Our department was one of the first programs to be founded at Catholic University, and its long and distinguished history has been enriched by the work both of its faculty and of its students.
- Early history of the department, 1891-1918
- Recent history of the department and its current faculty, 1979-present
- Doctoral dissertations, 1904-1978
- Doctoral dissertations, 1979-present
A number of departmental prizes and funds are named after former faculty members: they are used to support fellowships and research by students and faculty. The department always welcomes gifts to one of these funds or inquiries about starting a new one.