IHGG emerges from the World Cultures Graduate Group, which admitted students between 2005 and 2014. This list includes graduates of both programs.
- Lucia Vazquez (2009), Martin-Rodriguez; Thesis: "Chicas' Lit: Today's Young Adult Latina Literature"
- Salvador Contreras Cornejo (2009), DeLugan; Thesis: "Adventure capitalists in "Maya Town": ethnographic insights on transnational social networks and migration from the de-territorialized state of Yucatan to San Francisco, California"
- Letha Goger (2009), Mostern
- Justine Issavi (2011), Forte
- Llonel Onsurez (2011), Forte; Thesis: "The history and use of aerial and space-based remote sensing and ground based terrestrial laser scanning in archaeology"
- Roselia Ekhause (2012), Ricci; Thesis: "Literatura Marroquí Escrita en Catalán y Castellano"
- Carl Ponzio (2013), Martin-Rodriguez; Thesis: "Reading (for) Magical Gaps: The Novice Reader's Aesthetic Response to Magical Realism"
- Alma Renteria (2013), Martin-Rodriguez
- Christine Grimaldi Clarkson (2014), Hull; Thesis: "Rock Art, Ritual, and the Cosmos: A Landscape Investigation of CA-MRP-402"
- Trevor Albertson (2009), Herken; Dissertation: "The Face of War: Curtis LeMay and America in the Cold War, 1945-1957"
- Richard Ravalli (2009), Herken; Dissertation: "Soft gold and the Pacific frontier: geopolitics and environment in the sea otter trade"
- Raymond Winter (2010), Goggans; Dissertation: "The California Dream: a dangerous social and environmental myth protested by John Muir and John Steinbeck"
- Maria Teresa Rinaldi (2013), Lopez-Calvo
- Bradford Johnston (2013), Malloy; "Ronald Reagan's Race to Space: American Atomic Diplomacy and SDI in the Age of Reykjavik"
- Carlos Bazua Morales (2013), Rebhun; Dissertation: "Extending the Roads for Survival: An Ethnography of the Ongoing Maya Diaspora"
- Marco Valesi (2014), Lopez-Calvo; Dissertation: "Clean Wall, Voiceless People: Exploring Socio-Identitarian Processes through Street-Urban Art as Literature"
- Fabrizio Galeazzi (2014), Aldenderfer; Dissertation: "Redefining Digital Archaeology: New Methodologies for 3D Documentation and Preservation of Cultural Heritage"
- Beth Hernandez-Jason (2014), Martin-Rodriguez; Dissertation: "The Act of Reading John Rechy: Transnational Intertexts and Readers"
- Paola Di Giuseppantonio Di Franco (2014), Aldenderfer and Hull; Dissertation: "Talking About Things: A Cognitive Approach to Digital Heritage and Material Culture Studies in Archaeology"
- Alicia Ramos-Jordan (2014), Martin-Rodriguez; Dissertation: “Conspiradoras in the Contact Zone: Escritoras chicanas y su obra en español hacia una literatura menor"
- Gayle Yamada (2015), Camfield