Jamal Abed-Rabbo

Middle East/Islam, 2012

Research Interests

Islamic Spain; Islamic law; orthodoxy and deviance; mudéjars and emigrants; the evolution of belief systems; societal collapse; the theory, practice, and literary manifestations of love


Madeline Adams

Modern Europe, 2019

Research Interests

Late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Central Europe; gender and sexuality; empire and colonialism; cultural history; history of childhood and toys; sensory history; material culture


Xavier Ante

East Asia-China, 2018

Research Interests

Environmental and economic history of late imperial and modern China; history of forests and natural resources; global Asia


Evelyn Atkinson

US pre-1900, 2013

Research Interests

History of the corporation, legal history, constitutional law, history of capitalism, history of the long nineteenth century, history of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, tort law


Anna Band

Modern Jewish, 2013

Research Interests

Modern Jewish history (social, cultural, and intellectual); German-Jewish history; nineteenth and twentieth century Hebrew, Yiddish, and German-Jewish literature; gender and Jewish history; history of housing, space, and place; Jewish migration and urbanization; Jewish memoir and memory


Benny Bar-Lavi

Early Modern Europe, 2015

Research Interests

Intellectual history; longue durée history of ideas; political thought in early modern Europe; early modern Spain and England; Conversos, Moriscos, and the Western Sephardi Diaspora; the reception of Machiavelli and Spinoza; “Judaism” and “Islam” as political concepts


Zachary Barr

Modern Europe, 2011

Research Interests

Nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Central Europe; Habsburg Austria; history of science; history of philosophy; historical epistemology; history of scientific communication; popular science and science popularization; Ernst Mach


Nathalie Barton

US 1900–Present, 2017

Research Interests

Twentieth-century US history; urban history; race; the built environment; real estate and housing, especially rental housing; residential segregation

 


Roland Derek Black

Medieval, 2016

Research Interests

Medieval and early modern intellectual history; ideological construction of ideas of race; paleography and codicology


Leila Blackbird

US pre-1900, 2019

Research Interests

Native American and Indigenous studies; comparative colonialisms and slaveries; settler colonialism; Atlantic history; New France and Louisiana; US-Mexico borderlands; Anglo-American imperialism; subaltern studies, decolonization, and postcolonialism; historical trauma, state violence, and genocide; environmental racism; critical theory at the intersection of race and gender


Keegan Boyar

Latin America, 2014

Research Interests

Modern Mexico; Latin American history; social history; cultural history; Atlantic history


James Bradley

US 1900–Present, 2018

Research Interests

US labor history; technology and automation; political economy; the history of capitalism; taxation, banking, and finance; the American South; race, racism, and resistance


Mariana Brandman

US 1900–Present, 2012

Research Interests

Twentieth-century US history; women and gender; lesbian and gay history; race and ethnicity; mass culture, humor, leisure, and entertainment; consumerism; public history


Robert Burgos

East Asia-Japan, 2014

Research Interests

Twentieth-century community formation in Japanese cities among marginalized and minority groups; relationship of these processes to the broader development of 少数民族 (shōsū minzoku, minority) identity and  "Japanese" identity in Japan


David Cantor-Echols

Medieval Europe, 2010

Research Interests

Medieval and early modern Iberia; Muslim-Christian-Jewish relations; medieval institutions and rituals; historiography; political philosophy


Larry Carrillo

Ancient, 2017

Research Interests

Roman law as it relates to Roman imperialism; development of the empire from the republican period into late antiquity


Ian Blaise Cipperly

East Asia-Japan, 2016

Research Interests

Azuchi-Momoyama and Edo period Japan (1568-1868); History of Japanese religions; Art and architecture of the Japanese archipelago; Hegemonic deification; Philosophy of history, conceptions of the past, and the Anthropocene


Arthur Clement

History of Science, 2017

Research Interests

Development of human sciences in the nineteenth century; emergence of the religious sciences in France; relationship between the human sciences and the natural sciences, natural history, morphology, and embryology; social and political contexts of knowledge formation; dialogue between science and religion as part secularism in France


Amy Coombs

Britain, 2013

Research Interests

Economic and environmental history; the Agricultural and Industrial Revolutions; coal transformation and oil acceleration; environmental and energy drivers of colonization and war; applied history; energy and agricultural economics; archival methods; paleography; digital humanities; geographic information systems (GIS).


Serena Covkin

US 1900-Present, 2016

Research Interests

Nineteenth- and twentieth-century U.S. history; women's and gender history; histories of violence; war, culture, and society; legal history; citizenship and rights


Laura Cremer

Modern Europe, 2018

Research Interests

Cultural history, intellectual history, media and information technologies, advertising, propaganda and political art, Germany, the Soviet Union, capitalism and socialism, gender and sexuality


Timothy Crimmins

US 1900–Present, 2011

Research Interests

US history; US political and intellectual history since 1865; the history of the social sciences, particularly criminology; the history of criminal justice; varieties of American conservatism; US foreign policy


Oliver Cussen

Early Modern Europe, 2012

Research Interests

Old regime France; European imperialism; political economy and the history of capitalism; the Enlightenment; intellectual history; environmental history


Jessa Dahl

East Asia-Japan, 2013

Research Interests

Modern Japanese and East Asian history; treaty ports and histories of transnational exchange; urban history; cultural and social history; histories of gender, race, and colonialism


Enrique Dávila

US 1900–Present, 2011

Research Interests

US-Mexico borderlands, Mexican American history, Latino history, northern Mexico, Texas history, Progressive Era, late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Latin America


Brandon Deadman

Modern Europe, 2016

Research Interests

Intellectual history of modern Germany; the conservative revolutionary movement, fascism, and völkisch ideology; religion, theology, and esotericism; German idealism, phenomenology, and Lebensphilosophie; poststructuralism and philosophy in postwar France; critical theory and philosophical anthropology; the history of mass, technics, and perception; the later Wittgenstein


Charles Begue Fawell

Modern Europe, 2014

Research Interests

Colonialism and the history of the French and British Empires; maritime history; migration, travel, and transit; military cultures and masculinity; material culture; theories of globalization


Michael Feeney

Early Modern Europe, 2018

Research Interests

Early modern Europe, early modern Britain, empires and imperialism, history of the book, news media


Ashley Finigan

US 1900–Present, 2011

Research Interests

African American history; nineteenth- and twentieth-century US women's and gender history; the modern United States; cultural history; print and musical cultures; black internationalism


Christina Flores

US 1900–Present, 2012

Research Interests

Latina/o history; California farmworkers and agriculture; Mexican immigration to the United States; US social movements; working-cass politics; religion in modern America; race and ethnicity; labor and capitalism


Nicholas Foster

US 1900–Present, 2016

Research Interests

History of capitalism in the twentieth-century United States; history of ideas; the impact of financialization on US politics, society, and culture


Christopher Gatto

Latin America, 2012

Research Interests

Modern Mexico; economic and social history of Latin America; agrarian history; export commodities; indigenous communities


Tahel Rachel Goldsmith

Modern Europe, 2018

Research Interests

Twentieth-century Germany; east-central Europe; history and memory; Holocaust and its aftermath; space and place; material culture, especially architecture


John-Paul Heil

Early Modern Europe, 2015

Research Interests

Early modern Europe, intellectual history of the Italian Renaissance, Renaissance humanism and philosophy, Renaissance reception of classical philosophy, and Italian cultural history


Alexander Hofmann

US pre-1900, 2014

Research Interests

Nineteenth- and twentieth-century United States; history of the American South; cultural, social, and political history; race and racism; gender and sexuality; violence; science, medicine, and the body; mass and visual culture; collective memory; public history


Michael Hosler-Lancaster

Medieval, 2016

Research Interests

High to late medieval Europe; the origins of the Germanic people and emergence of the German state(s); the history of gender and sexuality; material culture; Middle High German literature


Nicholas Huzsvai

Modern Europe, 2016

Research Interests

Modern Germany and Austria; modern East Central and Southeastern Europe; intellectual history of radical political movements; conservative revolution; transnational and comparative approaches to fascism; phenomenology of political religion; history of theology; study of folklore, mythology and Religionswissenschaft; history of the human sciences; theories of racism and nationalism; alternative religious movements; Kulturkritik and Kulturpessimismus; Romanticism; theories of anti-capitalism; philosophical anthropology; nineteenth- and early twentieth-century art


Alex Jania

East Asia-Japan, 2015

Research Interests

Modern Japan, emotional history, environmental history, national disasters, memorialization and memory studies, material culture, affect theory, popular religion, folklore, nationalism


Jaewoong Jeon

Teaching Fellow in the Social Sciences (2019–21)
East Asia-Korea, 2011

Research Interests

Korea and Taiwan; history of capitalism; empire and colonialism in East Asia; social theory


Syrus Jin

International, 2019

Research Interests

US foreign policy; decolonization in Asia; the Korean War; US-East Asian relations; multilateralism; alliance dynamics


Julius L. Jones

US 1900–Present, 2014

Research Interests

Twentieth-century US cultural and social history, particularly the meanings of aspiration among racial and ethnic minorities


Caine Jordan

US 1900–Present, 2016

Research Interests

Twentieth-century US history; African American history; women's and gender history; history of medicine

 


Robert Kaminski

US 1900–Present, 2014

Research Interests

Nineteenth- and twentieth-century United States; business, economic, and labor history; political history; history of economic thought and political theory; Christianity and commerce; regulatory policy


Evelyn Kessler

US pre-1900, 2017

Research Interests

History of the long nineteenth century; gender and sexuality; race and racism; personhood, citizenship, and the state; social reform; intellectual, legal, and cultural history


Agatha Kim

History of Science, 2011

Research Interests

Nineteenth-century biology, with a pre-Darwinian focus; Formation, competition, and sharing of scientific knowledge between France and Germany; Goethe's scientific works; German Romanticism; text analysis using visualization methods


Haeyoung Kim

East Asia-Korea, 2012

Research Interests

Modern Korean history and North Korea; the Cold War; international history; empire, imperialism, and colonialism; postcolonial East Asia

Roy Kimmey III

Modern Europe, 2013

Research Interests

East Central European history; modern Hungary; immigration and migration; nationalism; cultural history of state socialism; histories of humanitarianism and human rights; minority rights and politics; politics of recognition; Romani studies; ethnomusicology


Christopher Kindell

Teaching Fellow in the Social Sciences (2019–21)
US pre-1900, 2012

Research Interests

Long-nineteenth-century American Pacific World; Hawai’i, the U.S. West, and Australia; public health, medicine, and technology; mobility, commerce, and urbanization; race, indigeneity, and migration; empire and colonization; visual and material culture


Emma Kitchen

History of Science, 2016

Research Interests

History of evolutionary biology; nineteenth-century natural history; public and scientific intersections; deep time and historical consciousness; paleontology and paleobiology; relation between human and biological sciences; history of museums


Daniel Knorr

East Asia-China, 2013

Research Interests

Qing social and cultural history; local and imperial identity and institutions; urban history and spatial strategies; violence and social movements; cross-cultural communication and conflict; place and social networks


Jared Kreiner

Ancient, 2012

Research Interests

Late Republic and early Imperial Roman history; Roman Germany; ancient warfare; ancient architecture


Nicholas Kryczka

Teaching Fellow in the Social Sciences (2019–21)
US 1900–Present, 2013

Research Interests

Urban history; history of education; migration; civil rights and desegregation; the middle class; race and ethnicity; nativism; neighborhoods; gentrification; oral history; K–12 history education


Carl E. Kubler

East Asia-China, 2015

Research Interests

Social and economic history of late imperial and modern China; history of Sino-Western contact; global maritime history; intercultural communication and conflict; language and identity; history of education; children, childhood, and nationalism


Jun Hee Lee

East Asia-Japan, 2013

Research Interests

Twentieth-century East Asia; music, consumption, and social life in postwar Japan; cultural projects in early twentieth-century Japan and Korea; Cold War–era international peace movements and events; history in popular culture; cultural exchanges between Japan and South Korea since the late 1990s


Yujie Li

East Asia-China, 2017

Research Interests

Twentieth-century China; history of technology and material culture; work and life under socialism


Deirdre Lyons

Caribbean and Atlantic World, 2012

Research Interests

Nineteenth- and twentieth-century Caribbean history; French colonialism and empire; Atlantic worlds; history of slavery and emancipation in the Americas; post-abolition citizenship; cultural and social history; history of the family, gender, and sexuality


Naama Maor

US pre-1900, 2014

Research Interests

Nineteenth- and twentieth-century United States, history of the Gilded Age and the Progressive Era, legal history, history of children and childhood, social policy and reform, family law and juvenile justice


Emily Masghati

Teaching Fellow in the Social Sciences (2019–21)
US 1900–Present, 2013

Research Interests

African American history; history of the US South; US intellectual history; history of social science; philanthropy; education; urban history


Fiona Maxwell

US 1900–Present, 2018

Research Interests

Nineteenth- and twentieth-century U.S. history; cultural history; literary and oral culture; children and education; urban history; immigration; Chicago and the Midwest


Maureen McCord

International, 2019

Research Interests

Modern South Asia; migration, labor, and the colonial subject; colonial intermediaries; subaltern studies and postcolonial historiography; British Empire in Asia and Africa


Erin McCullugh

Caribbean & Atlantic World, 2012

Research Interests

History of Brazil; Latin American history; slavery and emancipation in the Americas; the transatlantic slave trade; the Atlantic World; race and racism; the history of gender and sexuality


Ilana McQuinn

Modern Jewish, 2013

Research Interests

Nineteenth- and twentieth-century Jewish history; twentieth-century Europe; Central and East European history; Jewish-Gentile relations; the Cold War; censorship; culture and political change, media; literary, visual, and cinema studies; transnationalism and cultural exchange


Julia Mead

Modern Europe, 2018

Research Interests

Twentieth-century East Central Europe, state socialism and post-socialism, Cold War history, labor, gender, and sexuality, environmental history, mining


Gregory Montoya-Mora

US 1900–Present, 2014

Research Interests

United States political history; Latino/borderlands history; Cold War science and technology studies; electoral politics; congressional appropriations; intergovernmental relations; nuclear weapons laboratories; citizenship and constituent relations


Yasser Nasser

International, 2017

Research Interests

Transnational history; India-China relations; postcolonialism; nation and state building; intellectual history; modernity


Erin Newton

East Asia-Japan, 2014

Research Interests

Nineteenth- and twentieth-century Japanese history; history of science and medicine; gender and labor; medical education and technology; history of care


Quynh-Anh Nguyen

International, 2019

Research Interests

Modern Asia; print culture; urban politics; gender; emotion; critical theory's critique of modernism, colonialism, and nationalism


Nicholas O'Neill

Modern Europe, 2014

Research Interests

Early modern and modern Europe; history of capitalism; political economy; history of economic thought; France since 1648; the Atlantic World


Corbin Page

US 1900–Present, 2016

Research Interests

US legal history; history of criminal law; history of crime, policing, and incarceration; history of the social and human sciences


Stephanie Painter

East Asia-China, 2016

Research Interests

Cultural and social history of late imperial and modern China; gender and sexuality; legal history; masculinity studies; ethnicity and the state; everyday life


Kristine Palmieri

History of Science, 2014

Research Interests

History of Science; History of the Human Sciences and Humanities; History of Philology; Germany; Modern and Early Modern Europe; Cultural, Institutional, and Intellectual History; History of Knowledge; Transnational History; Britain and the British Empire


Keyao (Kyle) Pan

East Asia-Japan, 2015

Research Interests

Social and cultural history of postwar Japan; transnational history of East Asia; repatriation and migration; war memory; testimonial practices; civilian movements; interpretation and re-interpretation of war legacy; state and civil society; human rights; nationalism and nation building


Hannah Youngeun Park

East Asia-Korea, 2018

Research Interests

Twentieth-century Korea; transnational history of East Asia; empire and colonialism; intellectual diaspora/exile communities; women and gender; postcolonial nation building in the Cold War; East Asia-US relations


Sandra H. Park

East Asia-Korea, 2015

Research Interests

Twentieth-century Korea; Christianity in divided Korea; performing citizenship; Korean War; US imperialism and Cold War; transpacific pedagogy on liberal democracy; blood and jus sanguinis in post-1945 East Asia


Eilin Rafael Pérez

International, 2015

Research Interests

Korea and the decolonizing world, tricontinental solidarity, postcolonialism and the Cold War, diplomatic history, cultural politics, language and representation

 


Alexandra Montero Peters

Medieval, 2015

Research Interests

Medieval Iberia and the Near East; Muslims, Jews, and Christians in medieval Spain; literary and cultural exchange across the Mediterranean; codicology and translation enterprises

 


Eric Phillips

Modern Europe, 2012

Research interests

Economic and political history of modern Central and Eastern Europe; Austria, Bohemia, and the Habsburg Empire; capitalism, socialism, nationalism, and liberalism; comparative empires


Sarath Pillai

South Asia, 2013

Research Interests

Modern South Asian history, British empire, legal and constitutional history, postcolonial histories/subaltern studies, Indian princely states, history of Travancore/Kerala, international history, interwar political thought, decolonization, international law, history of federation, and studies on nationalism and sovereignty


Usama Rafi

International, 2015

Research Interests

International history; intellectual history; history of redistributive politics and economic thought; twentieth-century human sciences; human rights, development, and American foreign policy in the twentieth century; history of the British Empire; colonialism in Asia and Africa; Islam in the non-Arab world


Camille Reynolds

Ancient, 2014

Research Interests

Roman cultural history; Greek cultural history; ancient slavery; comparative history; the Christianization of the Roman Empire


Charlotte Robertson

Modern Europe, 2014

Research Interests

Modern France, especially the long nineteenth century; financial markets and society; modern European intellectual, economic, and cultural history; capitalism in the Atlantic world; social theory; regulation, policing, and imprisonment; history of the corporation


Christian Rocha

Latin America, 2015

Research Interests

Modern Mexico; urban history of Latin America; spatial history; urbanization, regionalism, and state building; Mexican borderlands and boomtowns; land tenure; the middle classes, populism, and social movements; spatial politics; decentralization; urban redevelopment


Colin Rydell

Britain, 2011

Research Interests

Early modern Britain; commodity and consumption history; alternative agriculture; environmental history; the early American colonies; the history of science; The Great Instauration


Zoya Sameen

South Asia, 2015

Research Interests

Nineteenth- and twentieth-century South Asian history; global histories of prostitution; gender history; empire and colonialism; imperial violence; philosophy of history


Arthur Schott Lopes

Latin America, 2019

Research Interests

Intellectual history; political theory; democracy and democratic theory; early twentieth-century Brazil; race; nationalism; US imperialism


Steven Server

History of Science, 2015

Research Interests

History of medicine and public health in modern Mexico; medical and scientific nationalism; history of the mental sciences; medical professionalization; progress, modernity, and statecraft; medicine and modern war


Jiakai Sheng

East Asia-Japan, 2016

Research Interests

Modern Japan; transnational history of East Asia; identities; ideologies; state-society relations; expatriate communities


Brendan Small

Early Modern Europe, 2016

Research Interests

Early modern Europe, Italian Renaissance, Renaissance humanism, Renaissance devotional art, ritual, and patronage


Alyssa Smith

US 1900–Present

Research Interests

Twentieth-century United States; violence; crime; incarceration; vigilantism; race and racism; mass, visual, and consumer culture; social movements; gender and sexuality; public history


Madeline Smith

Modern Europe, 2014

Research Interests

Modern European and American history; comparative urban history, Paris and Chicago; Atlantic world; gender, sexuality, and women’s history; race and social difference; teaching, learning, and childhood; material culture, especially textiles, clothing, recycling, and the stewardship of objects; history of capitalism and labor; domestic economy and craft; ecology and environmental history; history of emotions; magic, spirituality, and folk wisdom


Natalie Smith

Modern Europe, 2016

Research Interests

Modern Europe and the Mediterranean; intersections of urban, environmental, and cultural issues in southern France and the French Mediterranean in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries


Thomas Snyder

Modern Europe, 2013

Research Interests

Modern German history, German constitutional law, German legal theory, comparative constitutional law, the history of international law and human rights, the history of ideas, law and philosophy


Robert Suits

US pre-1900, 2015

Research Interests

Climate, culture, and empire in the American West; environmental history, climate, soil, and energy; capitalism, imperialism, and inequality; indigenous communities and the Fourth World; global history; deep history; spatial history; quantitative history; the American West; and Native American history


Zhi-Xiang Niuniu Teo

East Asia-China, 2018

Research Interests

Twentieth-century China; social and intellectual history; family and relationships under socialism; gender; memory and autobiography


Nicole Beckmann Tessel

Middle East/Islam, 2010

Research Interests

Ottoman diplomatic history; foreign relations of the Ottoman Empire in the East and West; global history of early modern diplomacy; philosophies and practices of history; history of education


Zeynep Tezer

Middle East/Islam, 2015

Research Interests

Social and political history of the Ottoman Empire from sixteenth to eighteenth century; structure and agency in power relations; political households and group dynamics; early modern world history


Jennifer Timmons

Medieval Europe, 2010

Research Interests

Medieval religious, cultural and intellectual history; hagiography; exegesis; liturgy; heresy and anti-heretical rhetoric


Gregory Valdespino

Modern Europe, 2015

Research Interests

Modern France and the Francophone world, West Africa, comparative empires and colonialism, home and belonging, family and households, material culture, migration, gender, and sexuality


Ben Van Zee

Modern Europe, 2015

Research Interests

Central and Eastern Europe; nineteenth- and twentieth-century Germany and Poland; Habsburg Monarchy and the successor states; comparative empires; imperialism and colonialism; humanitarianism; migration; global and transnational history


Demmy Villalpando

Latin America, 2016

Research Interests

Modern Mexico; social and political history of Latin America; history of the social sciences; indigenismo; international history


Chao Wang

East Asia-China, 2014

Research Interests

Twentieth-century China; urban history; medical and social welfare; disability and gender; history of work and the everyday


Weichu Wang

East Asia-China, 2016

Research Interests

Socialist China, industrialisation, history of technology, factory life, comparative communism


Emily Webster

Britain, 2015

Research Interests

Environmental history of the British Empire; history of science and medicine; public health and disease; land-use change, ecology, climate change, and the Anthropocene


Michael Williams

Modern Europe, 2010

Research Interests

Contemporary Germany, Derrida and post-structuralism, anti-foundationalism, German idealism, the history of nihilism, Nietzsche, Lebensphilosophie, philosophies of consciousness, philosophies of language, the Third Reich and the Holocaust, modernity, the West and theories of the West


Tali Winkler

Early Modern Europe, 2014

Research Interests

Early modern Jewish history; history of the book; history of reading; marginalia; Hebrew and Yiddish book trade; material culture; circulation of books as material objects