Christopher Allison

Collegiate Assistant Professor

Research Interests

Eighteenth- and nineteenth-century America and the Atlantic world; American history, material culture, and religious studies


Aaron Benanav

Collegiate Assistant Professor

Research Interests

Nineteeth- and twentieth-century global economic history; employment and unemployment; deindustrialization, informality, inequality, labor market dynamics, population growth, and urbanization


Margaret Carlyle

Postdoctoral Researcher and Instructor

Research Interests

History of the human sciences, medical technology, the material culture of science, and gender and women in early modern France


John Clegg

Collegiate Assistant Professor

Research Interests

The political economy of slavery, antebellum capitalism, mass incarceration and job loss


Jennifer P. Daly

Postdoctoral Researcher and Instructor

Research Interests

Historical thinking in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century natural philosophy, the role of hypothesis, speculation, and imagination in Enlightenment and Romantic science, and the historical relationship between science and religion


Eduardo Escobar

Postdoctoral Researcher and Instructor

Research Interests

Babylonian knowledge, historiography, and scientific knowledge in the premodern world


Alexandra M. Locking

Collegiate Assistant Professor

Research Interests

Historical writing in the Middle Ages, gender in aristocratic society, and the medieval church


Basil Salem

Collegiate Assistant Professor
PhD'16 (history) University of Chicago

Research Interests

Early modern and modern Ottoman Empire, focusing on the cultural and intellectual history


Blake Smith

Collegiate Assistant Professor

Research Interests

Economic and cultural exchange between Europe and South Asia from the eighteenth century; South Asia and the Enlightenment; cosmopolitanism in South Asia


Jake Werner

Collegiate Assistant Professor

Research Interests

Modern China, working-class life, mass entertainment and political culture, postwar economies and cultures


Isaiah Lorado Wilner

Postdoctoral Researcher and Instructor

Research Interests

US history, modern intellectual history, transnational history, the history and sociology of science, settler colonial studies, social theory


Adam Woodhouse

Collegiate Assistant Professor

Research Interests

History of early modern European political thought; republican conceptions of empire in Renaissance Italy; Machiavelli’s theory of empire