Tal Arbel

Postdoctoral Researcher and Instructor

Research Interests

History of the human sciences; mental measurement; expert authority; knowledge circulation; Americanization


Jordan Bimm

Postdoctoral Researcher and Instructor

Research Interests

Space history, Cold War history, history of medicine, history of modern life sciences, science and technology studies, history of exploration and extreme environments.


John Clegg

Collegiate Assistant Professor

Research Interests

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


Iris Clever

Postdoctoral Researcher and Instructor

Research Interests

History of science and technology, history of the body, data history, modern Europe and the Netherlands, race and gender


John Harpham

Collegiate Assistant Professor

Research Interests

Early-modern England; Atlantic history; early American history; intellectual history; freedom; slavery; race; cartography


Alexandra M. Locking

Collegiate Assistant Professor

Research Interests

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


David P. Lyons

Assistant Instructional Professor

Research Interests

The Enlightenment and its reception; history of political thought; history of Christianity; modernity and its discontents; religion and the modern state; political theology


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


Sunit Singh

Assistant Instructional Professor

Research Interests

The rise and fall of the British Empire in India; international socialism in the twentieth century; philosophy of 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


Geoffrey Traugh

Collegiate Assistant Professor

Research Interests

Modern Africa, empire and decolonization, development and inequality, environmental history, capitalism and the world economy


Steven Waldorf

Donnelley Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Research Interests

Intellectual history of the Middle Ages and Renaissance; history of medieval and early modern European political thought; Aristotelianism; political theology


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