Ralph A. Austen

Professor Emeritus


Ralph Austen has retired and no longer directs BA theses or accepts new graduate students.

Field Specialties

African economic history; comparative slavery and slave trade; colonialism and imperialism; African literature


Kathleen Neils Conzen

Thomas E. Donnelley Professor Emerita


Kathleen Neils Conzen has retired and no longer directs BA theses or accepts new graduate students.

Field Specialties

American urban history; immigration and ethnicity; rural history; western settlement; nineteenth-century social history


Edward M. Cook Jr.

Associate Professor Emeritus


Edward Cook has retired and no longer directs BA theses or accepts new graduate students.

Field Specialties

Colonial and revolutionary America; social history; eighteenth-century Britain


Prasenjit Duara

Professor Emeritus


Pransenjit Duara has retired and no longer directs BA theses or accepts new graduate students at the University of Chicago.

Field Specialties

Modern Chinese social and cultural history; nationalism and transnationalism; history and poststructuralist theory


Constantin Fasolt

Karl J. Weintraub Professor Emeritus


Constantin Fasolt has retired and no longer directs BA theses or accepts new graduate students.

Field Specialties

Early modern Europe; political, social, and legal thought in medieval and early modern Europe; history and theory of historical writing; Reformation; conciliar movement


Sheila Fitzpatrick

Bernadotte E. Schmitt Distinguished Service Professor Emerita


Sheila Fitzpatrick has retired and no longer directs BA theses or accepts new graduate students.

Field Specialties

Soviet social, political, and cultural history; social identity; social mobility; the international Left; Australian history


Michael Geyer

Samuel N. Harper Professor Emeritus


Michael Geyer has retired and no longer directs BA theses or accepts new graduate students.

Field Specialties

Modern German and European history; history and theory of human rights; international and transnational history; globalization; war and genocide


Hanna Holborn Gray

Harry Pratt Judson Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus


Hanna Gray has retired and no longer directs BA theses or accepts new graduate students.

Hanna Holborn Gray is a historian with special interests in the history of humanism,  political and historical thought, and church history and politics in the Renaissance and the Reformation. She was president of the University of Chicago from July 1, 1978, through June 30, 1993.


Harry Harootunian

Max Palevsky Professor Emeritus


Harry Harootunian has retired and no longer directs BA theses or accepts new graduate students at the University of Chicago.


Field Specialties

Early modern and modern intellectual and cultural history of Japan; comparative formation of modern society, historical thought, literature and history and Marxism
 


Neil Harris

Preston & Sterling Morton Professor Emeritus


Neil Harris has retired and no longer directs BA theses or accepts new graduate students.

Field Specialties

United States; history of modern culture; history of technology, communications, architecture, and the arts of design


Ronald Inden

Professor Emeritus


Ronald Inden has retired and no longer directs BA theses or accepts new graduate students.

Field Specialties

Ancient and medieval India; Hindu thought; cultural studies; orientalism


Walter Kaegi

Professor Emeritus


Walter Kaegi has retired and no longer directs BA theses or accepts new graduate students.

Field Specialties

Byzantine and late Roman political, social, military, and religious structures; gistoriography; European military history and strategy; Byzantino-Islamic history


Julius Kirshner

Professor Emeritus


Julius Kirshner has retired and no longer directs BA theses or accepts new graduate students.

Tetsuo Najita

Robert S. Ingersoll Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus


Tetsuo Najita has retired and no longer directs BA theses or accepts new graduate students.

Field Specialties

Eighteenth-century Tokugawa thought; intellectual history of modern Japanese politics


Julie Saville

Associate Professor Emerita


Julie Saville has retired and no longer directs BA theses or accepts new graduate students.

Field Specialties

United States history; African American and Caribbean history; comparative slavery and emancipations


William H. Sewell Jr.

Frank P. Hixon Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus


William Sewell has retired and no longer directs BA theses or accepts new graduate students.

Field Specialties

Modern French social and cultural history; labor history; social theory


Christine Stansell

Stein-Freiler Distinguished Service Professor Emerita


Christine Stansell has retired and no longer directs BA theses or accepts new graduate students.

Field Specialties

Women's and gender history; antebellum US social and political history; American cultural history; history of human rights and post-catastrophic societies


Ronald G. Suny

Professor Emeritus


Ronald Suny has retired and no longer directs BA theses or accepts new graduate students at the University of Chicago.

Field Specialties

Russian empire and imperialism, historiography and methodology of studying social and cultural history


Noel M. Swerdlow

Professor Emeritus


Noel Swedlow has retired and no longer directs BA theses or accepts new graduate students.

Field Specialties

History of the exact sciences, antiquity through the seventeenth century; history of astronomy


Bernard Wasserstein

Harriet & Ulrich E. Meyer Professor Emeritus


Bernard Wasserstein has retired and no longer directs BA theses or accepts new graduate students.