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


Marcel Sebastián Anduiza Pimentel

Latin America, 2011

Research Interests

Modern Mexico; political, urban, and economic history of Latin America; Latin America in the Pacific world; US–Latin American relations; history of regional development in Mexico; political violence and state formation; seaport management, traffic, and population mobility; tourism development


Michaela (Míša) Appeltová

Modern Europe, 2011

Research Interests

Twentieth-century Central and Eastern Europe, feminist theory and gender history, race and ethnicity, colonialisms, intersections of postcolonialism and socialism


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


Mohamad Ballan

Middle East/Islam, 2011

Research Interests

Nasrid Granada; medieval Iberia and North Africa; early modern Spain; Islamic mysticism; Islamic political thought; medieval political theory


Anna Band

Modern Jewish, 2013

Research Interests

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


Benny Bar-Lavi

Early Modern Europe, 2015

Research Interests

Intellectual history; political theology and political philosophy in early modern Europe; longue durée history of ideas; the reception of Machiavelli and Spinoza; Jewish-Christian intellectual relations in early modern Europe; early modern Spain; conversos; the Western Sephardi Diaspora


Zachary Barr

Modern Europe, 2011

Research Interests

Habsburg Empire, Austria; history and philosophy of science; historical epistemology; popular science and the popularization of science; Austromarxism, the Vienna Circle, Wittgenstein, Ernst Mach


Nathalie Barton

US 1900–Present, 2017

Research Interests

Nineteenth- and twentieth-century US history; urban history; housing and homeownership; race; citizenship

 


Johann Bayer

US 1900–Present, 2015

Research Interests

Twentieth-century US and Middle Eastern history; modern Iraq and Syria; violence, total war, and militarization in the United States; the US all-volunteer military; terrorism in the American imagination; the Westphalian state after the Cold War; the politics of secularism, religion, human rights, and gender; transnational history; international relations; cultural history; problems of evidence and interpretation in digital history


Roland D. Black

Medieval, 2016

Research Interests

Early medieval Europe; the Carolingian Empire; monasticism; early Islam; al-Andalus; North Africa and the Near East; kingship; education; moral guidance and royal advisors; paleography and codicology


Keegan Boyar

Latin America, 2014

Research Interests

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


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


Abigail Bratcher

Russia and Eurasia, 2017

Research Interests

History of the Soviet Union, Cold War history, gender history, environmental 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


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


Filiberto Chávez Jr.

US 1900-Present, 2011

Research Interests

American West; Southwest history; borderlands; citizenship; higher education; social movements; American legal history; US government; racial formations; social reform; Bureau of Indian Affairs; Native American history; Mexican American history; Latino history; urban history


Ian Blaise Cipperly

East Asia-Japan, 2016

Research Interests

Early modern Japan; history of Japanese religions; political history; the intersection between Japanese religions and political and social ideology


Ashley Clark

History of Science, 2010

Research Interests

Romanticism and intellectual history


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


Daina Coffey

US 1900–Present, 2012

Research Interests

Race and gender; capitalism; urban and legal history


Amy Coombs

Britain, 2013

Research Interests

Economic and environmental history; the British Agricultural and Industrial Revolutions; coal transformation; land-based rent seeking and projecting; history of capitalism; environmental and energy drivers of colonization and war; energy economics; sustainability analysis; climate change and forest management; landscape history; museum studies and collections management; paper and wood-product object conservation; archival methods; paleography; digital humanities and geographic information systems (GIS)


Serena Covkin

US pre-1900, 2016

Research Interests

Nineteenth- and twentieth-century US history; American political culture; gender and sexuality; historical memory


John Cropper

Africa, 2011

Research Interests

African history and French West Africa; colonialism and postcolonialism; energy and natural resources; environmental change and political economy; global and international history


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


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

History of the human sciences in modern France and Germany; Kulturkritik and Kulturpessimismus; religious studies, esotericism, and political radicalism; social theory and philosophical anthropology; German idealism and hermeneutic phenomenology; French poststructuralism; history of perception, ontology, and technics; the ontological turn; New Wittgensteinian approaches to history-writing


Zebulon York Dingley

Africa, 2008

Research Interests

East Africa; Kenya; kinship; ritual; slavery; critical social theory


Julia Dufosse

US pre-1900, 2014

Research Interests

Nineteenth-century US history; gender and sexuality; social history; literary, visual, and material culture; metahistory and historiography


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


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


Mariana Flores-Guevara

Latin America, 2015

Research Interests

Nineteenth- and twentieth-century Mexico; history of medicine; public health; urban history; history of drugs; modern Latin America; US-Mexico relations; cultural history; international history


Emily Forden Calderbank

Ancient, 2012

Research Interests

Roman and Greek social history; economic history; gender and labor; demographics; urban history; history of slavery


Nicholas Foster

US 1900–Present, 2016

Research Interests

History of capitalism in the twentieth-century United States; history of ideas; emergence of neoliberalism as a economic, political, and social construct


Emily Lord Fransee

International, 2007

Research interests

Empire and colonialism; gender and sexuality; race, decolonization, and rights and citizenship; science fiction and speculative fiction; France and the francophone world; Africa and the Atlantic world


Elizabeth Fretwell

Africa, 2010

Research Interests

Francophone West Africa; Benin; urban history; gender and sexuality; work and leisure; colonialism and postcolonialism; material and visual culture


Christopher Gatto

Latin America, 2012

Research Interests

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


Aimee Genova

Ancient, 2010

Research Interests

Nineteenth- and twentieth-century Crete and modern Greece; archaeology and construction of national identity; disciplinary history; nationalism and archaeology; historical memory


Alyssa Goodstein

Latin America, 2017

Research Interests

Modern Mexico; political, social, and cultural history of Latin America; US–Latin American relations; regional politics in Mexico; caciquismo; political violence and state formation; authoritarianism; political economy


Carmine Grimaldi

History of Science, 2010

Research Interests

Media, technology, American culture


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; collective memory; mentalité; race and racism; violence; gender and sexuality; science, medicine, and the body; mass and visual culture; 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

Imperial Germany and Weimar Republic; Habsburg Empire; intellectual history of far-right and far-left movements; organization of artisan and agrarian labor; transmission of socialist ideas across Central and Southeastern Europe; formation of class and national identity; intersection of religion and radical politics; cultural exchange among multiethnic empires; nineteenth- and early twentieth-century art; political economy of war


Jaewoong Jeon

East Asia-Korea, 2011

Research Interests

East Asian history, especially Korea and Taiwan; capitalism and colonialism; sociocultural theory


Nicholas Johnson

US 1900–Present, 2017

Research Interests

US history, intellectual history, and political economy


Elisa Jones

Early Modern Europe, 2008

Research Interests

Early modern Europe; Old Regime France; citizenship; history of rights; political thought; religion; secularism; war and violence; exile and displacement in Europe and the Atlantic world; cultural history; intellectual history; legal history


Caine Jordan

US 1900–Present, 2016

Research Interests

Nineteenth- and twentieth-century US history; African American history; women's and gender history; social movements; black elitism; race and resistance


Trish Kahle

US 1900–Present, 2012

Research Interests

Energy history, global history of labor and capitalism, environmental history, history of colonization and decolonization, mining and extraction, the United States and the world


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


Roy Kimmey III

Modern Europe, 2013

Research Interests

East-central European history; modern Bulgaria, Romania and Hungary; Habsburg history; Ottoman-Habsburg relations; immigration and migration; nationalism; religious studies; secularization theory; Orthodox Christianity; Neo-Protestantism; cultural history of state socialism; ethnomusicology


Christopher Kindell

US pre-1900, 2012

Research Interests

Nineteenth- and twentieth-century history of the United States and the Pacific world; Hawaii; American imperialism; public health, medicine, and the environment; urbanization and commercial growth; medical geography; migration and settlement; race and racism; human rights; visual and material culture


Emma Kitchen

History of Science, 2016

Research Interests

History of evolutionary biology; nineteenth-century natural history; public and scientific intersections


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

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; children, childhood, and nationalism


Jun Hee Lee

East Asia-Japan, 2013

Research Interests

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


Zachary Leonard

South Asia, 2011

Research Interests

British frontier ethnography; Muslim "fanaticism"; Indian princely states; Indian reform movements; colonial political economy; Victorian international law; colonial anxiety and nostalgia


Yujie Li

East Asia-China, 2017

Research Interests

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


Matthew Lowenstein

East Asia-China, 2015

Research Interests

Modern China and transnational history; financial, business, and social history; history of Sichuan


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


Hanna Manente Nunes

Latin America, 2016

Research Interests

Modern Brazil; economic history; material culture and urban studies


Michel Marion

East Asia-Japan and Korea, 2017

Research Interests

Social and legal history of Korea; the Japanese Empire; juvenile delinquency; history of prewar Japan; urban history; imperialism; postcolonialism; North Korea


Emily Masghati

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


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 Miller

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


Amanda Mitchell

Latin America, 2016

Research Interests

Latin American cultural and intellectual history; Cuban Revolution; language and the modern nation; twentieth-century intellectual left(s) and leftist movements in Latin America; historical memory


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


Justin Niermeier-Dohoney

Teaching Fellow in the Social Sciences
History of Science, 2011

Research Interests

Early modern science; early modern Britain and the Atlantic world; natural history; environmental history; alchemy; astrology and astro-meteorology; cornucopianism and utopianism; pre-Linnaean taxonomy; science and religion; deep history; the anthropocene and climate change in historical context


Nicholas O'Neill

Modern Europe, 2014

Research Interests

Early modern Europe, modern Europe, France, history of capitalism, history of economic thought


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 the human sciences and humanities; history of philology; history of philology, history of science, intellectual history, German history, Western and Central European history, eighteenth- and nineteenth-century history


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


Sandra H. Park

East Asia-Korea, 2015

Research Interests

Modern Korean history; religion and the Cold War; postcolonialism and rural politics


Kai Perry Parker

US 1900–Present, 2009

Research Interests

African American history, twentieth-century US history; transnational American studies


Cameron Penwell

East Asia-Japan, 2007

Research Interests

Modern Japanese history, history of religion in modern Japan, Shinto studies, Japanese Buddhism


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


Sarath Pillai

South Asia, 2013


Master of Studies in Law (in progress) Yale Law School


Research Interests

British empire, law and imperialism, Indian princely states, princely state of Travancore, internationalism and self determination, decolonization and postcolonialism, and interwar and post–World War histories of federation and commonwealth


Kevin Powell

Latin America, 2017

Research Interests

Nineteenth- and twentieth-century Latin America; religion and politics in Brazil and the Southern Cone; intellectual history of Luso-Hispanic world; history and philosophy of Catholic science in Latin America, intellectual connections between Europe and Southern Cone

 


Usama Rafi

International, 2015

Research Interests

British imperial history; ideological history of the British Empire; colonial legal history; modern Europe; modern European contact with Islam; frontiers, borders, and boundaries; colonialism in South Asia; Pakistan and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA)


Pablo Rangel

US 1900–Present, 2013

Research Interests

United States history; Latin American history; digital humanities; agriculture; international relations; public policy; capitalism; global economies; immigration; politics in the countryside


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; financial markets and society; intellectual, economic, and cultural history of modern Europe; capitalism in the Atlantic world; social theory; history of the corporation; early modern Italian banking and finance


Christian Rocha

Latin America, 2015

Research Interests

Modern Mexico; urban history of Latin America; urbanization, planning, regionalism, and state building; Mexican borderlands and boomtowns; land tenure; middle classes, populism, and urban social movements; landscapes


Claire Roosien

Russia and Eurasia, 2012

Research Interests

Central Asia; modern Middle East; modern Russia; gender history and theory; cultural and literary history; secularism; empire and imperial history; modernism in the arts and politics


Adam Lynd Rowe

Teaching Fellow in the Social Sciences
US pre-1900, 2011

Research Interests

United States history; intellectual history, political history and the history of political thought; war and society; the Civil War and Reconstruction


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; transnational histories of prostitution; gender history; empire and colonialism; philosophy of history


Laura (Lisa) Scott

Medieval and Early Modern Europe, 2010

Research Interests

Medieval and early modern Europe; Western and Central Europe; Holy Roman Empire, Bohemia, and Habsburg Monarchy; governance, nobility, and institutional development; nationalism and identity


Savitri Maya Sedlacek Kunze

US 1900–Present, 2013

Research Interests

Twentieth-century American history; United States in the world; human rights and humanitarianism; migration; legal history; international law


Caroline Séquin

Modern Europe, 2012

Research Interests

Modern France and its empire; the Atlantic world; global and transnational history; cultural and social history; race and racism; gender and sexuality theories and history


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; race and racism; mass, visual, and consumer culture; urban history; crime; 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 public-health issues in Mediterranean port cities in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries


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


William Sullivan

Early Modern Europe, 2012

Research Interests

European legal history, Roman law, comparative law


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; early modern political thought; philosophies and practices of history


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


Erika Tschinkel

Teaching Fellow in the Social Sciences
Modern Europe, 2010

Research Interests

Modern European intellectual history; modern European philosophy, especially political and social theory; Weimar Germany; human rights ideas in modern European philosophy; human rights law and international treaties; international humanitarian law and humanitarianism


Gregory Valdespino

Modern Europe, 2015

Research Interests

Modern France, West Africa, comparative empires, material history, urban history, family and households


Ben Van Zee

Modern Europe, 2015

Research Interests

Modern Central and Eastern Europe; the German- and Polish-speaking world; migration; humanitarianism and imperialism; migration; comparative empires and colonialisms; global 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

Social and cultural history of medicine and disability in twentieth-century China; history of blindness and visual impairment; history of handwork, technology, and gender in everyday life


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


Lael Weinberger

US 1900–Present, 2013

Research Interests

Legal history; the United States in the world; international law; human rights; law and religion


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