Amy Coombs

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).

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Michael Feeney

Research Interests

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

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Carl E. Kubler

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

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Sarath Pillai

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

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Colin Rydell

Research Interests

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

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