Amy Coombs

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)

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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; children, childhood, and nationalism

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Zachary Leonard

Research Interests

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

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Justin Niermeier-Dohoney

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

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