Johann Bayer

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

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James Bradley

Research Interests

US labor history; technology and automation; political economy; the history of capitalism; taxation, banking, and finance; the American South; race, racism, and resistance

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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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Laura Cremer

Research Interests

Cultural history, intellectual history, media and information technologies, advertising, propaganda and political art, Germany, the Soviet Union, capitalism and socialism, gender and sexuality

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Carmine Grimaldi

Research Interests

Media, technology, American culture

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