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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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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Carmine Grimaldi

Research Interests

Media, technology, American culture

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Gregory Montoya-Mora

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

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Weichu Wang

Research Interests

Socialist China, industrialisation, history of technology, factory life, comparative communism

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