Alex Jania

Research Interests

Modern Japan, emotional history, environmental history, national disasters, memorialization and memory studies, material culture, affect theory, popular religion, folklore, nationalism

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Emma Kitchen

Research Interests

History of evolutionary biology; nineteenth-century natural history; public and scientific intersections; deep time and historical consciousness; paleontology and paleobiology; relation between human and biological sciences; history of museums

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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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Julia Mead

Research Interests

Twentieth-century East Central Europe, state socialism and post-socialism, Cold War history, labor, gender, and sexuality, environmental history, mining

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Christian Rocha

Research Interests

Modern Mexico; urban history of Latin America; spatial history; urbanization, regionalism, and state building; Mexican borderlands and boomtowns; land tenure; the middle classes, populism, and social movements; spatial politics; decentralization; urban redevelopment

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