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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Abigail Bratcher

Research Interests

History of the Soviet Union, Cold War history, gender history, environmental history

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Charles Begue Fawell

Research Interests

Colonialism and the history of the French and British Empires; maritime history; migration, travel, and transit; military cultures and masculinity; material culture; theories of globalization

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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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