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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Emily Lord Fransee

Research interests

Empire and colonialism; gender and sexuality; race, decolonization, and rights and citizenship; science fiction and speculative fiction; France and the francophone world; Africa and the Atlantic world

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Kyle Gardner

Research Interests

Modern South Asia; the British Empire; environmental history; borderlands; Ladakh and the Western Himalaya; Tibet; frontiers, borders, and boundaries; colonialism and postcolonialism; watersheds and water; technology; legal history; the colonial origins of international law

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