Madeline Smith

Research Interests

Modern European and American history; comparative urban history, Paris and Chicago; Atlantic world; gender, sexuality, and women’s history; race and social difference; teaching, learning, and childhood; material culture, especially textiles, clothing, recycling, and the stewardship of objects; history of capitalism and labor; domestic economy and craft; ecology and environmental history; history of emotions; magic, spirituality, and folk wisdom

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Natalie Smith

Research Interests

Modern Europe and the Mediterranean; intersections of urban, environmental, and public-health issues in Mediterranean port cities in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries

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Gregory Valdespino

Research Interests

Modern France, West Africa, comparative empires, material history, urban history, family and households

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