Leora Auslander

Field Specialties

Nineteenth- and twentieth-century European social and cultural history with a focus on France and Germany; material culture, everyday life, and the built environment; Jewish history; gender history and theory; race in the Atlantic world; colonial and postcolonial Europe

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Faith Hillis

Field Specialties

Modern Russia; Ukrainian history; modern Europe; urban history; nationalism; borderlands; empires and imperialism; history of political ideas and cultures; migration and mobility; digital history and cartography

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David Nirenberg

Field Specialties


Christians, Jews, and Muslims in medieval Europe and the Mediterranean; medieval ideas about communication, exchange, and social relations

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Moishe Postone

Field Specialties

Modern European intellectual history; social theory, especially critical theories of modernity; twentieth-century Germany; anti-Semitism; contemporary global transformations

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Bernard Wasserstein


Bernard Wasserstein has retired and no longer directs BA theses or accepts new graduate students.

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