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
On Research Leave, 2018–19
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
Christians, Jews, and Muslims in medieval Europe and the Mediterranean; medieval ideas about communication, exchange, and social relations
Bernard Wasserstein has retired and no longer directs BA theses or accepts new graduate students.
On Leave, Spring 19
Modern Europe; Central and Eastern Europe; Habsburg Monarchy and Successor States; transnational and comparative history; international history; gender, childhood and the family; nationalism; migration and displacement; humanitarianism and human rights