Amy Coombs

Research Interests

Economic and environmental history; the British Agricultural and Industrial Revolutions; coal transformation; land-based rent seeking and projecting; history of capitalism; environmental and energy drivers of colonization and war; energy economics; sustainability analysis; climate change and forest management; landscape history; museum studies and collections management; paper and wood-product object conservation; archival methods; paleography; digital humanities and geographic information systems (GIS)

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Oliver Cussen

Research Interests

Old regime France; European imperialism; political economy and the history of capitalism; the Enlightenment; intellectual history; environmental history

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Christina Flores

Research Interests

Latina/o history; California farmworkers and agriculture; Mexican immigration to the United States; US social movements; working-cass politics; religion in modern America; race and ethnicity; labor and capitalism

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Nicholas Foster

Research Interests

History of capitalism in the twentieth-century United States; history of ideas; emergence of neoliberalism as a economic, political, and social construct

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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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