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Faculty in the Department

Academic Year 2014-2015

Department Chair: Barry Strauss
Director of Undergraduate Studies: Aaron Sachs
Director of Graduate Studies: Rachel Weil

Faculty in the Department

U.S. Political/19th Century America.
Bassi, Ernesto Colonial Latin America; Caribbean history; Atlantic World.
Byfield, Judith African and African diaspora history with emphasis on West Africa; gender and labor history; Caribbean history.
Modern European Jewish (esp. France and Germany).
Modern East-Central Europe.
Asian-American and 19th Century U.S.
Chinese-American relations, modern China, Cold War.
Modern Latin America (esp. Chile and Mexico); history and geography; history of anarchism and the Left.
Science, scientific revolution.
Medieval, Cultural and Norse.
Early modern France; French revolution; cultural, political, and intellectual history.
North American refugee / immigration policy; U.S. Latino history; migration in the Americas.
Modern South Asia, gender, colonialism.
US cultural, labor and political history; history of consumer society; Gilded Age and Progressive era.
Africa, pre-industrial social, comparative gender and ethnicity.
Chinese medical and religious history.
Germany 1700-1945 (esp. sociopolitical, military, legal, administrative, and political theory).
Modern U.S. Political and Social History.
Modern Japan, Japanese intellectual and cultural.
American foreign policy, Cold War.
Southeast Asian, gender and legal studies.
Minawi, Mostafa Modern Middle East, Ottoman History, Mediterranean and North African Imperial History.
Late medieval and Renaissance Italy, Florence, Machiavelli.
Early America (before 1815), women and gender.
Native American (esp. Iroquois) and Early American.
Roman history, especially Late Antiquity and Early Christianity.
Pan Africanism; black nationalism; black radicalism; transnational blackness; African-American political culture; and American social movements.
European Cultural and Intellectual History; History of Modern France; Historiography; Gender and Sexuality; Psychoanalysis; Social and Political Thought; Ethics; Publicity and Privacy; Normativity and the Law.
American cultural, intellectual, and environmental history.
Modern China and East Asia; energy and the environment; science, technology, and society; industry and labor.
Ancient Greece, military.
Modern Southeast Asia.
Modern British and imperial history, colonial India.
Modern Russia and Europe; cultural/intellectual history; political violence.
African American cultural/intellectual/religious, gender, American south.
Early modern English political and cultural, gender.
Modern European social and political, postwar political culture, French education, International humanitarianism/human rights.