History Department PhD Directory
|Research Interests or Dissertation Title|
"Afromexican Families and Royal Tribute in the Eighteenth Century"
|Professor Rowe, Professor Meyer-Fong|
|"Hotel Berlin: Hospitality and Cosmopolitanism in the German World City, 1875-1945."|
Bonil Gomez, Katherine
|"Experiencing and Performing Ragtime and Jazz in Germany, 1890-1945."|
|Research Interests: Early Modern France; the French colonial empire; Old Regime political culture, and state formation; cross cultural encounters in the New World|
Caso Bello, Alvaro
Professor Paquette, Professor Marshall, Professor Vinson
|"Refashioning the Logic of Racial Order and Surveillance in the Urban South, Savannah, 1780-1830"|
|Professor Vinson||Research Interests: Port Cities, Maritime Culture, and the African Diaspora in the Early Spanish Caribbean and Mexico|
Professor Ditz, Professor Morgan
|"Gender and the Litigated Credit Economy in New England, 1730-1790."|
|Professor Spiegel||"Crafting Society: Guild Organization and Urban Life in Paris, 1292-1350"|
|Professor Burgin, Professor Walters||Research Interests: 20th Century U.S. intellectual and social history; the history of American higher education and philanthropy.|
Davis, Amira Rose
|Professor Walters, Professor Connolly|
Research Interests: 20th Century U.S. Social, and Cultural History, Race, sports, and memory
Research Interests: Religion in 17th-Century Britain, emphasis on the Civil War and Interregnum periods.
|Professor Kwass, Professor Morgan|
|Professor Walters, Professor Ryan|
|"Capital Negotiations: Native Diplomats in the American Capital from George Washington to Andrew Jackson"|
Garcia Montufar, Guillermo
|My scholarly interests center on early colonial Latin America, with an emphasis on the political, institutional and intellectual history of Habsburg Peru, as well as on questions to do with Spanish-American colonial identity. My research focuses on the appearance, formation, and the nuances of what is commonly referred to as Spanish-American creole-patriotism as it developed in the Viceroyalty of Peru, specifically in the district of the Audiencia of Lima, during the course of the 16th and 17th centuries.|
|Professor Morgan||" 'Experiment and Good Sense Must Direct You': Managing Health and Sickness in the Plantation Enlightenment, 1700-1800."|
|Professor Kagan, Professor Paquette|
|Professor Connolly, Professor Ryan||"Building Suburban Power, 1890 - 1950"|
|Professor Moss, Professor Rustow, Professor Spiegel|
|Professor Morgan||I am interested in the late, illegal Atlantic slave trade, slavery in the Americas, and the US South.|
Professor Johnson, Professor Ryan
|"Bawdy City: Commercial Sex in Nineteenth-Century Baltimore."|
Hsu, Hui-chi Rachel
Professor Walkowitz, Professor Walters
|Research Interests: Gender and cultural history in Britain, America and China. My dissertation will be about translingual reception of Emma Goldman's feminist anarchism.|
|Professor Moss, Professor Walkowitz||"Jewish Political Lives at the End of Empire: Zionism, Nationalism, and British Imperialism in India, South Africa, and Palestine, 1917-1948."|
Jones, Trenton C.
|Professor Morgan||"Deprived of Their Liberty: Enemy Prisoners and Revolutionary American Military Culture, 1775-1783"|
Research Interests: Development aid in Africa during the 1960s, neoliberalism, capitalism, Modern France, European Union & European integration
|Professor Burgin, Professor Connolly|
|Professor Kagan, Professor Vinson|
|Professor Larson, Professor Shepard|
|Professor Meyer-Fong, Professor Rowe||"Notes From the Palace Gates: Empire, Administration, and Scandal in the Qing Gazette, 1730-1910."|
|"Legal London: A Cultural History of the Inner and Middle Temples, 1850-1940."|
I study Atlantic history with a focus on the trans-Atlantic slave trade in the eighteenth century. My thesis, provisionally entitled 'Buying Captive; Selling Slaves' will explore cross-cultural trade on the African Coast, and the sale of enslaved Africans in the Americas.
|Professor Rowe, Professor Meyer-Fong||"Fin-de-Siècle Diplomat: Chen Jitong (1852-1907) and Cosmopolitan Possibilities in the Late Qing World."|
|"1492 Reconsidered: Social and Religious Change in Fifteenth Century Avila".|
Professor Connolly, Professor Walters
|Research Interests: 20th Century U.S. social and cultural history; social movements and the carceral state|
Professor Ditz, Professor Ryan
"Circulating Counterfeits: Making Money and its Meanings in the Eighteenth-Century British Atlantic"
|Professor Burgin, Professor Walters||Research Interests: Political and intellectual history of the sciences and social sciences in America during late nineteenth and early twentieth century.|
|Professor Ryan, Professor Connolly|
Professor Spiegel, Professor Celenza
I am interested in the ways that Jamaica, Jamaicans and Jamaican culture shaped cultural and political debates regarding multiculturalism in France between 1960 to 1990.
|Professor Burgin, Professor Walters|
|Professor Ditz, Professor Morgan||Research Interests: eighteenth-century America and Atlantic history, with more specific interests in gender, consumer and commercial culture, and the history of clothing, textiles, and fashion.|
Professor Connolly, Professor Ryan
|Professor Spiegel||I am interested in the circulation, reception, and production of manuscripts and printed books in Medieval and Early Modern England, particularly in the prose histories. More generally, I'm interested in historical/mythological origins, paleography, codicology, and in exploring how historical writing is similar to and different from the other forms of writing taking place in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.|
|Professor Rowe, Professor Meyer-Fong||"Printing and Legal Culture in Late Imperial China"|
Professor Rowe, Professor Meyer-Fong
|Research Interests: Medical and gender histories in late imperial China|
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