Faculty Publications

  • Christopher Anzalone

    Research Interests: Islamic History, Middle East, Africa, South Asia, Political History, Religious History, Social Movements

    Selected Publications

    “Women and Jihadism: Between the Battlefield and the Home-front,” Agenda: A Journal about Women and Gender 30, no. 3 (2016): 18-24.

    “In the Shadow of the Islamic State: Shi‘i Responses to Sunni Jihadist Narratives in a Turbulent Middle East,” in Jihadism Transformed: Al-Qaeda and Islamic State’s Global Battle of Ideas (Oxford University Press, 2016), 157-182.

    “The Multiple Faces of Jabhat al-Nusra (Jabhat Fath al-Sham) in Syria’s Civil War,” Insight Turkey 18, no. 2 (Spring 2016): 41-50.

    “The Rise and Decline of al-Shabab in Somalia,” Turkish Review 4, no. 4 (2014): 386-395.

    “Globalizing Insurgency in Somalia,” in A World Connected: Globalization in the 21st Century, ed. Nayan Chanda and Susan Froetschel (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2012), 129-132.

    “Propaganda,” The Encyclopedia of Islamic Political Thought, eds. Gerhard Böwering, Patricia Crone, Wadad Kadi, Devin Stewart, Muhammad Qasim Zaman, and Mahan Mirza.  Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2012.

    “Ayatollah Hosayn Ali Montazeri,” in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Law, ed. Jonathan A. C. Brown.  New York: Oxford University Press (forthcoming).

    “Shi‘a,” in The Encyclopedia of the Modern World, ed. Peter Stearns.  New York: Oxford University Press, 2008.

  • Steve Barnes

    Research Interests: History of modern Russia, Kazakhstan, and the Soviet Union, history of Gulag, history of concentration camps, history of totalitarianism

    Selected Publications

    Death and Redemption: The Gulag and the Shaping of Soviet Society, Princeton University Press, 2011.

    “Open Access: An Argument in Favor,” Newsnet: News of the Assocation for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies, June 2013, pp. 10-11.

    Russian History Blog and Digital Dissemination of Russian Historical Research,” Newsnet: News of the Assocation for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies, May/June 2011, pp. 1-5.

    “The Gulag’s Foundation in Kazakhstan,” Global Studies Review, Summer 2008, pp. 5-7.

     “In a Manner Befitting Soviet Citizens: An Uprising in the Post-Stalin Gulag,” Slavic Review, Winter 2005, pp. 823-850.

    “Hits and Misses in the Archives of Kazakhstan,” in Samuel Baron and Cathy Frierson (eds.),Adventures in Russian Historical Research:  Reminiscences of American Scholars from the Cold War to the Present, M.E. Sharpe, 2003.

    All for the Front, All for Victory!:  The Mobilization of Forced Labor in the Soviet Union during World War Two,” International Labor and Working Class History, Fall 2000, pp. 239-60.

    “Researching Daily Life in the Gulag,” Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History, Spring 2000, pp. 377-90.

  • Lisa Passaglia Bauman

    Selected Publications

    “The Rhetoric of Power:  Della Rovere Palaces and Processional Routes in Late Fifteenth-Century Rome” in Patronage, Gender and the Arts in Early Modern Italy: Essays in Honor of Carolyn Valone, Katherine A. McIver and Cynthia Stollhans, eds. Italica Press, 2015

    “Piety and Public Consumption: Domenico, Girolamo, and Giuliano della Rovere at Santa Maria del Popolo, Rome” in Patronage and Dynasty: The Rise of the della Rovere in Renaissance Italy, Ian Verstegen, editor.  (Sixteenth Century Essays and Studies). Truman State University Press, 2005

  • LaNitra M Berger

    Research Interests: Art of the African Diaspora, African-American art history, South African modern art, Intersections of the African and Jewish Diasporas, lynching photography, art and social activism, African and African American Studies, social justice and international education, women artists, racial injustice and public monuments and memorials

    Selected Publications


    Irma Stern and the Racial Paradox of South African Modern Art: Audacities of Color (Bloomsbury 2020)

    Edited Volume

    Social Justice and International Education: Research, Practice, Perspectives (NAFSA 2020)


    Exploring Education Abroad: A Guide for Racial and Ethnic Minority Participants (NAFSA 2016)

  • Johanna Bockman

    Research Interests: Globalization, neoliberalism, economic sociology, Eastern Europe, socialism and postsocialism, gentrification, Washington, DC

    Selected Publications

    "The Aesthetics of Gentrification: Modern Art, Settler Colonialism, and Anti-Colonialism in Washington, DC," International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, forthcoming.

    "Democratic Socialism in Chile and Peru: Revisiting the “Chicago Boys” as the Origin of Neoliberalism," Comparative Studies in Society and History 61(3)(2019):654–679.

    "The Struggle over Structural Adjustment: Socialist Revolution versus Capitalist Counterrevolution in Yugoslavia and the World," History of Political Economy 51 (annual supplement, 2019): 253-276.

    “Removing the public from public housing: Public-private redevelopment of the Ellen Wilson Dwellings in Washington, DC,” Journal of Urban Affairs (2018), DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/07352166.2018.1457406 (If you can't access a free copy of this article, please email me: jbockman@gmu.edu).

    Not the New Deal and Not the Welfare State: Karl Polanyi’s Vision of Socialism.” 2018. Pp. 200-208, in Karl Polanyi’s Vision of a Socialist Transformation, edited by Michael Brie and Claus Thomasberger. Montreal: Black Rose Books. 

    Applying Post-Socialist Studies outside Post-Soviet Space: the Many Washington, DCs,” ASEEES Newsnet (March 2018).

    "'Socialist Accounting' by Karl Polanyi: with preface 'Socialism and the embedded economy,'" Theory and Society 45(5)(2016): 385-427. Translated by Ariane Fischer, David Woodruff, and Johanna Bockman. Preface by Johanna Bockman. 

    "Structural Adjustment,” Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology (2016).

    "Home Rule from Below: The Cooperative Movement in Washington, DC." Pp. 66-85 in Capital Dilemma: Growth and Inequality in Washington, DC. 2016. Routledge.

    "Socialist Globalization against Capitalist Neocolonialism: The Economic Ideas behind the New International Economic Order," Humanity 6(1)(2015): 109-128. 

    "Neoliberalism," Contexts 12(3)(2013): 14-15.

    "The Long Road to 1989: Neoclassical Economics, Alternative Socialisms, and the Advent of Neoliberalism," Radical History Review 112 (2012): 9-42.

    “The Political Projects of Neoliberalism,” Invited Response to Loïc Wacquant’s “Three Steps to a Historical Anthropology of Actually Existing Neoliberalism,” Social Anthropology 20(3) (2012): 310-317. Hungarian translation in Fordulat 2012/2.

    "Scientific Community in a Divided World: Economists, Planning, and Research Priority during the Cold War," Comparative Studies in Society and History 50 (2008): 581-613. Co-authored with Michael Bernstein.

    "The Origins of Neoliberalism between Soviet Socialism and Western Capitalism: 'A galaxy without borders,"' Theory and Society 36(4) (2007): 343-371.

    "Eastern Europe as a Laboratory for Economic Knowledge: The Transnational Roots of Neo-Liberalism," American Journal of Sociology 108 (2002): 310-352. Co-authored with Gil Eyal.

    “Structural Equation Model of Customer Satisfaction for the New York City Subway System. Transportation Research Record 1735 (2000): 133-137. Co-authored with Kenneth Stuart and Mark Mednick.

    Her book Markets in the Name of Socialism: The Left-Wing Origins of Neoliberalism was published by Stanford University Press. Korean translation by Geulhangari Press 2015. 

  • Joan C. Bristol

    Research Interests: Latin America, African-American history, social and cultural history, history of commodities

    Selected Publications

    “Health Food and Diabolic Vice: Pulque Discourse in New Spain,” in Substance and Seduction: Ingested Commodities in Colonial Mesoamerica, the Atlantic World, and Beyond, edited by Stacy Schwarzkopf and Kathryn Sampeck, University of Texas Press, 2017

    "Creole Civic Pride and Positioning 'Exceptional' Black Women,” with Tamara Harvey, in Women’s Narratives of the Early Americas and the Formation of Empire, eds. Mary McAleer Balkun and Susan C. Imbarrato, 2016

    “Black Catholicism in Mexico,” Journal of Africana Religions, vol. 2, no. 2, 2014

    “A Trail of Precious Goods: Colonial Latin American Commodity History,” History Compass, volume 11, issue 11, November, 2013

    “Ana de Vega: Seventeenth-Century Afro-Mexican Healer,” in Human Tradition in Latin America, ed. Kenneth Andrien, Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2013

  • Lawrence E. Butler

    Research Interests: Medieval, Islamic, architecture

    Selected Publications

    Co-author: The Museum Experience: East.  Thomson Wadsworth, 2007.

    “The Role of the Visual Arts in Confucian Society,” in Chinese Culture and the Family, ed. Howard Giskin and Bettye S. Walsh. SUNY Series in Asian Studies Development (Albany: SUNY Press, 2001), 59-88.

    “Hagia Sophia’s Nave Cornices as Elements of its Design and Structure,” in The Hagia Sophia, from the Time of Justinian to the Present, ed. R. Mark and A. Cakmak (Cambridge, 1992), 57-77.

    Book chapter in preparation: “Mosques and Muslim Identity along China’s Trade Routes,” for Discovery and Praxis, ed. David Jones and Michele Marion.

  • Jane Turner Censer

    Research Interests: 19th century U.S.; American South; women, gender, and family in the U.S.

    Selected Publications

    The Reconstruction of White Southern Womanhood, 1865‑1895. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2003.

    North Carolina Planters and Their Children, 1800‑1860. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1984; paperback edition 1990.

    Like Unto Like: A Novel by Sherwood Bonner. Edited with an introduction. (Southern Classics series) Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1997.

    Defending the Union: The Civil War and the U.S. Sanitary Commission, 1861‑1863. Edited with an introduction. (Volume 4 of The Papers of Frederick Law Olmsted.) Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1986.

    The Years of Olmsted, Vaux and Company, 1865‑1874. Co-edited with an introduction. (Volume 6 of The Papers of Frederick Law Olmsted.) Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1992.

    ""The Southern Lady and the Northern Publishers: A Tumultuous Relationship," Journal of Southern History 85 (2019): 7-32.

    "The Gift of Friendship: Ellen Glasgow and Amelie Rives, Virginia Writers," Virginia Magazine of History and Biography 124 (2016):99-133.

    “Finding the Southern Family in the Civil War: A Review Essay,” Journal of Social History (Fall 2012), 1-12.

    “Mary Bayard Clarke’s Plain-Folk Humor: Writing Women into the Literature and Politics of Reconstruction,” Journal of Southern History 76 (May 2010): 241-74

    “Re-imagining the North-South Reunion: Southern Women Novelists and the Intersectional Romance, 1876-1900,” Southern Cultures 5 (Summer 1999): 64-91.

    “A Changing World of Work: North Carolina Elite Women, 1865‑1895,” North Carolina Historical Review 73 (Jan. 1996): 28-55. Reprinted in J. William Harris, Ed., The New South: New Histories(New York, 2008), 43-66.

    “Videobites: Ken Burns’s ‘The Civil War’ in the Classroom,” American Quarterly 44 (June 1992): 244‑54.

    “Southwestern Migration among North Carolina Planter Families: ‘The Disposition to Migrate,’” Journal of Southern History 57 (August 1991): 407‑26.

    “‘Smiling Through her Tears’: Ante‑bellum Southern Women and Divorce,” American Journal of Legal History 25 (January 1981): 24‑47. Reprinted in Nancy F. Cott, ed., History of Women in the United States: Historical Articles on Women’s Lives and Activities, 20 vols. (Munich and London, 1992), 3: 34-55.


  • Michael G. Chang

    Research Interests: political, social, cultural and economic histories of late imperial/early modern China (1500-1800); ethnicity; state-formation; court studies

    Selected Publications

    A Court on Horseback:  Imperial Touring and the Construction of Qing Rule, 1680-1785. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Asia Center/Harvard University Press, 2007. Chinese translation: Zhang Mianzhi 张勉治 著; Dong Jianzhong, trans. 董建中 译. Mabei shang de chaoting 《马背上的朝廷》.  Nanjing: Jiangsu renmin chubanshe (Jiangsu People's Press), 2019.

    "Of Feasts and Feudatories: the Politics of Commensal Consumption at the Early Kangxi Court." In Elif Akcetin and Suraiya Faroqhi, eds. Living the Good Life: Consumption in the Qing and Ottoman Empires of the Eighteenth Century, p. 307-329. Leiden: Brill, 2017.

    Michael G. Chang 張勉治; Chiu Shih-hwa, trans. 邱士華  譯. (in Chinese) 〈行動宮廷在江南--乾隆南巡行營的作用〉 (“The Mobile Court in Jiangnan: the Use of the Imperial Encampments During the Qianlong Emperor’s Southern Tours”). 《故宮文物月刊》 The National Palace Museum Monthly of Chinese Art , no. 410 民國 106 年 5 月 (May 2017), 30-38. 

    "Envisioning the Spectacles of Emperor Qianlong's Tours of Southern China: an Exercise in Historical Imagination." In James A. Cook, Joshua L. Goldstein, Matthew D. Johnson, and Sigrid Schmalzer, eds. Visualizing Modern China: Image, History, and Memory, 1750-Present, p. 25-46. New York: Lexington Books, 2014. Click here for this volume's companion website and here for online materials for Ch. 2.  An online adaptation of this essay also appears here as: Michael G. Chang, "The Emperor Qianlong's Tours of Southern China: Painting, Poetry and the Politics of Spectacle," The Asia-Pacific Journal, Vol. 12, Issue 8, No. 2, February 23, 2015.

    "Historical Narratives of the Kangxi Emperor's Inaugural Tour to Suzhou, 1684." In Jeroen Duindam and Sabine Dabringhaus, eds. The Dynastic Centre and the Provinces: Agents and Interactions, p. 203-224. Leiden: Brill, 2014. Chinese translation: Zhang Mianzhi 张勉治; Chen Shixuan 陈诗璇 译, trans. "Kangxi 1684 nian shouci xunshi Suzhou de lishi jishu" “康熙1684年首次巡视苏州的历史记述.”  In Cao Jun, ed. 曹俊 编, Shijie shiye xia de Suzhou 《世界视野下的苏州》 (Suzhou in Global Perspective), p. p. 342-362. Beijing: Renmin chubanshe, 2018.

    "Civil-Military Tensions during the Kangxi Emperor's First Southern Tour." Frontiers of History in China  6.1 (March 2011): 26-52. Simultaneously published in Chinese as: Zhang Mianzhi 張勉治 (Michael G. Chang), “簡論康熙皇帝首次南巡與文武值觀之間的對立” Qingshi yanjiu 《清史研究》 (The Qing History Journal) No. 1 (2011): 78-89.

    “Kangxi’s Imperial Tours:  a Historical Reconsideration.” In Reign of the Kangxi Emperor: Conference Proceedings, 19-34. Singapore: Asian Civilisations Museum, 2010.

    “Fathoming Qianlong: Imperial Activism, the Southern Tours and the Politics of Water Control, 1736-1765.” Late Imperial China 24.2 (December 2003), 51-108. Published in Chinese translation as: Zhang Mianzhi 張勉治 , "Dongcha Qianlong: diwang de shijian jingshen, nanxun, he zhishui zhengzhi" "洞察乾隆:帝王的實踐精神,南巡,和治水政治, 1736-1765Qingshi yicong 《清史譯叢》 (Qing History Overseas Research), no. 5 (June 2006). 6-60.

    “The Good, the Bad, & the Beautiful: Movie Actresses & Public Discourse in Shanghai, 1920s-1930s.” In Yingjin Zhang, ed. Cinema and Urban Culture in Shanghai, 1922-1943, p. 128-159. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1999. Published in Chinese translation as: 張勉治 (Michael G. Chang), "Shanliang, duoluo, meili: ershi shiji er sanshi niandai de dianying nu mingxing he Shanghai gonggong huayu" "善良、堕落、美丽:20世纪二三十年代的电影女明星和上海公共话语," in Mingguo shiqi di Shanghai dianying yu chengshi wenhua 《民國時期的上海電影與城市文化》, p. 140-170. Beijing: Beijing daxue chubanshe, 2011.

  • Robert D. DeCaroli

    Research Interests: Interactions of early South Asian Buddhism with popular religious practice, the origin of the Buddha image and the social, political, religious factors that led to its codification and spread

    Selected Publications

    Image Problems: the Origins and Development of the Buddha's Image in Early South Asia (Seattle:University of Washington Press, 2015)

    “‘The Abode of a Naga King’: Questions of Art, Audience, and Popular Deities at the Ajanta Caves” Ars Orientalis. vol. 40 (2011) 142-161.

    Haunting the Buddha: Indian Popular Religions and the Formation of Buddhism. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2004).

    “Shedding Skins: Naga Imagery and Layers of Meaning in South Asian Buddhist Contexts” in Buddhist Stupas in South Asia. A. Shimada and J. Hawkes eds. (New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2009) 94-113.

    “From the Living Rock: Understanding Images in Early South Asia” in What’s the Use of Art?: Asian Visual and Material Culture in Context. J Mrazek and M Pitelka eds. (Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2008) 21-45.

    “Reading Bhaja: A Non-Narrative Interpretation of the Vihara 19 Reliefs.” East and West. vol. 50. (2000) 259-280.

  • Larrie D. Ferreiro

    Research Interests: History of Engineering; History of Science; History of Technology; Naval history; Military history; History of the American Revolution; History of the Scientific Revolution; Latin American history; Naval architecture; Naval ship design; Defense acquisition; Systems engineering; Complex systems management

    Selected Publications

    • Brothers at Arms: American Independence and the Men of France and Spain Who Saved It. Alfred A. Knopf, 2016 (Pulitzer Prize Finalist in History 2017 ; Journal of the American Revolution Book of the Year 2016)
    • Measure of the Earth: The Enlightenment Expedition that Reshaped Our World. New York: Basic Books, 2011 (Physics World Top 10 books of 2011)
    • Ships and Science: The Birth of Naval Architecture in the Scientific Revolution, 1600-1800. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2007 (North American Society for Oceanic History award, best science and technology book, 2007)
    • Technology of the Ships of Trafalgar (editor). Madrid: UPM, 2006
    • Bridging the Seas: The Rise of Naval Architecture in the Industrial Age, 1800-2000. In process
  • Robin Foster

    Research Interests: Urban history; material culture studies; historic preservation

    Selected Publications

    Carl Van Doren: A Man of Ideas (Armillary Press, 2018)

    The Age of Sail in The Age of Aquarius; The South Street Seaport and the Crisis of the Sixties (2016)

    "Battle of the Port; Memory, Preservation, and Planning in the Creation of the South Street Seaport Museum" Journal of Urban History (Sept 2013)

  • Heidi Catherine Gearhart

    Research Interests: Art History: medieval European art; medieval art theory; craft and manufacture; museum histories

    Selected Publications


    Theophilus and the Theory and Practice of Medieval Art. University Park, PA: Penn State University Press, 2017.


    Selected Articles

    “Memory, Making, and Duty in the Remaclus Retable of Stavelot.” Gesta 58/2 (Fall 2019) 137–155.

    “From Divine Word to Human Hand: Negotiating Sacred Text in a Medieval Gospel Book.” Word & Image: A Journal of Verbal/Visual Inquiry 32/4 (2016) 430–458.

     “Work and Prayer in the Fiery Furnace: The Three Hebrews on the Censer of Reiner in Lille and a Case for Artistic Labor.” Studies in Iconography 34 (2013) 103–132.

    “Transforming the Natural World: Hierarchies of Material in Theophilus’ On Diverse Arts.” Art and Nature. Laura Cleaver and Kathryn Gerry, eds. London: Courtauld Institute, 2009. 81–94.



    The Busch-Reisinger Museum Visitor Tour, Harvard Art Museums, Harvard University, 2014.

  • C Joseph Genetin-Pilawa

    Research Interests: 19th-Century, Indigenous Histories, Public History, Washington D.C.

    Selected Publications

    The Indians’ Capital City (Under Contract, University of North Carolina Press)

    Crooked Paths to Allotment: The Fight Over Federal Indian Policy after the Civil War (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2012). 

    Beyond “Two Worlds”: Critical Conversations on Language and Power in Native North America, Tribal Worlds series, co-edited with James Buss (State University of New York Press, 2015). 

    “Introduction: Special Forum on Indigenous Histories of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era,” Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era 14(4) (October 2015): 503-511. Co-written with Boyd Cothran (We were also the co-editors of the special forum).

    “‘Friends’ and Fistfights: Federal Indian Policy Debates and Late-Nineteenth Century State Development,” Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era 14(4) (October 2015): 512-520.

    “A Curious Removal: Leta Myers Smart, The Rescue, and The Discovery of America,” The Capitol Dome: A Magazine of History Published by the United States Capitol Historical Society 52(1) (Spring 2015): 2-9.

    “Ely Parker and the Paradox of Reconstruction Politics in Indian Country,” The World the Civil War Made (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press), forthcoming 2015

     “Ely Parker and the Contentious Peace Policy,” Western Historical Quarterly 41 (Summer 2010): 197-217.  

     “’[A]ll intent on seeing the white woman married to the red man’: The Parker/Sackett Affair and the Public Spectacle of Intermarriage,” Journal of Women’s History 20(2) (June 2008): 57-85. 

  • David J. Gerleman

    Research Interests: Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Nineteenth Century America and Europe, Military History, Antebellum South, Digital History, Agricultural History

    Selected Publications

    “The Campaign for Island No. 10: February 28-April 8, 1862,” The Essential Civil War Curriculum, (2019), Online: https://www.essentialcivilwarcurriculum.com/island-no.-10.html

    “Bring Our Glorious Flag Triumphantly Back into Texas: Anthony M. Dignowity, Abraham Lincoln, and the Restoration of the Lone Star State,” Our Heritage, 59, 3 & 4, (Spring and Summer 2018), 12-19.

    “Veterinary Care in the Union Cavalry,” (p. 115-134) in Astride Two Worlds: Technology and the American Civil War, ed. Barton C. Hacker. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, 2016.

    Will that Thing Work? Civil War Naval Inventions, ”Civil War Times, 54, 1, (February 2015).

    On Lincoln’s Side: Reelecting a Leader, the Editors of the Papers of Abraham Lincoln, Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, Springfield, IL, 2014. (Co-Editor).

    On Lincoln’s Mind: Leading the Nation to the Gettysburg Address, the Editors of the Papers of Abraham Lincoln, Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, Springfield, IL, 2013. (Co-Editor).

    “French Regimental Flags of the American Revolution, 1777-1783.” Guide Pamphlet. Washington, DC: The Society of the Cincinnati Anderson House Museum. (2001; 2006).



  • Michele Greet

    Research Interests: Twentieth-century Andean art, Latin American artists in Europe

    Selected Publications


    Transatlantic Encounters: Latin American Artists in Paris between the Wars, Yale University Press, 2018.

     Beyond National Identity: Pictorial Indigenism as a Modernist Strategy in Andean Art, 1920-1960, “Refiguring Modernism: Arts, Literatures and Sciences” series, Penn State University Press, 2009.

    Edited volume:

    Art Museums of Latin America: Structuring Representation (Routledge, Research in Art Museums and Exhibitions series, 2018). Co-editor with Gina M. Tarver

    Journal articles/catalogue essays:

    “Latin American Artists at the Académie Lhote,” Correlating Cultural and Ideological Positions: André Lhote, Paris And His Former International Students, University of Innsbruck Press, 2020.

    “Rómulo Rozo: A Colombian Sculptor in Paris,” Rómulo Rozo ¿Una vanguardia propia? Christian Padilla ed. Bogotá: Proyecto Bachué, 2020.

    "Para Francês Ver: Tarsila do Amaral's Brazilian Landscapes,” in Tarsila do Amaral. Exh. Cat. São Paulo: Museo de Arte de São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand, 2019.

    “Looking South: Lincoln Kirstein and Latin American Art,” in Lincoln Kirstein’s Modern. Exh. Cat. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 2019.

    “An International Proving Ground: Latin American Artists at the Paris Salons,” special issue: The Americas in the dynamics of global visual culture from 17th to 20th century: circulation / exchange / materiality, Mundo Nuevo Nuevos Mundos (2017) https://nuevomundo.revues.org/70847.

    “Rivera and the Language of Classicism,” in Picasso and Rivera: Conversations Across Time. Exh. Cat. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2016.

    “Mapping Cultural Exchange: Latin American Artists in Paris between the Wars.” Circulations in the Global History of Art; Studies in Art Historiography series. Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann, Catherine Dossin, and Béatrice Joyeux-Prunel eds. Ashgate: 2015, 133-147.

    “Devouring Surrealism: Tarsila do Amaral’s Abaporu.” Papers of Surrealism. Issue 11, spring 2015: 1-39. http://www.surrealismcentre.ac.uk/papersofsurrealism/journal11/index.htm

    “Occupying Paris: The First Survey Exhibition of Latin American Art.” Journal of Curatorial Studies Volume 3, Numbers 2+3, June-October 2014: 212-237.

    “From Cubism to Muralism: Angel Zárraga in Paris,” Ángel Zárraga. Retrospectiva, Ex. cat., Mexico City: Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes (Apr.-Jul. 2014).

    “’Exhilarating Exile’: Four Latin American Women Exhibit in Paris.” Artelogie: Revue de recherches sur les arts, le patrimoine et la littérature de l'Amérique Latine. No. 5, Fall 2013, http://cral.in2p3.fr/artelogie/spip.php?article262

    “César Moro’s Transnational Surrealism.” Journal for Surrealism and the Americas Vol 7, No 1 (2013)19-51.  https://jsa.hida.asu.edu/index.php/jsa/article/view/115/112

     “From Indigenism to Surrealism: Camilo Egas in New York, 1927-1946.” Nexus: New York, 1900-1945: Encounters In The Modern Metropolis. Ex. Cat. New Haven and London: Yale University Press and El Museo del Barrio, 2009.

    “Manifestations of Masculinity: The Indigenous Body as a Site for Modernist Experimentation in Andean Art.” Brújula: revista interdisciplinaria sobre estudios latinoamericanos. Art and Encounters. December 2007, vol. 6 no. 1: 57-74.

    “Pintar la nación indígena como una estrategia modernista en la obra de Eduardo Kingman.” Revista de Historia Procesos, Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar. October 2007, no. 25: 93-119.

    Inventing Wifredo Lam: The Parisian Avant-Garde’s Primitivist FixationInvisible Culture: An Electronic Journal for Visual Culture. Issue 5: Visual Culture and National Identity, Jan 2005.

  • Christopher A. Gregg

    Research Interests: Topography and urbanism of Ancient Rome and Pompeii; gender and sexuality in the Classical world; Roman imperial sculpture

    Selected Publications

    2020    "The memory of a favorite racehorse: a disc of the horse Alumnus

                     from the Yasmina cemetery at  Carthage in the context of other

                     circus-related iconography," in The Journal of Roman Archaeology,

                     Supplement 109, For the Love of Carthage. Edited by J. H. Humphrey.

                     Portsmouth, Rhode Island: 93-114.

    2020    “Pompeii.” In Oxford Bibliographies Online: Classics. Ed. Ruth Scodel. New York:

                   Oxford University Press, Launch date: February/March 2011. 

                   Expanded and updated August 2020.

    2018    Review: Reconstructing the Lansdowne Collection of Classical Sculpture, Volumes 1

                     and 2, by E. Angelicoussis (Munich 2017). In Collections: A Journal for Museum and

                    Archives Professionals 14.1.

    2015   Chapter 5: “Facilities on the Gianicolo.” The Centro at Fifty: The History

                    of the Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies, 1965-2015.  

                    Edited by M. Boatwright, M. Maas, and C.Smith: 76-98.


  • Katharina Hering

    Research Interests: Digital History, Oral History, Historiography, Archives and Libraries

    Selected Publications

    * “Palatines or Pennsylvania German Pioneers? The Development of Transatlantic Pennsylvania German Family and Migration History, 1890s-1966,” Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, Special issue on Immigration and Ethnicity in Pennsylvania History, vol. 140, no. 3 (October 2016): 305-334.

    * "Voice of the Voteless: The District of Columbia League of Women Voters, 1921-1941," Washington History, vol. 28, no. 1 (Spring 2016): 3-13.

    * ”Provenance Meets Source Criticism,” Journal of Digital Humanities 3, no. 2 (2014), http://journalofdigitalhumanities.org/3-2/provenance-meets-source-criticism/

    * “‘That Food of the Memory which Gives the Clue to Profitable Research’: Oral history as a source for local, regional, and family history in the nineteenth and early twentieth century.” Oral History Review  34, no. 2 (2007): 27-48.

  • Angela Ho

    Research Interests: Renaissance and Baroque Europe

    Selected Publications

    Creating Distinctions in Dutch Genre Painting: Repetition and Invention (Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2017).

    “Exotic and Exclusive. The Pronk Porcelain as Products for the Connoisseur.” NKJ 69 (2019): 175-210.

    “Marketing Workshop Versions in the 17th-century Dutch Art Market.” In Maddalena Bellavitis ed., Making Copies in European Art 1400-1600: Shifting Tastes, Modes of Transmission, and Changing Contexts (Leiden: Brill, 2019).

    “Gerrit Dou’s Enchanting trompe-l’oeil: Virtuosity and Agency in Early Modern Collections.” JHNA 7 (2015).

    “An Invitation to Compare: Frans van Mieris’ Cloth Shop in the Context of Early Modern Art Collecting.” Renaissance Studies 23 (2009): 694-717.

  • Mack P. Holt

    Research Interests: Early modern Europe, especially France, the Reformation, the history of wine, the history of the book

    Selected Publications

    The Duke of Anjou and the Politique Struggle During the Wars of Religion (Cambridge University Press, 1986; paperback ed. 2002). Winner of the National Huguenot Society Book Prize, 1987.

    The French Wars of Religion, 1562-1629 (Cambridge University Press, 1995; 2nd edition 2005).

    The Politics of Wine in Early Modern France: Religion and Popular Culture in Burgundy, 1477-1630 (Cambridge University Press, 2018). Winner of the David H. Pinkney Prize awarded by the Society for French Historical Studies, 2019.

    (As editor) Society and Institutions in Early Modern France (University of Georgia Press, 1991).

    (As editor) Renaissance and Reformation France, 1500-1650, vol. 4 of The Shorter Oxford History of France (Oxford University Press, 2002).

    (As editor) Alcohol: A Social and Cultural History (Berg Publishers, 2006).

    (As editor) Adaptations of Calvinism in Reformation Europe (Ashgate Publishers, 2007).

  • Gail Dallas Hook

    Research Interests: British Empire; modern Mediterranean; history of Cyprus

    Selected Publications

    "La Sagrada Familia: Will it ever be finished?" in Faith & Form Journal, June 2020, pp. 21-22

    "The Silk Road" in Lester Kurtz, ed., Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace and Conflict, 3rd edition (forthcoming Spring 2021)

    “The restitution of religious art: When they go, what is left?” in Faith and Form Journal, Spring 2017. An analysis of Byzantine frescoes stolen from Cyprus, sold to the De Menil Museum in Houston, Texas, and returned to Cyprus.

    Protectorate Cyprus: British Imperial Power before World War I (I.B. Tauris, 2015)

    “Mr. Fenech’s Colony: Maltese Immigration in British Cyprus, 1878 to 1950,” in Journal of Cyprus Studies 13 (2007), Eastern Mediterranean University Press, pp. 27-51

  • Jane Hooper

    Research Interests: Global and world history; Indian Ocean history; History of Madagascar

    Selected Publications

    Feeding Globalization: Madagascar and the Provisioning Trade, 1600-1800, Indian Ocean Studies Series, Ohio University Press, June 2017.

    Bibliographical guide, “Madagascar,” Oxford Bibliographies in African Studies, 2015.

    Article, “The Indian Ocean in Transatlantic Slavery,” co-written with David Eltis, Slavery & Abolition, volume 34 (3), 2013.

    Article, "Pirates and Kings: Power on the Shores of Early Modern Madagascar," Journal of World History, volume 20 (2), June 2011.

  • Sheri Ann Huerta

    Research Interests: Antebellum U.S. South; Slavery; Legal History; Women and Gender; Transatlantic World; Community Studies; World History

    Selected Publications

    Review of Kimberly M. Welch, Black Litigants in the Antebellum American South. The Historian December 2018, p. 809-810.

    Review of H. G. Jones, with David Southern, Miss Mary's Money: Fortune and Misfortune in a Carolina Plantation Family, 1760-1924. North Carolina Historical Review, July 2015, p. 338-339.

    Review of Heather Andrea Williams, Help Me to Find My People: The African American Search for Family Lost in Slavery. H-SAWH, H-Net Reviews. January, 2015. URL:http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=42402

    Review of Katy Simpson Smith, We Have Raised All of You: Motherhood in the South, 1750-1835. North Carolina Historical Review, July 2014, p. 360-361.

  • Samuel Clowes Huneke

    Research Interests: Modern Europe, Modern Germany, History of Sexuality, Legal History, History of Science and Mathematics

    Selected Publications

    States of Liberation: Gay Men between Dictatorship and Democracy in Cold War Germany (forthcoming, University of Toronto Press)

    "Death Wish: Suicide and Stereotype in the Gay Discourses of Imperial and Weimar GermanyNew German Critique 46.1 (1 February 2019): 127-166. 

    "The Duplicity of Tolerance: Lesbian Experiences in Nazi BerlinThe Journal of Contemporary History 54.1 (first published 3 April 2017): 30-59. 

  • Yevette Richards Jordan

    Research Interests: Women’s history, African American history, women’s labor in the global economy, labor history, Pan-Africanism, Cold War

    Selected Publications


    Conversations with Maida Springer: A Personal History of Labor, Race, and International Relations.  Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2004.

    Maida Springer: Pan-Africanist and International Labor Leader. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2000.



    “George McCray and the Making of Transnational Identity in Ghana,” James Miller, ed. Narrative of Expatriation and Return section, The [Oxford] Handbook of the History of African Diaspora (forthcoming, Oxford University Press).


    “Marred by Dissimulation: The AFL-CIO, the Women’s Committee, and Transnational Labor Relations,” American Labor's Global Ambassadors: The International History of the AFL-CIO during the Cold War. (Palgrave Macmillan) (December 2013).


    “The Activism of George McCray: Confluence and Conflict of Pan-Africanism and Transnational Labor Solidarity,” Nico Slate, ed. Black Power Beyond Borders (Palgrave MacMillan, December 2012).


    “Labor’s Gendered Misstep: The Women’s Committee and African Women Workers, 1957-1968,” International Journal of African Historical Studies 44, 3 (December/January 2011-2012): 415-442.


    "Race, Gender, and Anticommunism in the International Labor Movement: The Pan-African Connections of Maida Springer," Journal of Women's History 11, 2 (Summer 1999): 35-59.


    "African and African-American Labor Leaders in the Struggle over International Labor Affiliation," The International Journal of African Historical Studies 31, 2 (1998): 301-334. 

  • Matthew B. Karush

    Research Interests: Modern Latin American history: twentieth-century Argentina, cultural history

    Selected Publications

    Musicians in Transit: Argentina and the Globalization of Popular Music (Durham: Duke University Press, 2017). Published in translation as Músicos en tránsito: La globalización de la música popular argentina (Buenos Aires: Siglo XXI, 2019).

    Culture of Class: Radio and Cinema in the Making of a Divided Argentina, 1920-1946 (Durham: Duke University Press, 2012).  Published in translation as: Cultura de clase: Radio y cine en la creación de una Argentina dividida, 1920-1946 (Buenos Aires: Ariel Historia, 2013). 

    The New Cultural History of Peronism: Power & Identity in Mid-Twentieth Century Argentina (Duke University Press, 2010) [edited with Oscar Chamosa]

    Workers or Citizens: Democracy and Identity in Rosario, Argentina (1912-1930), Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2002.

    Recent Articles and Chapters:

    “The Politics of Tango: A Response to Michael Denning’s Noise Uprising,” Journal of Popular Music Studies 31:4 (2019), 51-66.

    “Música y nación en la Argentina posperonista,” Boletín del Insituto de Historia Argentina y Americana ‘Dr. Emilio Ravignani,’ 50 (2019), 198-222.

    “Reinventing the Latin in Latin Jazz: The Music and Career of Gato Barbieri,” Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies (May 2016).

    “Black in Buenos Aires: The Transnational Career of Oscar Alemán,” in Eduardo Elena and Paulina Alberto, eds., Rethinking Race in Modern Argentina (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016), 73-98.

     “Populism as an Identity: Four Propositions on Peronism,” in John Abromeit, et.al., eds., Transformations of Populism in Europe, Latin America, and the U.S.: History, Theories and Recent Tendencies (London: Bloomsbury Press, 2015) 197-211.

    “Blackness in Argentina: Jazz, Tango and Race before Perón,” Past & Present 216 (August 2012), 215-45.


  • Mills Kelly

    Research Interests: Digital humanities, public digital history, historical pedagogy, Appalachian Studies, modern East Central Europe

    Selected Publications

    Teaching History in the Digital Age, (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2013, 2016)

    World History Matters: A Student Guide to World History Online, with Kristin Lehner and Kelly Schrum, (New York: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2009)

    Without Remorse: Czech National Socialism in Late Habsburg Austria, (Boulder: East European Monographs/Columbia University Press, 2007)


    "The A.T. and Race," Journeys. The Magazine of the Appalachian Trail Conservancy (Winter 2021): 24-25

    “The Class of ’51,” Appalachia (Spring 2020): 24-33

    “Keynote: Mills Kelly,” in Geschichtsunterricht im 21. Jahrhundert, Thomas Sandkühler, ed. (Berlin: V&R unipress, 2018): 59-66

    “The Politics of Public History Education,” in Public History and School. International Perspectives, Marko Demantowsky, ed., (Berlin: deGruyter, 2018): 207-12

    "True Facts or False Facts: Which Are More Authentic?" in Past Play, Kevin Kee, ed. (University of Michigan Press, 2014): 309-328

  • Cynthia A. Kierner

    Research Interests: Colonial and revolutionary America; early republic; Old South; women and gender; disasters in history

    Selected Publications

    Inventing Disaster: The Culture of Calamity from the Jamestown Colony to the Johnstown Flood (2019).

    Virginia Women: Their Lives and Times, 2 vols. (co-editor; 2015-16).

    Changing History: Virginia Women through Four Centuries (coauthor; 2013).

    Martha Jefferson Randolph, Daughter of Monticello: Her Life and Times (2012).

    The Contrast: Manners, Morals, and Authority in the Early American Republic (2007).

    Scandal at Bizarre: Rumor and Reputation in Jefferson’s America (2004).

    Revolutionary America, 1750-1815: Sources and Interpretation(2002).

    “‘The dark and dense cloud perpetually lowering over us’: Gender and the Decline of the Gentry in Postrevolutionary Virginia,” Journal of the Early Republic (2000).

    Beyond the Household: Women's Place in the Early South, 1700-1835 (1998).

    Southern Women in Revolution, 1776-1800: Personal and Political Narratives (1998).

    “Gender, Hospitality, and Sociability in the Southern Colonies,” Journal of Southern History (1996).

    Traders and Gentlefolk: The Livingstons of New York, 1675-1790 (1992).

  • Jeremy R. Kinney

    Research Interests: Aerospace history and the history of technology

    Selected Publications

    Kinney, Jeremy R. Reinventing the Propeller: Aeronautical Specialty and the Triumph of the Modern Airplane. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2017. (Awarded Smithsonian Institution Secretary's Research Prize, 2018, and the Gardner-Lasser Aerospace History Literature Award from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 2020)

    Kinney, Jeremy R. The Power for Flight: NASA’s Contributions to Aircraft Propulsion. NASA SP-2017-631. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 2017.

    Kinney, Jeremy R. “Sports Car Paradise: Racing in Los Angeles,” in LA Sports: Play, Games and Community in the City of Angels, Wayne Wilson and David K. Wiggins, eds. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2018. Pgs. 93-107.

    Kinney, Jeremy R. “Racing on Runways: The Strategic Air Command and Sports Car Racing in the 1950s.” ICON: Journal of the International Committee for the History of Technology 19 (2013): 193-215.

  • Meredith H. Lair

    Research Interests: The Vietnam War, war and American society, veterans, collective memory, consumerism, militarism, conflict tourism, American social history

    Selected Publications

    "The Education Center at The Wall and the Re-writing of History," Public Historian, Winter 2012.

    Armed with Abundance: Consumerism and Soldiering in the Vietnam WarUniversity of North Carolina Press, 2011.

    “Red Coat Theater: Negotiating Identity in Occupied Philadelphia, 1777-78,” in Pennsylvania’s Revolution, Pennsylvania State University Press, 2010.

  • Alison Landsberg

    Research Interests: Visual culture, the politics of memory, affective engagements with the past, political subjectivity, Frankfurt School, race in mass culture, politics of aesthetics

    Selected Publications

    “Horror vérité: politics and history in Jordan Peele’s Get Out (2017),” Continuum https://doi.org/10.1080/10304312.2018.1500522

     “Post Post-Racial America: On Westworld, the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture,” Cultural Politics, 14.2 (July 2018): 198-215 https://doi.org/10.1215/17432197-6609074

    “Ghosts on Screen: The Politics of Intertemporality,” in Spectral Spaces and Hauntings: The Affects of Absence ed. Christina Lee (London: Routledge, 2017).

    Engaging the Past: Mass Culture and the Production of Historical Knowledge (New York: Columbia UP, 2015).

     “‘This isn’t usual, Mr. Pendleton, this is history’: Spielberg’s Lincoln and the Production of Historical Knowledge,” Rethinking History, April 2015.

    “Politics and the Historical Film: Hotel Rwanda and the Form of Engagement,” in A Companion to the Historical Film, eds. Robert Rosenstone and Constantin  Parvulescu. Wiley-Blackwell, 2013

    “Cinematic Temporality: Modernity, Memory and the Nearness of the Past,” in  Time, Media, Modernity ed. Emily Keightely, London: Palgrave, 2012.

    “Waking the Deadwood of History: Listening, Language, and the ‘Aural Visceral’” Rethinking History 14.4 (December 2010): 531–549.

    “Memorie riflesse: lo schermo tra vero e falso”: atti del secondo seminario internazionale su Memoria e mass media tenutosi a Trento il 18 novembre 2009. A cura di Daniela Cecchin e Matteo Gentilini. Fondazione Museo storico del Trentino, Trento, 2010 (Collana: Quaderni di Archivio trentino, 26), forthcoming.

    “Memory, Empathy, and the Politics of Identification,” International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society 22.2 (June 2009). To be republished in American Politics and Global Citizenship, ed. Richard Tahvildaran-Jesswein.

    Prosthetic Memory: The Transformation of American Remembrance in the Age of Mass Culture (New York: Columbia UP, 2004).

  • Sam Lebovic

    Research Interests: 20th century culture and politics; U.S. and the world; media history; democracy; civil liberties; political economy; cultural globalization.

    Selected Publications

    Free Speech and Unfree News: The Paradox of Press Freedom in America (Harvard University Press, 2016)

    Awarded 2017 Ellis W. Hawley Prize by the Organization of American Historians (for best book on the political economy, politics, or institutions of the U.S. from the Civil War to the present)

    Awarded 2012 Paul Murphy Prize in the History of Civil Liberties by the American Society for Legal History (in support of book completion)

    “The Politics of Pluralism: Debating Media Diversity in Australia, c.1976,” Australian Historical Studies 51, no.4 (October 2020): 401-419

    “No Right to Leave the Nation: The Politics of Passport Denial and the Rise of the National Security State,” Studies in American Political Development 34, no.1 (April 2020): 170-193

    “From Censorship to Classification: The Evolution of the Espionage Act,” in Whistleblowing Nation: The History of National Security Disclosures and the Cult of State Secrecy eds. Kaeten Mistry and Hannah Gurman (Columbia University Press, 2020)


  • Charles Kevin Matthews

    Research Interests: Britain, Ireland, 19th and 20th century Europe, Anglo-American relations

    Selected Publications

    “Churchill and the Ulster Unionists: 1918-25", in Robert McNamara (ed.), The Churchills in Ireland, 1660-1965: Connections and Controversies (Irish Academic Press, 2012)

     Fatal Influence: The Impact of Ireland on British Politics, 1920-1925 (Dublin, 2004)

     “Stanley Baldwin’s ‘Irish Question”, The Historical Journal, Vol. 43, 4 (Cambridge, 2000), pp. 1027-49

     Wrote the “Black and Tans and Auxiliaries”, “Michael Collins”, “Eamon de Valera”, “Easter Rising”, and (co-wrote) “Ireland” entries in Spencer C. Tucker (ed.), The Encyclopedia of World War I (Santa Barbara, California, 2005)

     Dr Matthews has also written numerous book reviews for Cercles: Revue pluridiscipline du monde anglophone, History: Reviews of New Books, and H-Net Reviews, as well as opinion columns as a freelance writer for several newspapers, including recently:

    “Winston Churchill was many things — but 'racist' was not one of them”, The Hill (Washington, DC), 15 June 2020

    In September 2019, he was interviewed by TIME magazine about the historical accuracy of the film "Downton Abbey".  The article can be found at:

    “Will the Republicans Take the Fascist Option?”, History News Network, 10 January 2021

  • Carol C. Mattusch

    Research Interests: Classical art and archaeology, rediscovery of antiquity

    Selected Publications

    Pompeii and the Roman Villa, exhibition catalogue (National Gallery of Art, 2009)

    The Villa dei Papiri at Herculaneum: Life and Afterlife of a Sculpture Collection (J. Paul Getty Museum, 2005)

    The Victorious Youth (J. Paul Getty Museum, 1997)

    Classical Bronzes: The Art and Craft of Greek and Roman Statuary (Cornell University Press, 1996)

    The Fire of Hephaistos: Large Classical Bronzes from North American Collections, exhibition catalogue (Harvard University Art Museums, 1996)

    Greek Bronze Statuary: From the Beginnings through the Fifth Century B.C. (Cornell University Press, 1988)

  • Kathy McGill

    Research Interests: Early American history, with particular interest in Atlantic history, identity, and travel literature

    Selected Publications

    “‘How Easily the World May Be Begun’: British History, American Newness, and National Identity,” Dialectical Anthropology 27:2 (2003).

  • Stamatina McGrath

    Research Interests: Byzantium, Crusades, social history, historiography

    Selected Publications

    Vita of Philotheos of Athos annotated translation in Richard Greenfield and Alice-Mary Talbot Holy Men of Mount Athos: Lives of Saints of the Holy Mountain (Washington, D.C.: Dumbarton Oaks, forthcoming, 2014).

    “Women in Byzantine History in the Tenth and Eleventh Centuries: Some Theoretical Considerations”, Eustratios Papaioannis, Elizabeth Fisher and Denis Sullivan eds., Festschrift in Honor of Alice-Mary Talbot (Leiden: Brill, forthcoming, 2012).

    The Life of Saint Basil the Younger: Critical Edition and Annotated Translation of the Moscow Version by Denis Sullivan, Alice-Mary Talbot and Stamatina McGrath (Washington D.C.: Dumbarton Oaks, forthcoming, 2012).

    “Monastic Onomastics” Alice Mary Talbot and Stamatina McGrath in Monastères, Images, Pouvoirs et Société à Byzance, Publications de la Sorbonne [Byzantina Sorbonensia, 23] (Paris, 2006).

     The History of Leo the Deacon: Byzantine Military Expansion in the Tenth Century by Alice-Mary Talbot and Denis F. Sullivan with the assistance of George T. Dennis and Stamatina McGrath (Washington, D.C.: Dumbarton Oaks, 2005).

    “Elias of Heliopolis: The Life of an Eighth-Century Syrian Christian Saint” in J.W. Nesbitt, ed., Byzantine Authors: Literary Activities and Preoccupations (Leiden: Brill, 2003) 85-107.

    “The Value of the Vita of Elias of Heliopolis as a Historical Source”. Paper presented at the Medieval and Byzantine Studies Lecture Series, The Catholic University of America, January 25, 1998.

    “Onomastics and Patterns of Nomenclature”. Paper presented at the Dumbarton Oaks Colloquium: “Computerized Access to Byzantine Saints’ Lives: Roundtable on the Dumbarton Oaks Hagiography Database Project”, March 28, 1998.

    “The Dumbarton Oaks Hagiography Database Project”. Paper presented at the Twenty-Second Annual Byzantine Studies Conference, October 1996.

    “The Battles of Dorostolon (971): Rhetoric and Reality”, in T. Miller and J. Nesbitt eds. Peace and War in Byzantium, (Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America, 1995).

    “The Dumbarton Oaks Hagiography Database of the Eighth, Ninth and Tenth Centuries” [database on-line], A. Kazhdan, A.-M. Talbot et al., Dumbarton Oaks (Washington, D.C., 1995-98).

    “Computer Technology in the Study of Byzantine Texts: A Preliminary Report”. Paper presented at the Eighth Annual Byzantine Studies Conference, October 1992.

  • Lincoln A. Mullen

    Research Interests: American religious history, digital history, 19th-century U.S. history

    Selected Publications

    American Religious Ecologies. Digital project funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (2019–).

    Kellen Funk and Lincoln A. Mullen, "The Spine of American Law: Digital Text Analysis and U.S. Legal Practice," American Historical Review 123, no. 1 (2018): 132–164. [Preprint]

    America's Public Bible: Biblical Quotations in U.S. Newspapers (Stanford University Press, under contract). Digital project, winner of the National Endowment for the Humanities 2016 Data Challenge.

    The Chance of Salvation: A History of Conversion in America (Harvard University Press, 2017). Winner of the Best First Book in the History of Religions prize from the American Academy of Religion.

    Mapping Early American Elections. Digital project funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (2016–2019).

    See the complete list at my website.

  • Michael Hugh O'Malley

    Research Interests: 19th and 20th century US, cultural history, history of technology

    Selected Publications

    Face Value: The Entwined History of Race and Money in America (Chicago 2012)

    With James Cook And Lawrence Glickman, The Cultural Turn in US History: Past, Present, and Future (Chicago 2009)

    Keeping Watch: A History of American Time (Viking/Penguin edition 1990: Smithsonian press edition 1995)


    Selected Articles and Book Chapters

    "Money and the Everyday: Paper Money, Nationalism and Community in the Antebellum US," in Federico Neiburg and Nigel Dodds ed, A Cultural History of Money in the Age of Empire (London, 2019)

    "The Ten Dollar Founding Father: Hamilton. Money, and Federal Power," in Renne Romano and Clair Bond Potter eds., Historians on Hamilton (new Brunswick, NJ 2018)

    "Dark Enough as It Is: Eddie Lang and the Minstrel Cycle," in Journal of Social History, Volume 52, Issue 2, Winter 2018, Pages 234–259, https://doi.org/10.1093/jsh/shy024

    With Roy Rosenzweig, “Brave New World or Blind Alley: American History on the World Wide Web,” in Journal of American History, (June 1997)

    “Specie and Species: Race and the Money Question in 19th Century America,” and “Response to Nell Irvin Painter,” both in American Historical Review 99 (April 1994)


    Digital publications

    “Free Silver and the Constitution of Man: The Money Debate and Immigration at the Turn of the Century,” in Common-Place (Vol. 06, No. 03, April 2006)

    With Roy Rosenzweig and the American Social History project, Who Built America? V. II (CD-Rom edition) December 1999

  • Jessica Marie Otis

    Research Interests: British history, early modern history, history of science and mathematics, digital history

    Selected Publications

    Matt Burton, Matthew J. Lavin, Jessica Otis, and Scott B. Weingart, “Digits: Two Reports on New Units of Scholarly Publication,” Journal of Electronic Publishing 22, no. 1 (April 2020), doi: 10.3998/3336451.0022.105.

    John Ladd, Jessica Otis, Christopher N. Warren, and Scott Weingart, “Exploring and Analyzing Network Data with Python,” Programming Historian (September 2017).

    Jessica Otis, “‘Set Them To the Cyphering Schoole’: Reading, Writing and Arithmetical Education, circa 1540-1700,” Journal of British Studies 56, no. 3 (July 2017), doi: 10.1017/jbr.2017.59

    Jessica Marie Otis, “‘Sportes and Pastimes, done by Number’: Mathematical Games in Early Modern England,” in Playthings in Early Modernity: Party Games, Word Games, Mind Games, ed. by Allison Levy (Medieval Institute Publications: 2017).

    Christopher N. Warren, Daniel Shore, Jessica Otis, Lawrence Wang, Mike Finegold, and Cosma Shalizi, “Six Degrees of Francis Bacon: A Statistical Method for Reconstructing Large Historical Social Networks,” Digital Humanities Quarterly 10, no. 3 (2016), http://www.digitalhumanities.org/dhq/vol/10/3/000244/000244.html.

    For my full publications and presentations list, see my website www.jessicaotis.com

  • Sun-Young Park

    Research Interests: 19th-century Europe, modern France, architectural and urban history, cultural historiography and methods

    Selected Publications

    Ideals of the Body: Architecture, Urbanism, and Hygiene in Postrevolutionary Paris, Culture, Politics, and the Built Environment Series (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2018).

    • Reviewed in American Historical Review, Architectural History, European History Quarterly, H-France Reviews, Journal of Architectural Education, Journal of Modern History, Journal of Social History, Nineteenth-Century French Studies, Perspective: Actualité en histoire de l’art, Social History of Medicine, The Journal of Urbanism

    “From Outcast to Citizen: Disability, Education, and Architecture in Postrevolutionary Paris,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 79, no. 2 (June 2020), 171-91.

    “Conversion, Renovation, Restoration: The Paris Deaf Institute, 1760-1840,” Future Anterior 16, no.1: Disability and Preservation (Summer 2019), 69-84.

    “Hygienic Promenades: The Montagnes Russes as Medical and Urban Artifacts,” Historical Reflections/Réflexions historiques 44:3 (Winter 2018): 29-49.

    “Designing for Disability in 19th-Century Paris,” Log 42: Disorienting Phenomenology (Winter/Spring 2018): 80-90.

    “Soldaten formen: Körperkultur im Paris des frühen 19. Jahrhunderts,” in Krieg in der industrialisierten Welt, ed. Thomas Kolnberger, Benoît Majerus, and M. Christian Ortner (Vienna: Caesarpress, 2017), 429-450.

  • Christy L Pichichero

    Research Interests: Early Modern and Revolutionary Literature, History, and Art of the French Empire; War and Culture; Critical Race and Critical Mixed Race Studies; Human Rights and Social Justice; Multiculturalism; Theater; Film Theory; Digital Humanities; Medical History; History of Emotion; Women’s Writing and History; History of News and Information Networks; Critical Pedagogy; Inclusive Pedagogy and Curricular Design; Student/Faculty Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Wellbeing; Faculty Recruitment, Retention, and Mentoring; Grad Student Recruitment and Mentoring, Academic and Community Activism, Academe and Politics.

    Selected Publications


    The Military Enlightenment: War and Culture in the French Empire from Louis XIV to Napoleon (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2017).

    Finalist for the Kenshur Book Prize for best interdisciplinary book in eighteenth-century studies, 2017.



    “Critical Race Studies and the Multicultural French Enlightenment,” Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture – forthcoming.

    “Language, Poetry, and Rhetoric: 1650-1800” in A Cultural History of Ideas in the Age of Enlightenment, eds. Sophia Rosenfeld and Peter Struck (under contract with Bloomsbury Press) – forthcoming.

    “Pierre Corneille and Military Drama: Power, Potlatch, Mérite,” Modern Language Notes, Volume 132, Number 4 (September 2017), 1090-1117.

    “Words of the ‘Wise Captain’:
Corneille, Le Cid, and Fidelity,” Renaissance Drama, Volume 43, Number 1 (Spring 2015), 27-52.

    “Moralizing War: Military Enlightenment in Eighteenth-Century France” in France and Its Spaces of War: Experience, Memory, Image, eds. Daniel Brewer and Patricia Lorcin (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009), 13-27 – peer-reviewed.

    “Le Soldat Sensible: Military Psychology and Social Egalitarianism in the Enlightenment French Army,” French Historical Studies, Volume 31, Number 4 (Fall 2008), 553-580.


    “Thinking about Caring: Culture, Methods, History,” The Bloomington Workshop Proceedings, Number 4 (2016), 108-112.


    Co-editor (with Emily Marker), H-FRANCE SALON: Structural Racism in French and Francophone Culture and History (3-part volume, in progress, vol. 1 2019, vol. 2 2020, forthcoming).

    Co-editor (with Dena Goodman, Sara Maza, Cathy McClive, Paris Spies-Gans), H-FRANCE SALON: The Tallahassee Report: Rethinking Graduate Education in Old Regime, Enlightenment, and Revolutionary French History (2018).

  • Robert A Pierce

    Research Interests: Historical and social contexts of creativity and innovation

    Selected Publications

    IB Business Management Course Companion, with Martin Muchena and Loykie Lominé. Oxford: Oxford University Press (2014).

    Ritratti: La dimensione individuale nella storia, with Silvana Seidel Menchi (Eds.).  Rome: Edizioni di storia e letteratura (2008).

    Pier Paolo Vergerio the Propagandist. Rome: Edizioni di storia e letteratura (2003)

  • Brian W. Platt

    Research Interests: Japan, East Asia

    Selected Publications

    “Imperialism and Civil War in mid-19th Century East Asia,” in Peter Stearns, ed., The American Civil War in Global Context (Richmond, Virginia, The Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Commission, 2015).

    Burning and Building: Schooling and State Formation in Japan, 1750-1890 (Harvard, 2004). 

    “Japanese Childhood, Modern Childhood: The Nation-State, Schooling, and 19th-Century Globalization,” Journal of Social History, vol. 38, no. 1 (Summer 2005)

    “Chiiki to kokumin kokka no keisei: Meiji kyōiku kara mite” (“The Local in the Nation State”). In William Steele and Kawanishi Hide, eds., Approaches to Japanese Local History (Tokyo: Yamakawa Shuppansha, 2005).

  • Jennifer Ritterhouse

    Research Interests: 20th century U.S.; U.S. South; African American history; women and gender; children and childhood

    Selected Publications

    Discovering the South: One Man's Travels Through a Changing America in the 1930s, University of North Carolina Press, 2017. Winner of a 2017 Family History Book Award from the North Carolina Society of Historians. Companion website: www.discoveringthesouth.org

    Growing Up Jim Crow: How Black and White Southern Children Learned Race, University of North Carolina Press, 2006. Received Honorable Mention for the 2007 Outstanding Book Awards from the Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Bigotry and Human Rights.

     "Sarah Patton Boyle: A White Activist, the Black Pragmatist Who Taught Her, and the Long and the Short of the Civil Rights Movement," in Virginia Women: Their Lives and Times, vol. 2, ed. by Cynthia Kierner and Sandra Treadway, University of Georgia Press, 2016.

    "Woman Flogged: Willie Sue Blagden, the Southern Tenant Farmers Union, and how an impulse for story led to a historiographical corrective," Rethinking History: The Journal of Theory and Practice, January 2014.

    "Dixie Destinations: Rereading Jonathan Daniels's A Southerner Discovers the South," Southern Spaces: An Interdisciplinary Journal about Regions, Places, and Cultures of the American South and Their Global Connections (www.southernspaces.org), May 2010.

    “The Etiquette of Race Relations in the Jim Crow South,” in Manners in Southern History from the 1860s to the 1960s, edited by Ted Ownby. University Press of Mississippi, 2007.

    “Reading, Intimacy, and the Role of Uncle Remus in White Southern Social Memory,” Journal of Southern History, August 2003.

    Remembering Jim Crow: African Americans Tell About Life in the Segregated South. Co-edited as part of the Behind the Veil project (http://cds.aas.duke.edu/btv/). New Press, 2001.

    The Desegregated Heart: A Virginian’s Stand in Time of Transition, by Sarah Patton Boyle. Edited with an introduction and selected correspondence, University Press of Virginia, 2001.

    “Speaking of Race: Sarah Patton Boyle and the ‘T.J. Sellers Course for Backward Southern Whites,’” in Sex, Love, Race: Crossing Boundaries in North American History, edited by Martha Hodes. New York University Press, 1999.

  • Stephen Robertson

    Research Interests: digital history, history of sexuality, history of New York City, legal history

    Selected Publications

    Playing the Numbers: Gambling in Harlem Between the Wars (with Shane White, Stephen Garton & Graham White) [Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2010]

    Crimes Against Children: Sexual Violence and Legal Culture in New York City, 1880-1960 [Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2005]

    “The Pinkertons and the Paperwork of Surveillance: Reporting Private Investigation in the United States, 1865-1940,” in Private Security and Modern States: Historical and Comparative Perspectives, ed David Churchill, Dolores Janiewski and Pieter Leloup (Routledge, 2020)

    Constrained but not contained: Patterns of everyday life and the limits of segregation in 1920s Harlem,” The Ghetto in Global History: 1500 to the Present, ed Wendy Z. Goldman and Joe William Trotter, Jr. (Routledge, 2017)

    Searching for Anglo-American Digital Legal History,” Law and History Review 34, 4 (November 2016): 1047-69

    The Differences between Digital Humanities and Digital History,” Debates in the Digital Humanities 2016, ed Matt Gold and Lauren Klein (University of Minnesota Press, 2016), 289-307

    Digital Mapping as a Research Tool: Digital Harlem: Everyday Life, 1915-1930,” American Historical Review 121, 1 (February 2016): 156-166

    Harlem in Black and White: Mapping Race and Place in the 1920s,” Journal of Urban History 39, 5 (September 2013): 864-880 (with Shane White and Stephen Garton) 

  • Benjamin M. Schneider

    Research Interests: 20th Century U.S. History, U.S. and the World, Military History, War Crimes, The World Wars, Imperial Japan

    Selected Publications

    Making Killers: Hate Training and the U.S. Army's War in Europe, 1942-1945. Journal of Contemporary History, April 2020.

    Review of Stephen A. Bourque, Beyond the Beach: The Allied War Against France, in The Strategy Bridge, June 2018.

    Review of Kenneth D. Alford, American Crimes and the Liberation of Paris: Robbery, Rape and Murder by Renegade GIs, 1944-1947, in H-War, January 2018.

    Review of Walter M. Hudson, Army Diplomacy: American Military Occupation and Foreign Policy after World War II, in H-War, March 2017.

  • Zachary Schrag

    Research Interests: Post-1945 US history, urban history, history of technology, public policy, human subjects regulations, riot control

    Selected Publications

    The Fires of Philadelphia: Citizen-Soldiers, Nativists, and the 1844 Riots Over the Soul of a Nation, under contract to Pegasus Books.

    The Princeton Guide to Historical Research. Princeton University Press, forthcoming, 2021.

    Ethical Imperialism: Institutional Review Boards and the Social Sciences, 1965-2009. The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010.

    The Great Society Subway: A History of the Washington Metro. The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006.


  • Kelly Schrum

    Research Interests: scholarship of teaching and learning, online learning, scholarly digital storytelling, digital humanities

    Selected Publications

    Sleeter, N., Schrum, K., Swan, A., & Broubalow, J. (2019). “Reflective of my best work”: Promoting inquiry-based learning in a hybrid graduate history course. Arts and Humanities in Higher Education.

    Swan, A., *Sleeter, N., & Schrum, K. (2019). Teaching hidden history: A case study of dialogic scaffolding in a hybrid graduate course. International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. doi.org/10.20429/ijsotl.2019.130107

    Schrum, K., *Sleeter, N., *Tường Vy Sharpe, C., & Pellegrino, A. (2018). Teaching hidden history: Student outcomes from a distributed, collaborative, hybrid history course. The History Teacher, 51(4).

    Schrum, K., Kortecamp, K., Rosenfeld, J., Briscoe, K., & Steeves, K. (2016). Assessing the effect of historic site-based professional development on history teaching and learning. The History Teacher, 50(1), 33-53.


  • Vanessa Meikle Schulman

    Research Interests: Nineteenth- and twentieth-century visual culture of the United States; periodical studies; history of technology

    Selected Publications


    Work Sights: The Visual Culture of Industry in Nineteenth-Century America (University of Massachusetts Press, 2015).

    Selected Articles

    "The Pleasure of the Parlor: Mocking the Home Guard in Civil War Visual Culture," forthcoming in Studies in American Humor, spring 2021.

    "Visuality in Literary Magazines," forthcoming in The Routledge Companion to the Literary Magazine, 2021.

    "J.J. Woodward, the Philadelphia Centennial, and Medical Imaging in Nineteenth Century America," forthcoming in AMEDD Journal2020. Winner of the Spurgeon H. Neel writing award from the Army Medical Foundation.

    "Visualizing Race at the Polling Place: Thomas Waterman Wood's American Citizens," American Art 33, no. 3 (Spring 2019): 24-51.

    “‘The Books We All Read’: The Golden Age of Children’s Book Illustration and American Soldiers in the Great War,” The Lion and the Unicorn 41 (2017): 204-230.

    “Alph-Art, B Movies, Cast Corpses: Death by Sculpture and Hergé’s Middle Ground,” in The Comics of Hergé: When the Lines Are not so Clear, ed. Joe Sutliffe Sanders (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2016), 62-76.

    “Managing Subjects, Manufacturing Citizens: Picturing Sites of Social Control in Nineteenth-Century America.” Early Popular Visual Culture 12.2 (May 2014): 104-126.

    “Definite Indeterminacy: Blindness in the Civil War Imagery of Ambrose Bierce and Winslow Homer,” Invisible Culture 19 (Fall 2013): ivc.lib.rochester.edu

    “Making the Magazine: Visuality, Managerial Capitalism, and the Mass Production of Periodicals, 1865-1890,” American Periodicals 22.1 (Spring 2012): 1-28.

  • Randolph Scully

    Research Interests: colonial and revolutionary America, race, gender, religion, Southern history, Virginia history

    Selected Publications

    Religion and the Making of Nat Turner’s Virginia: Baptist Community and Conflict, 1740-1840 (University of Virginia Press, 2008). Winner of the Frank S. and Elizabeth D. Brewer prize from the American Society of Church History.

     “‘I Come Here Before You Did and I Shall Not Go Away’: Race, Gender, and Evangelical Community on the Eve of the Nat Turner Rebellion,” Journal of the Early Republic 27:4 (Winter 2007): 661-684.

     “‘Somewhat Liberated’: Baptist Discourses of Race and Slavery in Nat Turner’s Virginia, 1770-1840,” Explorations in Early American Culture 5 (2001): 328-371.

  • Eric Setzekorn

    Research Interests: Chinese History, Military History, the Cold War

    Selected Publications

    Book: The Rise and Fall of an Officer Corps: The Republic of China Military, 1942-1955, University of Oklahoma Press, 2018

    Journal Articles:

    -"China’s Pundits in Uniform: Military Officers and Guiding Public Opinion," Political and

    Military Sociology, forthcoming, 2019

    -Qing Dynasty Warfare and Military Authority: Discipline and the Ethnic Cleansing of

    1860’s Shaanxi, Journal of Chinese Military History, Fall 2018.

    -Structural Dissonance: The Failed U.S.-PRC Defense Relationship, 1979-1989, Journal of Military and Strategic Studies, October 2018

    -"Military Engagement with a Responsible Stakeholder:  The Taft Administration and Qing Imperial China." Journal of American-East Asian Relations, Spring 2018

    -“The Office of Naval Intelligence in World War I: Diverse Threats, Divergent Responses,” Studies in Intelligence, Summer 2017

    -“Eisenhower’s Mutual Security Program and Congress: Defense Assistance for Cold War Asia,” The Society for History in the Federal Government, Spring 2017

    -“Chinese Military History and Qing Dynasty Imperialism, 1644-1911,” The International Bibliography of Military History, Spring 2016

    -“The Contemporary Utility of 1930s Counterintelligence Prosecution under the United States Espionage Act,” The International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence, Spring 2016

    -“Jiang Baili: A Frustrated Military Intellectual in Republican China,” Journal of Chinese Military History, Spring 2016

    -“Eisenhower’s Mutual Security Program: Taiwan as a ‘Strategic Bargain,” Journal of American-East Asian Relations, Spring 2016

    -“Chinese Imperialism, Ethnic Cleansing and Military History, 1850-1877,” Journal of Chinese Military History, Spring 2015.

    -“Target Taiwan: Bombing Japan’s Model Colony,” U.S. Military History Review, January 2015.

    -“U.S. Open Source Intelligence in Japan and the 1921 Washington Naval Conference,” The International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence, Summer 2014.

    -“Military Reform in Taiwan: The Lafayette Scandal, National Defense Law and All-Volunteer Force,” The American Journal of Chinese Studies, April 2014.

    -“The First China Watchers: British Intelligence Officers in China, 1878-1900”  Intelligence and National Security, April 2013.

  • Suzanne E. Smith

    Research Interests: African American, 20th century Cultural History, History of Death in America, American Popular Music, African American Religious History

    Selected Publications

    "African American Religious Identities in the Twentieth Century,” The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Race in American History, Paul Harvey and Kathryn Gin Lum, Editors (Oxford University Press, March 2018).

    "Tuning into the 'Happy Am I' Preacher: Researching the Radio Career of Elder Lightfoot Solomon Michaux," Sounding Out! Sound Studies Blog, March 5, 2015.

    To Serve the Living: Funeral Directors and the African American Way of Death (The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2010).

    Dancing in the Street: Motown and the Cultural Politics of Detroit (Harvard University Press, 1999).

    “‘Where Did Our Love Go?’: Contemplating the Life and Death of Motown and the Motor City,” Michigan Quarterly Review, (Fall 2010).

     “To Serve the Living: The Public and Civic Identity of African-American Funeral Directors” in Public Culture: Diversity, Democracy, and Community in the United States. Marguerite S. Schaffer, Editor (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008).

     “‘Laid Out in Big Mama’s Kitchen’: African Americans and the Personalized Theme Funeral,” in American Behavioral History. Peter N. Stearns, Editor (New York University Press, 2005).

     “‘Boogie Chillen’: Uncovering Detroit’s African American Cultural History.” Michigan Historical Review 27:1 (Spring 2001): 93-107.

  • Peter N. Stearns

    Research Interests: Modern European and American and comparative social history, history of emotions, world history

    Selected Publications

    Select Publications since 2000:

    • With Katie Barclay and Sharon Crozier-de Rosa, eds., Sources in World History (2020)
    • With Michael Adas and others, World Civilizations AP edition (2020)
    • With Michael Adas and others, World Civilizations 8th ed (2020)
    • Ed., Death in Modern History (2020)
    • With Marcus Collins, Why Study History? (2020)
    • Industrial Revolution in World History, 5th ed (2020)
    • 2019 Globalization in World History 3rd ed (2019)
    • Time in World History (2019)
    • 2018 Culture Change: exploring cases, causes and consequences (2018)
    • Peacebuilding through Dialogue (2018)
    • Tolerance in World History (2017)
    • Sexuality in World History, 2nd ed. (2017)
    • A History of Shame (2017)
    • Globalization in World History, 2nd ed. (2016)
    • The Industrial Turn in World History (2016)
    • Childhood in World History, 3rd ed. (2016)
    • The Civil War in Global Perspective (2015)
    • Gender in World History, 3rd ed. (2015)
    • Guiding the American University: Challenges and Choices (2015)
    • Peace in World History (2014)
    • Doing Emotions History (2013)
    • Satisfaction Not Guaranteed: Dilemmas of Progress in Modern Society (2012)
    • Globalization in World History (2010)
    • Educating Global Citizens in Colleges and Universities:  Challenges and Opportunities (2009)
    • From Alienation to Addiction: The History of American Work in Global Context (2008)
    • Revolutions in Sorrow: American Death Experience and Policy in Global Context (2007)
    • American Fear: The Causes and Consequences of High Anxiety (2006)
    • Anxious Parents: a 20th Century History (2003)
    • Fat History (2002)
  • John Turner

    Research Interests: American Religion; Mormonism; History of Colonial New England

    Selected Publications

    The Knew They Were Pilgrims: Plymouth Colony and the Contest for American Liberty (Yale University Press, 2020).
    The Mormon Jesus: A Biography (Harvard University Press, 2016).
    Brigham Young: Pioneer Prophet (Harvard University Press, 2012).
    Bill Bright and Campus Crusade for Christ  (University of North Carolina Press, 2008).
  • Jacquelyn Williamson

    Research Interests: Ancient Egypt, The Amarna Period, Gender, Religion

    Selected Publications

    Book Manuscripts:

    Nefertiti’s Sun Temple: A New Cult Complex at Tell el-Amarna, Harvard Egyptology Series (September 2016)

    Refereed Journal Articles:

    ‘Death and the Sun Temple: New Evidence for Private Mortuary Cults at Amarna’ Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 101, 2017 (not yet in press).

    ‘Alone before the God: Gender, Status, and Nefertiti’s Image’ Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt 51, 2015, 179-192.

    ‘Two Names, One Compound: the rwd ʿnḫw ỉtn and the Sunshade of Re at Kom el-Nana’ Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt 49, 2013, 143-152.

    Popular Books:

    Ancient Egypt in 30 Seconds, Ivy Press, East Sussex, United Kingdom, 2015 (consultant and ghost writer)

  • Laura McCloskey Wolfe

    Research Interests: Irish history and art history

    Selected Publications


    • McCloskey, Laura E. (2018). "Exploring Meditatio and Memoria in Ireland through the Book of Durrow:Theological and Artistic Traditions Intersect in Manuscript Illumination." Eolas: The Journal of the American Society of Irish Medieval Studies, Vol. 11.
    • McCloskey, Laura E. (2015). “Mindfulness as an Intervention for Improving Academic Success among Students with Executive Functioning Disorders.” Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, International Conference on New Horizons in Education, INTE 2014, 25-27 June 2014, Paris, France, 174 (February): 221–26. doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2015.01.650.

    Book Chapters

    • McCloskey, Laura E. (2014). "Echoes of Byzantium: Artistic Exchange between Ireland and the Mediterranean in the 5th to 8th Centuries as Evidenced in the Christ Enthroned page of the Book of Kells." In A. Andrews (Ed.), Travel, Contact, Exchange. Proceedings from the 34th Annual Medieval and Renaissance Forum at Plymouth State University (April 19-20, 2013). MA: The Public Heritage Institute at Regis College, PHI Press.
    • McCloskey, Laura E. (2012). "Love is Blindness: Reflections of Ascetic Monasticism in Irish 7th-10th Century Manuscript Illumination." In A. Andrews & Florio, R. (Eds.). Love, Friendship, Marriage. Proceedings from the 32nd Annual Medieval and Renaissance Forum at Plymouth State University (April 15-16, 2011). MA: The Public Heritage Institute at Regis College, PHI Press.

    Book Reviews

    • McCloskey, Laura E. (2018). Review of Graphic Devices and the Early Decorated Book, by Michelle Brown et al. Early Medieval Europe. (forthcoming)
  • Huseyin Yilmaz

    Selected Publications

    • Caliphate Redefined: The Mystical Turn in Ottoman Political Thought. Princeton: Princeton University Press, January 2018
    • “From Serbestiyet to Hürriyet: Ottoman Statesmen and the Question of Freedom during the Late Enlightenment.” Studia Islamica 111 (2016): 202-230 (ISSN: 0585-5292)
    • “Containing Sultanic Authority: Constitutionalism in the Ottoman Empire before Westernization.” The Journal of Ottoman Studies 45 (2015): 231-264 (ISSN: 0255063602550636)
    • “Osmanlı Devleti’nde Batılılaşma Öncesi Meşrutiyetçi Gelişmeler.” Divan Disiplinlerarası Çalışmalar Dergisi 13 (2008): 1-30 (ISSN: 13009648)
    • “Osmanlı Tarihçiliğinde Tanzimat Öncesi Siyaset Düşüncesine Yaklaşımlar.” Türkiye Araştırmaları Literatür Dergisi 1/2 (2003): 231-98 (ISSN: 13039369)
    • “On Kingship and Legitimacy: The Ottomans.” In Hani Khafipour ed., The Empires of the Near East and India: Sources Studies of the Safavid, Ottoman, and Mughal Literate Communities. New York: Columbia University Press, 2019. (ISBN: 9780231174367)
    • “Books on Ethics and Politics: The Art of Governing the Self and Others at the Ottoman Court.” In Gülru Necipoğlu, Cemal Kafadar, and Cornell Fleischer, eds., Treasure of Knowledge: An Inventory of Ottoman Palace Library (1502/3-1503/4) (pp. 115-130). Brill: Leiden and Boston, 2019. (ISBN: 9789004386983)
    • “The Eastern Question and the Ottoman Empire:  The Genesis of the Near and Middle East in the Nineteenth Century.” In Michael Bonine, Abbas Amanat and Michael Casper eds., Is There a Middle East: The Evolution of a Geopolitical Concept (pp. 11-35). Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2011. (ISBN: 9780804775267)
    • “Mevlânâ Osmanlı Sarayında: Mahmud Dede’nin Sevâkıbü’l-Menâkıb’ında Siyasî İmgeler” In E. Alkan and O. S. Arı eds. Osmanlı’da İlm-i Tasavvuf (pp. 735-744). Istanbul: İSAR Yayınları, 2018. (ISBN: 978-605-9276-12-2)
    • “The Sunni Exodus from Iran and the Rise of Anti-Safavid Propaganda in the Ottoman Empire: The Messianic Call of Hüseyin b. Abdullah el-Shirvānī.” In O. M. Alper and M. Arıcı eds., Osmanlı’da İlim ve Fikir Dünyası: İstanbul’un Fethinden Süleymaniye Medreselerinin Kuruluşuna Kadar (pp. 299-309). Istanbul: Klasik, 2015. (ISBN: 9786055245832)
    • “Kınalızade Ali Efendi ve Osmanlı Kültürel Kimliği.” In A. S. Oktay ed., Uluslararası Kınalızâde Ailesi Sempozyumu Bildiriler Kitabı (pp. 95-101). Isparta: SDÜ İlahiyat Fakültesi Yayınları, 2012. (ISBN: 9789944452861)
    • “Osmanlı Siyaset ve Hukuk Düşüncesi Geleneğinde Anayasalcılık.” In Halit Eren ed., Proceedings of the International Congress on The Second Constitutional Period of the Ottoman State on its Centenary (pp. 365-100). Istanbul: IRCICA, 2012. (ISBN: 9789290632450)
    • “Imperial Ideology.” In G. Agoston and B. Masters eds., Encyclopedia of the Ottoman Empire, (pp. 273-276). New York: Facts on File, 2008. (ISBN: 9780816062591)
  • Rosemarie Zagarri

    Research Interests: Early American history (colonial-1820s); Early American women; 18th-century transatlantic history and global history

    Selected Publications


    Revolutionary Backlash: Women and Politics in the Early American Republic (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007; paperback, 2008).

    A Woman’s Dilemma: Mercy Otis Warren and the American Revolution (Wheeling, Ill.: Harlan-Davidson, Inc., 1995; 2nd. ed. Wiley, 2015).

    David Humphreys’ ‘Life of General Washington’ with George Washington’s ‘Remarks’ (edited, with an introduction) (Athens, Ga.: The University of Georgia Press, 1991; paperback, 2006).

    The Politics of Size: Representation in the United States, 1776 - 1850 (Ithaca, N.Y: Cornell University Press, 1987; paperback, 2010).

    Selected Articles:

    "Liberty and Power: The Classical Republicanism of George Washington and Mercy Otis Warren," in Politics, Culture, and the Emergence of the Early American Presidency, ed. Benjamin Lowe (University of Florida Press, in press).

    "The Empire Comes Home: Thomas Law's Mixed-Race Family in the Early American Republic,"  in India in the American Imaginary: Indo-American Encounters, 1780s to 1880s, ed. Anupuma Arora and Rajender Kaur (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017).

    “The Family Factor: Congressmen and the Burden of Public Service in the Early American Republic,” Journal of the Early Republic 33(Summer 2013), 283-316.

    “Scholarship on the American Revolution since The Birth of the Republic,”in Edmund S. Morgan, The Birth of the Republic, 1763-1789, 4th ed. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012), 193-209.

    “The Significance of the ‘Global Turn’ for the Early American Republic: Globalization in the Age of Nation-Building,” Journal of the Early Republic 31(Spring 2011), 1-37.

    “Mercy Otis Warren on Church and State,” in The Forgotten Founders on Religion and Public Life, ed. Daniel Driesbach, Mark David Hall, and Jeffry Morrison (South Bend: University of Notre Dame Press, 2009), 278-303.

    “Women and Party Conflict,” in Beyond the Founders: New Approaches to the Political History of the Early American Republic, ed. Jeffrey Pasley, Andrew Robertson, and David Waldstreicher (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2004), 107-28.

    “The Rights of Man and Woman in Post-Revolutionary America, William and Mary Quarterly, 3rd. ser., 60 (April 1998), 200-227.

    “Morals, Manners, and the Republican Mother,” American Quarterly 44 (June 1992), 192-215.

    Representation and the Removal of State Capitals, 1776 - 1812,” Journal of American History 74 (March 1988), 1239-1256.