"I want to convey their responsibilities as Americans... "
Dr. A. Kristen Foster explains the roots of her interest in history and the relevance of studying the American Revolution. Prof. Foster teaches courses in the history of the early republic, American women, and social movements of the 1960s. She is the author of Moral Visions and Material Ambitions: Philadelphia Struggles to Define the Republic, 1776-1836 (2004).
"It struck me to my core..."
Dr. Daniel Meissner details the moment he became a historian. Prof. Meissner teaches courses on modern China and on Asian-American relations. He is the author of Chinese Capitalists versus the American Flour Industry, 1900-1910: Profit and Patriotism in International Trade (2005).
"It was something I needed to investigate more..."
Dr. Timothy McMahon explores the connections between his family’s history and his research into Ireland’s past. Dr. McMahon teaches courses on Ireland, modern Britain, and the British empire. He is the author of Grand Opportunity: The Gaelic Revival and Irish Society, 1893-1910 (2008).
"History is kaleidoscopic..."
Dr. Phillip Naylor discusses the philosophers and historians who have influenced his teaching and research. Dr. Naylor teaches courses on the Middle East, the Byzantine empire, and rock ‘n roll. He is the author of North Africa: A Brief History from Antiquity to the Present (2005) and France and Algeria: A History of Decolonization and Transformation (2000).