20th Century

Kiran  Klaus Patel

Kiran Klaus Patel

Professor of European and Global History, Universiteit Maastricht, the Netherlands

Kiran Klaus Patel is Professor of European and Global History at Maastricht University where he also serves as head of the Department of History....

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Zhanna Popova

Global Fellow, Weatherhead Initiative on Global History (spring 2016). PhD Candidate, International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam.

Research interests: History of unfree labor, forced migration, and penal regimes; social history of Russia and the Soviet Union; and global history.

1727 Cambridge Street
room E210
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 496-3567
Casey Primel

Casey Primel

2016-2017 Volkswagen Postdoctoral Fellow

Casey Primel received his PhD from Columbia in  Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies. His dissertation "Empire of Paper: Credit...

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Victor Seow

Research Fellow, WIGH; WCFIA Graduate Student Associate
Samuel P. Huntington Doctoral Dissertation Fellow
PhD Candidate, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University.

Research Interests: Energy in empire and its aftermath, focusing on the rise of the Manchurian fossil fuel industry....

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1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge MA 02138
p: 617-496- 0545
Steven Serels

Steven Serels

WIGH Fellow 2013-2014
Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany

Research interests: Historical forces underpinning food insecurity among pastoralist communities residing along Africa's Red Sea...

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Quinn Slobodian

Quinn Slobodian

Visiting Fellow, WIGH
ACLS Burkhardt Fellow
Associate Professor, Department of History, Wellesley College
Research Interests: History of international political economy; social movements; and the power of ideas.
Israel G. Solares

Israel G. Solares

Visiting Fellow, Fall 2019, WIGH
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, San Diego (starting January 2020)
Israel G. Solares received his PhD in 2018 from El Colegio de México. He has been a Visiting Researcher and Research Associate at the Kellogg Institute... Read more about Israel G. Solares
Graeme Thompson

Graeme Thompson

Visiting Fellow, WIGH, 2020-2021
Ernest May Postdoctoral Fellow in History and Policy, Harvard Kennedy School.

Graeme Thompson is an Ernest May Postdoctoral Fellow in History and Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. His current research is focused on the history...

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Cyrus Veeser

Cyrus Veeser

Professor of History, Bentley University

Cyrus Veeser is Associate Professor of History at Bentley University. His research interests include modernization in colonies and LDCs, 1870-1930; U....

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Moritz von Brescius

Moritz von Brescius

Postdoctoral Fellow, WIGH
Affiliate 2021-2022, WIGH; John F. Kennedy Memorial Fellow & Visiting Scholar 2021-2022, Center for European Studies, Harvard University
Moritz von Brescius is a senior lecturer in modern history at University of Bern. His research areas include the global history of science and empire, the... Read more about Moritz von Brescius
Lydia Walker

Lydia Walker

WIGH Graduate Research Fellow, 2014
PhD Candidate in History, Harvard University

Research Interests: International and diplomatic history; insurgency and intervention; international institutions; US foreign policy during the Cold...

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Florian Weber

Florian Weber

Visiting Scholar, Spring 2014
PhD Candidate in Economic History, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Florian Weber studied Economic History and Economics at University of Zurich and Autonomous University of Madrid. He obtained his MA degree in 2012...

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