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Recent Faculty Publications


Kate Masur

Until Justice Be Done: America's First Civil Rights Movement, From the Revolution to Reconstruction (Norton, 2021)

Masur book cover 2021


Dyan Elliott

The Corrupter of Boys: Sodomy, Scandal, and the Medieval Clergy (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2020)

 The Corrupter of Boys

Michael S. Sherry (emeritus)

The Punitive Turn in American Life: How the United States Learned to Fight Crime Like a War (University of North Carolina Press, 2020)

The Punitive Turn in American Life


Carl Smith (emeritus)

Chicago's Great Fire: The Destruction and Resurrection of an Iconic American City (Atlantic Monthly Press, 2020)

 Chicago fire book

Amy Stanley

Stranger in the Shogun's City: A Japanese Woman and Her World (Scribner, 2020)

 Stanley book cover

 Lina Britto

Marijuana Boom: The Rise and Fall of Colombia's First Drug Paradise (University of California Press, 2020)

 Britto book

Jacob Lassner (emeritus)

Middle Eastern Politics and Historical Memory: Martyrdom, Revolution, National Identities (I.B. Tauris/ Bloomsbury, 2020)

Lassner book cover



Lydia Barnett

After the Flood: Imagining the Global Environment in Early Modern Europe (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019)

After the Flood Cover

T.H. Breen (emeritus)

The Will of the People: The Revolutionary Birth of America (Harvard University Press, 2019)

Cover: The Will of the People in HARDCOVER


Haydon Cherry

Down and Out in Saigon: Stories of the Poor in a Colonial City (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2019)

Down and Out in Saigon cover

Hollis Clayson

Illuminated Paris: Essays on Art and Lighting in the Belle Époque (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2019)

Illuminated Paris Book Cover

Peter Hayes (with Christopher Browning and Raul Hilberg)

German Trains, Jewish Souls: The Reichsbahn, Bureaucracy, and the Final Solution (New York: Berghahn Books, 2019)

cover of German Trains, Jewish Souls

Daniel Immerwahr

How to Hide an Empire: A History of the Greater United States (New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2019)

How to Hide an Empire cover

Robert E. LERNER (emeritus) with Pavlina Rychterova

John of Rupescissa: Vade mecum in tribulatione. Translated into Medieval Vernaculars (Vita e Pensiero, 2019)

Lerner book 2019


Laura Hein

Post-Fascist Japan: Political Culture in Kamakura after the Second World War (New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018).

Cover for Post-Fascist Japan

Kate Masur (new edition of John E. Washington)

They Knew Lincoln (New York: Oxford University Press, 2018).

They Knew Lincoln cover

Paul Ramírez

Enlightened Immunity: Mexico's Experiments with Disease Prevention in the Age of Reason (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2018).

Enlightened Immunity cover

Keith Woodhouse

The Ecocentrists: A History of Radical Environmentalism (New York: Columbia University Press, 2018).

Cover for "The Lighthouse and the Observatory"


John Bushnell

Russian Peasant Women Who Refused to Marry: Spasovite Old Believers in the 18th-19th Centuries (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2017).

Cover for "Russian Peasant Women"

Dyan Elliott

A Hole in the Heavens (Tempe: Bagwyn Books, 2017).

Cover for "A Hole in the Heavens"

Paul Gillingham (translation of Óscar Xavier Altamirano)

Poe: The Trauma of an Era (Oxford; New York: Peter Lang, 2017).

Poe Book Cover

Peter Hayes

Why? Explaining the Holocaust (New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 2017).

Why? Book Cover

Jacob Lassner (emeritus)

Medieval Jerusalem: Forging an Islamic City in Spaces Sacred to Christians and Jews (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2017).

Medieval Jerusalem cover

Robert Lerner (emeritus)

Ernst Kantorowicz: A Life (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2017).

Kantorowicz Book Cover

Sarah Maza

Thinking About History (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017).

Cover for "Thinking About History"

David Shyovitz

A Remembrance of His Wonders: Nature and the Supernatural in Medieval Ashkenaz (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017).

Remembrance Book Cover


Caitlin Fitz

Our Sister Republics: The United States in an Age of American Revolutions (Norton, 2016).

Prof. Fitz was interviewed about the book for Dissent, June 2016

Winner of 2017 PROSE Award, Honorable Mention, U.S. History

Book cover of Our Sister Republics by Caitlin Fitz

Joel Mokyr

A Culture of Growth: The Origins of the Modern Economy (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2016).

Culture of Growth cover

Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern (with Paul Robert Magocsi)

Jews and Ukrainians: A Millennium of Co-Existence (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2016).

Jews and Ukrainians cover


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