James Wald, associate professor of history, holds a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin and an M.A. and Ph.D. from Princeton University.
His teaching and research interests include modern European history with an emphasis on cultural history from the 18th through the 20th centuries; the French Revolution; Central Europe; fascism and Nazism; and early modern Europe.
Particular research interests involve the history of intellectuals and literary life.
School of Critical Social Inquiry
Recent and Upcoming Courses
CSI-0150: Fighting Over the Facts: History as Debate (Spring 2014)
CSI-0293: Mass Man, Mass Movements, Mass Culture: Europe In The Era Of Classical Modernity (Spring 2014)
CSI-0219: Hating the Jews More than Necessary: Antisemitism (Fall 2013)
CSI-0228: Gold, Lead, and Gunpowder: Knowledge & Power in Renaissance Europe (Fall 2013)