History Project Research Advisers

 

Eva Bitran

Eva Bitran is a joint JD/PhD candidate in the History Department and at the Law School at Harvard University. She works on the international and transnational history of twentieth-century migration, with a regional focus on North Africa and a thematic focus on issues of changing legal systems, regulation and recourse. Her previous work looked at the Western Sahara conflict and the refugee crisis that followed.

Eva Bitran está cursando un doctorado en historia y derecho en Harvard University. Su investigación tiene como tema central la migración internacional a mediados del siglo veinte en el norte de Africa, y aborda el papel de los cambios legales a nivel internacional en las experiencias y las oportunidades de los migrantes. Su trabajo previo se enfocó en la descolonización del Sahara Occidental, y en la crisis de refugiados que surgió a causa del conflicto.

Email: bitran@fas.harvard.edu

 

 

Hannah Callaway

Hannah Callaway is a doctoral candidate in History at Harvard University. She studies eighteenth-century France, with a particular interest in the social origins of political ideas. Her dissertation studies how an evolving understanding of private property influenced the terms of citizenship during the French Revolution, focusing on the seizure of property by the State in Paris during the revolutionary years. 

Hannah Callaway est doctorante dans le département d'histoire à Harvard University. Elle s'intéresse aux origines sociales des idées, en particulier dans le contexte de la France au dix-huitième siècle. Sa thèse traite le rôle de l'évolution des idées sur la propriété privé dans le développement du concept de citoyenneté pendant la Révolution Française, prenant pour objet la saisie des biens immobiliers à Paris par l'Etat pendant les années révolutionnaires.

Email: hbcallaw@fas.harvard.edu

 

 

Philipp Lehmann

Philipp Lehmann is a PhD candidate in the History Department at Harvard University. He works on environmental history and the history of energy with a geographic focus on Europe and Africa. His dissertation deals with theories of climate change in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and their use in economic and political contexts.

Philipp Lehmann ist ein Doktorand an der Geschichtsfakultät der Harvard University. Er arbeitet zur Umwelt- und Energiegeschichte mit einem geographischen Schwerpunkt in Europa und Afrika. Seine Dissertation untersucht Theorien des Klimawandels im späten neunzehnten und frühen zwanzigsten Jahrhundert und deren Instrumentalisierung in ökonomischen und politischen Kontexten.

Email: plehmann@fas.harvard.edu

 

 

Shi-Lin Loh

Shi-Lin Loh is a PhD candidate from Singapore in the program on History and East Asian Languages at Harvard University. She studies the history of late nineteenth- and twentieth-century Japan and China with a focus on the social and cultural history of nuclear science and technology. She is also interested in transnational histories of nuclear power.

ロー・シーリンはシンガポール出身で、ハーバード大学の歴史・東アジア研究プログラムに属する博士課程の大学院生である。近現代日本と中国の歴史を専攻しながら、原子力科学技術の社会文化史を中心に研究を行う。また、原子力文化のトランスナショナル史にも興味を持つ。

卢诗霖来自新加坡, 现为哈佛大学历史与东亚研究系博士生。她主要研究十九和二十世纪的中国历史与日本历史,尤其专攻原子科学与技术的文化史以及社会史。她也对国际原子能文化史深感兴趣。

Email: shiloh@fas.harvard.edu

 

 

Chris Miller

Chris Miller is a PhD candidate in the History Department at Yale University. He works on economics and international relations during the second half of the twentieth century. His dissertation research focuses on the 1970s and 1980s, and on changing ideas about whether and how states should control and regulate their economies, with a concentration on the Soviet Union, India, China, and Turkey.

Chris Miller Yale Üniversitesi’nde Tarih Bölümü’nde doktora oğrencisi. 20. yüzyılın ikinci yarısı ekonomik tarihi ve uluslararası ilişkiler üzerine araştırma yapıyor. Doktora tezi 1970 ve 1980’leri odaklayıp devletlerin nasıl ekonomiyi yönetip kontrol ettiğini sorguluyor. Bu araştırmasında Chris Sovyetler Birliği, Hindistan, Çin ve Türkiye’yi inceliyor.

Крис Миллер - аспирант исторического факультета Йельского университета. Он изучает экономику и международные отношения великих держав второй половины XX века и работает над докторской диссертацией в которой он надеется проследить, как менялась в 1970-ые и 80-ые годы идея государственного контоля и регулирования экономики. Особое внимание в диссертации уделяется Советскому Союзу, Индии, Китаю и Турции.  

Email: cr.miller@yale.edu

 

 

 

David Roth Singerman

David Roth Singerman is a PhD candidate in History, Anthropology, and Science, Technology, and Society at MIT. He is writing a dissertation on the transformations of the Atlantic sugar economy at the beginning of the 20th century, which brings together his interests in the history of science, economic history, and the history of empire. A second project looks at the modern history of doping in sports, especially bicycle racing.

David Roth Singerman es estudiante doctoral en el departamento de la historia y antropología de ciencia en MIT, donde el tema de sus investigaciones es la industria azucarera del mundo atlántico al principio del siglo XX. Se unen en esta tesis sus intereses por las historias de ciencia, de economía, y de imperialismo. Al mismo tiempo, ha comenzado un proyecto sobre el dopaje deportivo y particularmente el ciclismo profesional.

Email: singsing@mit.edu

 

 

Will Smiley

Will Smiley is PhD Candidate in Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Cambridge and a JD student at Yale Law School. His PhD thesis argues that in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, the Ottoman and Russian Empires worked out international rules of captivity, drawing on a combination of Islamic, customary, and treaty law. More broadly, Will is interested in the history of international and Islamic law, and the intersection of these themes in the Ottoman and broader Middle Eastern and Eurasian context.

Will Smiley Cambridge Üniversitesi Ortadoğu Çalısmaları Bölümü’nde doktora öğrencisi ve Yale Hukuk Okulu’nda hukuk (JD) öğrencisidir. Will, doktora tezinde 18. yüzyil ile 19. yüzyilin başlarında Osmanlı-Rus İmparatorlukları arasındaki savaş esirleri değişimlerinin, mutat olduğu üzere İslam hukukunun, geleneksel uluslararası hukukun ve aralarındaki anlaşmalarin birleşimine dayandığını savunmaktadır. Bunun yanisira Will, uluslararası hukuk ve İslam hukuk tarihi ile ilgilenmekte, bu konuların Osmanlı İmparatorluğu ve daha geniş anlamda Ortadoğu ve Avrasya’yla işişkisi üzerine calışmaktadır.

Email: william.smiley@yale.edu

 

 

Josh Specht

Josh is a Ph.D. candidate in the History Department at Harvard University. His dissertation analyzes the consolidation of the ranching and meat-packing industries in the United States. His research interests cover intellectual, legal, environmental, and economic history. He has also worked on the history of the Confederate dollar and counterfeiting.

Email: joshspecht@gmail.com

 

 

Melissa Teixeira

Melissa Teixeira is a PhD Candidate in History at Princeton University. She studies the history of modern Latin America, with a focus on Brazil. She is interested in the transnational history of economic ideas and policymaking and is currently exploring the circulation of ideas for agrarian reform between Brazil and Southern Europe.

Melissa Teixeira é doutoranda no departamento de história da Universidade de Princeton. Sua área de pesquisa é História da América Latina moderna com foco no Brasil. Interessada particularmente na história transnacional do pensamento econômico e da política econômica, está atualmente pesquisando a circulação de ideais sobre a reforma agrária entre a Europa do Sul e o Brasil.

Email: teixeira@princeton.edu

 

Rebecca Woods

Rebecca Woods is a doctoral candidate in the HASTS (History, Anthropology, and Science, Technology and Society) program at MIT. She studies the British Empire in the nineteenth century, with a particular interest in the intersection of science, nature, and economy. Her dissertation examines the diffusion and circulation of livestock in and beyond the British Empire, and the origins of industrialized, transnational meat production.

Email: rjwoods@mit.edu