Carnegie Mellon University

Recent Publications by PhD Alumni


Allen, Keith R. Interrogation Nation: Refugees and Spies in Cold War Germany. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2017.

Beaudoin, Steven M. Poverty in World History. London: Routledge, 2007.

Brown, Kevin. Devils Hole Pupfish: The Unexpected Survival of an Endangered Species in the Modern American West. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 2021.

Clemente, Deirdre. Dress Casual: How College Kids Redefined American Style. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2014.

Dutt, Rajeshwari. Maya Caciques in Early National Yucatan. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2017.

Falck, Zachary. Weeds: An Environmental History of Metropolitan America. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2011.

Gilmore, Peter E. Irish Presbyterians and the Shaping of Western Pennsylvania, 1770-1830. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2018.

Keene, Jennifer D. World War I: The American Soldier Experience. University of Nebraska Press, 2011.

Kluchin, Rebecca M. Fit to be Tied: Sterilization and Reproductive Rights in America, 1950-1980. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2009.

Longhurst, James. Bike Battles: A History of Sharing the American Road, University of Washington Press. 2015.

Magnusson, Sigurdur Gylf. Emotional Experience and Microhistory: A Life Story of a Destitute Pauper Poet in the 19th Century. London: Routledge, 2020.

Martinek, Jason D. Socialism and Print Culture in America, 1897-1920. London: Pickering and Chatto, 2012.

Masich, Andrew. Civil War in the Southwest Borderlands, 1861-67. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2017.

McMahon, Cian T. The Global Dimensions of Irish Identity: Race, Nation, and the Popular Press, 1840-1880. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015.

Miller, Montserrat. Feeding Barcelona, 1714-1975: Public Market Halls, Social Networks, and Consumer Culture. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2015.

Neiberg, Michael S. The Blood of Free Men: The Liberation of Paris, 1944. New York: Basic Books, 2012.

Ramey, Jessie B. Childcare in Black and White: Working Parents and the History of Orphanages. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 2012.

Roos, Julia. Weimar through the Lens of Gender: Prostitution Reform, Woman's Emancipation, and German Democracy, 1919-1933. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2010.

Siddiqi, Asif. The Red Rockets' Glare: Spaceflight and the Soviet Imagination, 1857-1957. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010.

Sigel, Lisa Z. Making Modern Love: Sexual Narratives and Identities in Interwar Britain. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2012.

Spellman, Susan V. Cornering the Market: Independent Grocers and Innovation in American Small Business. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016.

Spillane, Joseph. Coxsakie: The Life and Death of Prison Reform. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014.

Wang, Xiuyu. China's Last Imperial Frontier: Late Qing Expansion in Sichuan's Tibetan Borderlands. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2011.

Zimring, Carl A. Clean and White: A History of Environmental Racism in the United States. New York: New York University Press, 2016.


Brown, Kevin. “’All That Country Will Be Taken Up by the Thrifty Settler’: Migration, Environment, and the Cutover Lands of Minnesota, USA from the 1890s to the 1930s.” Global Environment: A Journal of History and Natural and Social Sciences 9 (2012): 160-80.

Busch, David S. “The Politics of International Volunteerism: The Peace Corps and Volunteers to America in the 1960s.” Diplomatic History 42, no. 4 (2018): 669-93.

Littell-Lamb, Elizabeth. “Engendering a Class Revolution: The Chinese YWCA Industrial Reform Work in Shanghai, 1927-1939.” Women’s History Review 21, no. 2 (2012), 189-209.

Liu, Jiacheng. “Transgressive Female Roles and the Embodiment of Actresses in 1910s Beijing.” Twentieth Century China 41, no. 1 (2016): 29-51.

Meadows, R. Darrell. “Les relations familiales transatlantiques dans Mon Odysée.” Dix-huitième siècle. no. 40 (2011): 429-45.

Mock, Michelle. “The Electric Home and Farm Authority, ‘Model T Appliances,’ and the Modernization of the Home Kitchen in the South.” Journal of Southern History 80, no. 1 (2014): 73-108.

Simpson, Andrew T. “Transporting Lazarus: Physicians, the State, and the Creation of the Modern Paramedic and Ambulance, 1955-73.” J Hist Med Allied Sci 68, no. 2 (2013):163-97.

Zimmerman, Patrick W. “Disarmed Struggle: The Conceyu Nacionalista Astur and the Delegitimization of National Violence in Post-Franco Asturias, 1976-1982.” International Journal of Iberian Studies 25, no. 1 (2012): 21-40.

Book Chapters

Gilmore, Peter E. “‘An Enemy to this country:’ Rev. John Houston and the Revolutionary Culture War among New Hampshire’s Irish Presbyterians.” In Peter Benes and Jane Montague Benes, eds. The Irish in New England. Deerfield, MA: Dublin Seminar for New England Folklife, 2016.

Oren, Avigail S. “Imposter or Activist: Eight Years in Squirrel Hill.” In Beth Kissileff and Eric Lidji, eds. Bound in the Bond of Life: Pittsburgh Writers Reflect on the Tree of Life Tragedy. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2020.

Walker, Susannah. “Reconversion, Demobilization, and Postwar Consumerism.” In Daniel S. Margolies, ed. Companion to Harry Truman. Malden: Blackwell. 2011.

Co-Authored Works

Alexander, J. Trent (CMU), and Annemarie Steidl. “Gender and the 'Laws of Migration': A reconsideration of nineteenth-century patterns.” Social Science History 36, no. 2 (2012): 223-41.

Bennett, Alex S. (CMU), Andrew Golub & Eloise Dunlap. “Drug Market Reconstitution after Hurricane Katrina: Lesson for Local Drug Abuse Control Initiatives.” Justice Research and Policy 13, no. 1 (2011): 23-44.

Brindle, Margaret (CMU), and Ron Layton. Social Entrepreneurship for Development: A Business Method. London: Routledge Press, 2017.

Bu, Liping (CMU), Darwin Stapleton & Ka-che Yip, eds. Science, Public Health and the State in Modern Asia. London: Routledge, 2012.

Magnusson, Sigurdur Gylfi (CMU), and István Szijártó. Minor Knowledge and Microhistory: Manuscript Culture in the Nineteenth Century. New York: Routledge, 2016.

Marx, Sabine (CMU), and Elke Weber. “Decision Making under Climate Uncertainty: The Power of Understanding Judgment and Decision Processes.” In Thomas Dietz and David C. Bidwell, eds., Climate Change in the Great Lakes Region: Navigating an Uncertain Future. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 99-128.