Directory of Lecturers

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Start your search for a speaker here or browse the alphabetized, comprehensive listing of all OAH Distinguished Lecturers.

OAH Distinguished Lecturers may be scheduled for keynote speeches, open and private lectures, seminars, workshops, and other public events and commemorations. Contact the Distinguished Lectureship Program coordinator for additional information and to inquire about individual lecture fees.

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Edward E. Baptist

Cornell University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • 1800-1865
  • Capitalism
  • Education

Sven Beckert

Harvard University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Antebellum
  • Business and Economics
  • Capitalism

Peter A. Coclanis

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Agricultural
  • Antebellum
  • Business and Economics

N. D. B. Connolly

Johns Hopkins University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • 1900-1945
  • African American
  • Capitalism

Tracey Deutsch

University of Minnesota

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Capitalism
  • Food
  • Gender, Masculinity, Femininity

Michael H. Ebner

Lake Forest College

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Sports and Recreation
  • Technology and Industry
  • Urban and Suburban

Nan Enstad

University of Wisconsin-Madison

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Business and Economics
  • Capitalism
  • Mass Communications

Barbara J. Fields

Columbia University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Civil War and Reconstruction
  • Intellectual
  • Military

Donald L. Fixico

Arizona State University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • American Indian
  • Borderlands
  • Business and Economics

Steve Fraser

Independent historian

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Business and Economics
  • Capitalism
  • Gilded Age and Progressive Era

Marisa J. Fuentes

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • 1700-1800
  • African American
  • Archives and Bibliography

Matt Garcia

Dartmouth College

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Agricultural
  • Borderlands
  • Business and Economics

Andrew Hartman

Illinois State University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Education
  • Intellectual
  • Post-1945

Louis Hyman

Cornell University; Director, Institute for Workplace Studies

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • 1900-1945
  • Business and Economics
  • Capitalism

Walter Johnson

Harvard University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • African American
  • American Indian
  • Capitalism

Robert Douglas Johnston

University of Illinois at Chicago

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Class
  • Gilded Age and Progressive Era
  • Medicine

Jonathan Levy

University of Chicago

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • 1865-1900
  • 1900-1945
  • Business and Economics

Walter M. Licht

University of Pennsylvania

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Capitalism
  • Labor and Working Class
  • Technology and Industry

Nelson Lichtenstein

University of California, Santa Barbara

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Business and Economics
  • Capitalism
  • Education

James Livingston

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Business and Economics
  • Capitalism
  • Great Depression

Alexis McCrossen

Southern Methodist University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Social and Cultural
  • 1800-1865
  • Technology and Industry

Stephen A. Mihm

University of Georgia

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • 1800-1865
  • 1865-1900
  • 1900-1945

Bethany Moreton

Dartmouth College

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Business and Economics
  • Capitalism
  • Labor and Working Class

Julia Ott

New School for Social Research

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • 1900-1945
  • Business and Economics
  • Capitalism

Seth Rockman

Brown University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • African American
  • Antebellum
  • Business and Economics

Joshua Rothman

University of Alabama

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • African American
  • Antebellum
  • Business and Economics

Beryl E. Satter

Rutgers University-Newark

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • African American
  • Capitalism
  • Crime, Violence, Incarceration

Juliet E. K. Walker

University of Texas at Austin

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • African American
  • Business and Economics
  • Capitalism

Craig Steven Wilder

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • African American
  • Colonial
  • Education

Judy Tzu-Chun Wu

University of California, Irvine

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • African American
  • Asian American
  • Atomic Bomb

Michael Zakim

Tel Aviv University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • 1800-1865
  • Antebellum
  • Business and Economics

Andrew Zimmerman

George Washington University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • African American
  • Capitalism
  • Civil War and Reconstruction