BorderWork(s), an interdisciplinary humanities lab at the FHC, examines the human consequences of how we imagine geographic space. Read more
Dirk Bonker’s new book considers the rise of militarism in the U.S. and Germany. Read more
Anna Krylova reshapes our understanding of women’s relationship to combat and violence. Read more
John Martin’s current research examines the history of law, torture, and identity in early modern Europe, with a particular emphasis on Milan. Read more
Duke University's History Department ranks among the top fifteen programs in the country. Our 40-plus full time faculty members cover a diverse array of topics, but share a common approach to the past: We join deep knowledge of particular areas with broad engagement across fields and disciplines to produce award-winning scholarship.
The Southern Historical Association Dissertation Prize Committee cited Gaffield's work in their award announcement as follows: "Starting with its 1804 Declaration of Independence, Julia Gaffield charts…