Teaching Fields & Methodologies

Teaching Interests. Modern Europe and modern Germany; history of migration; history of the Industrial Revolution; global history and the Atlantic World; political economy and legal culture.  

Methodologies. Social history; cultural history; digital history. 

Lectures and Seminars

Europe and the Germans, Brown University [L]

Migration in European History, Brown University [L]

The First World War, Brown University [S]

The Industrial Revolution in Europe, Brown University [S]

The Invention of the Modern Economy, Stanford University [S]

Spatial History. An Introduction, Brown University [S]

Economic Miracles? Crisis and Recovery in Modern Europe (co-taught with Edith Sheffer), Stanford University [S]

Other teaching experience

Peer Teaching Mentor & Instructor for First-Time Teaching Assistants, Stanford University

Instructor for the Sources & Methods Course Design Workshop (Co-taught with Ian Beacock), Stanford University

Peer Writing Mentor, The Writing Center, Emory University


In the news

Ruth Starkman, "Professors for the 21st Century: Team-Teaching Toward the PhD at Stanford," Huffington Post.