PhD Modern British History, University of Missouri
MA European History, Northern Illinois University
BA History, Northern Illinois University
Alan primarily teaches courses on social and intellectual history. His courses have included Turmoil, Tragedy and Triumph: Europeans in the Twentieth Century, The Oldest Hatred: The Jewish People as the Perpetual Other and Bandits. He also teaches a study abroad course in the U.K. with Honors College faculty member, Dr. David Southward, Royals and Rebels: The History and Culture of Britain. Alan’s research interests focus on how cultural representations of Jews were used to criticize the development of political and economic liberalism. He is currently working on a book project on the public controversies over Jewish immigration in eighteenth century Great Britain. When not working, Alan enjoys time with his family. He also likes to play guitar, listen to music, cycle, and watch baseball.