Maritime Historian

Course: History

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Undergraduate Institution: Willamette University, Classical Studies and History

Graduate Institution: Brown University

Research Focus: Shifting state-industrial relations and the rise of the United States as a maritime industrial power

Alicia Maggard is a historian of the 19th-century United States with particular interests in the history of technology, political economy, and relationships between material infrastructures and state power. Her work has been supported by five special collecting institutions as well as by the McNeil Center for Early American Studies and the Naval History and Heritage Command. She looks forward to teaching in a thoroughly interdisciplinary program and supervising undergraduate research on the maritime past.