John Mackey

John MackeySenior Lecturer of Social Sciences

Education:

BA History and Certification in Secondary Education, Dickinson College
MA History, Boston College
PhD History, Boston College

Teaching interests: Modern European history, colonial and post-colonial history, modern Chinese history, Marx, Freud, and nineteenth-century sociology

Research interests: Britain and the British Empire in the nineteenth-century, and interest in themes of race, ethnicity, and class in Victorian humor and comedy; the history of dress and fashion; modern Irish history and Irish identity

Selected publications:

Forthcoming:  Review of Nabobs: Empire and Identity in Eighteenth-Century Britain (Cambridge University Press, 2010) by Tillman Nechtman for Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History Review.

“The Age of Empire.”  In The Modernization of the Western World: A Society Transformed, edited by John McGrath and Kathleen Callanan Martin.  M.E. Sharpe, 2011.

“The Industrial Revolution.” In The Modernization of the Western World: A Society Transformed, edited by John McGrath and Kathleen Callanan Martin.  M.E. Sharpe, 2011.

“Nationalism and Nations.”  In The Modernization of the Western World: A Society Transformed, edited by John McGrath and Kathleen Callanan Martin.  M.E. Sharpe, 2011.

Miscellaneous:

The first CGS Social Science Shanghai Summer Study Abroad Program occurred this year, which I had the pleasure of teaching.  If you would like to see the blog about it on my page, here is the link for the blog:  http://blogs.bu.edu/cgschina/.

Other professional activity and/or awards:

International History Institute, Senior Fellow, 2011-present.

Victorian Studies Journal, editor/compiler of Victorian Bibliography Project, 2006-present.

Janice Thaddeus Teaching Prize, Harvard University, 2004.

Donald White Teaching Excellence Award, Boston College, 1997.

Morris W. Prince History Award, Dickinson College, 1991.