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Staff with interests in the Environmental Humanities.

Dr Simon Jackson

Dr Simon Jackson

Lecturer in Modern Middle Eastern History
Director, Centre for Modern and Contemporary History

I am an historian of colonial empire with a special focus on the Middle East and the Mediterranean in the twentieth century.

I work on the discourse and politics of economic development in the French League of Nations Mandate in Syria and Lebanon, on the history of Fordism in the post-Ottoman Middle East, and on the global history of colonial commodities and natural resources.

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Professor Corey Ross

Professor Corey Ross

Professor of Modern History

I am Professor of Modern History. My primary research interests are in global environmental history and modern European social and cultural history.

Dr Frank Uekotter

Dr Frank Uekotter

Reader in Environmental Humanities

I am a Birmingham Fellow working on environmental issues, both past and present, in a global context.

Dr Shirley Ye

Dr Shirley Ye

Lecturer in Asian History

I am a global historian. I primarily research and teach the history of China.