Good day to you all. I’m Jamie, and I’ve moved over to Northeastern from the UK, where I’ve lived for the past 20 or so years. I’ve just started on the World History PhD program. I did both my BA and MA in History at the University of Sheffield, focusing on modernism and urban development (amongst other things). I’m hoping to make myself more relevant by moving this pursuit forward another 20 or 30 years, and looking at urban regeneration in the wake of World War Two. I’m excited to be studying in the US, but I do miss Yorkshire Pudding and University Challenge.

Some blogs I’m following are:

Urban Historians

The Nature of Cities

History Matters

HUP European History Blog

Digital Humanities Now


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