Postdoctoral Scholars

  • Gisela Moncada

    AY 2016-17 (October 1, 2016 through September 30, 2017)


    Ph.D. Doctor of Modern and Contemporary History, Mora Institute, Mexico City, Mexico

    Faculty sponsor - Matthew Vitz

    Research project: Conducting research on project entitled "Order and Health: Regulation of the Urban Food Market in Nineteenth Century Mexico City".

Visiting Scholars

  • Marta del Moral Vargas


    Ph.D., Facultad de Geografia e Historia, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

    Visiting Scholar 04/04/2017 - 06/02/2017

    Faculty sponsor - Pamela Radcliff

    Research project - "Women's collective action in Spain".

  • Carola Hein


    Ph.D. Professor, Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, Delft Technology University

    Visiting Scholar 6/01/2016 - 5/31/2017

    Faculty sponsor - Nancy Kwak

    Research project: working on two projects which includes the completion of the Planning History Handbook to be published by Routledge and on the History and Evolution of Global housing standards in the second half of the twentieth century.

  • Jiao Kun


    Ph.D. Lecturer, School of History, Wuhan University

    Visiting Scholar 8/01/2016 - 7/31/2017

    Faculty sponsor - Sarah Schneewind

    Research project - Research on the relationship between the Yangming school and Ming China's politics. 

  • Ihor Lylo


    Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Ivan Franko State National University, Lviv, Ukraine

    Visiting scholar 10/05/16 through 5/25/17

    Faculty sponsor - Denise Demetriou

    Research project - At Home Among Strangers? a Stranger at Home: Portraits of Greek Emigrants and Travelers in the Polish Lithuanin Commonwealth (15th-17th C.)

  • Yun Ma


    Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Social Sciences, Shanghai University of Electric Power

    Visiting scholar 8/28/16 through 8/27/17

    Faculty sponsor - Karl Gerth

    Research project - History of Social Education in new China. While at UCSD will study development theory of Social Education and Civic Education in western countries. 

  • Nigel Townson

    Ph.D., Professor Contratado Doctor (Associate Professor) at Universidad Complutense de Madrid.

    Visiting Scholar 04/04/2017 - 06/02/2017

    Faculty sponsor - Pamela Radcliff

    Research project - Research for the "Penguin History of Modern Spain, 1898-2016".

  • Wenjuan Wang


    Ph.D., Assistant Professor in School of Humanities and Social Science, Beijing Institute of Technology

    Visiting scholar 9/18/16 through 9/17/17

    Faculty sponsor - Sarah Schneewind, Professor, Department of History

    Research project -"Lin Zhao-en and the Unity of Three Teaching in Ming Dynasty".