Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Studies, History
Regional Areas of Research: Modern Europe and Britain
Thematic Areas of Research: British Empire, Cultural/Intellectual, Imperialism and Colonialism, Nationalism and National Identity, Race and Ethnicity, Social and Labor, Women, Gender, and Sexuality
BackgroundKathrin Levitan received her Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 2006. She teaches courses on modern Britain, modern Europe, and British and European empire. Her book, A Cultural History of the British Census: Envisioning the Multitude in the Nineteenth Century, was published by Palgrave Macmillan Press in 2011.
She is now working on a project on letters and letter writing in nineteenth-century Britain