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Rosemary Wakeman

Rosemary Wakeman

Professor of History
Email: rwakeman@fordham.edu, gradhistory@fordham.edu
Office: Dealy Hall 208B and Lincoln Center 414B
Phone: 718-817-3895 and 212-636-7359

Education

PhD in History, University of California, Davis, 1985

Graduate Study, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Science Sociale, Paris, 1978-1979

MA, History, University of California, Davis, 1973

BA, University of California, Davis, 1971

Research Interests

Rosemary Wakeman is Professor of History at Fordham University. Her most recent publication is A Modern History of European Cities: 1815 to the Present (Bloomsbury, Jan. 2020). She is also the author of Practicing Utopia: An Intellectual History of the New Town Movement (University of Chicago Press, 2016) and The Heroic City: Paris 1945-1958 (University of Chicago Press, 2009) and has published widely on cities and urban history. She was a Fulbright Global Scholar in 2018-19 and a Senior Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study, Central European University in 2018. Wakeman is on the Editorial Board of Planning Perspectives journal, the Built Heritage journal, and Fordham University Press. She is a member of the International Committee for the European Urban History Association as well as for the Global Urban History Project. She is currently working on a book project entitled “Global Crossroads: London, Shanghai, Bombay.”

Learn more about Dr. Wakeman's interests from the blog post Postcard from Domfront. 

Rosemary Wakeman recently published Practicing Utopia: An Intellectual History of the New Town Movement (University of Chicago Press, 2016) and A Modern History of European Cities: 1815 to the Present (Bloomsbury, Jan. 2020). 

Courses Taught

Undergraduate Courses:

  • HSRU 4515 – SEMINAR: Modern European City
  • HSLU 3624 – European Cities
  • HSLU 3625 – The Second World War
  • HSLU 3626 – Social History of Architecture
  • HSLU 3628 - The City and History

Graduate Courses:

  • HSGA 5003 – Adv Readings: Late Modern Europe
  • HSGA 5555 – Modern European City

Curriculum Vitae