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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 co-editor of the Urban History journal published by Cambridge Press. She 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