Profiles in "Modern Intellectual History" Expertise Area

  • Wright is a historian of modern Europe, specializing in the history of political thought in the era of the Enlightenment and the American and French Revolutions.
  • Gentry is a musical theatre historian and professional performer, focused on the restoration and preservation of historic masterpieces within the American musical theatre genre.
  • Oberle's expertise areas include modern intellectual history, German and French history, political theory and social thought, the history of science and technology.
  • Olenina specializes in Russian literature and visual culture, as well as media theory with an emphasis on performance and embodied spectatorship.