Gergely Baics

Assistant Professor of History and Urban Studies
Gergely Baics joined Barnard’s faculty in 2010.  Prior to coming to Barnard, he was a Max Weber Postdoctoral Fellow at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy.  At Barnard he will be teaching the Urban Studies Junior Seminar, and courses on American and comparative urban history.
Professor Baics’s scholarly interests include modern urban history, 19th century American social and economic history, trans-Atlantic population and migration histories, and social science history methods.  He is currently revising his dissertation into a book manuscript, tentatively titled Feeding Gotham: Urban Provisioning in Early New York, 1780-1860.  He was awarded the Harold Perkin Prize (2010) for best history dissertation at Northwestern University, and received fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies, the Evan Frankel Foundation, and the Gilder Lehrman Institute.
Academic focus:
Urban History
B.A., ELTE University, Budapest
M.A., Central European University, Budapest
M.A., Ph.D., Northwestern University.
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