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Dr. Jeffrey M. Diamond

DEGREES EARNED / CERTIFICATIONS / PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

  • Ph.D., University of London (UK) - SOAS, 2002;
  • B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1996

PRIMARY COURSES TAUGHT

  • HIST 113: Modern Civilization
  • HIST 113: ONLINE
  • HIST 112: Early Modern Civilization
  • HIST 260: Nazism, Hitler, and the Holocaust
  • HIST 275: India through the Ages
  • HIST 321: British Empire
  • HIST 366: Russian Since 1815
  • HIST 370: Middle Eastern History
  • HIST 432: ONLINE - Vietnam War
  • HIST 433: ONLINE - History of War

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Dr. Diamond's research interests intertwine European, Imperial and Asian history focusing on the British Empire in South Asia and the Muslim World.

  • He is currently working on an edited volume about Muslims and Jews in South Asia.
  • He also has helped to develop a local history podcast called "Stories from the Pennsylvania Wilds."

MOST RECENT PUBLICATIONS / PRESENTATIONS

  • "Lahore: A Cultural and Literary 'New' Delhi for North India after 1857." in, Exploring South Asian Urbanity. Routledge, forthcoming.
  • "'Calculated to be Offensive to Hindoos'? Vernacular Education, History Textbooks, and the Waqi'at Controversy of the 1860s in Colonial North India." Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, (Cambridge Univ. Press) Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 75-95, January 2014.
  • Associate Editor, World History Encyclopedia. Era 6: The First Global Age - 1450-1770AD. 3 Vols. (A. Andrea, General Editor – Eras 1-8). Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 2011.

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Clarion University CAS Faculty Development Grant
  • Council of American Overseas Research Centers - AIPS Conference Grant & Fellowship
  • National Endowment for the Humanities "Muslim Journeys" Grant
  • Fulbright Scholar - J.W. Fulbright Fellowship

CURRENT PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • American Historical Association
  • World History Association
  • Association for Asian Studies
  • Fellow – Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland

Community service

  • Faculty advisor for Clarion University Alpha Phi Omega National Service Organization
  • Dr. Diamond has helped organize public panels and events at Clarion, including the annual Holocaust Remembrance Lecture.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Dr. Diamond has developed a local history podcast (with colleague Dr. Sanko) "Stories from the Pennsylvania Wilds" about the local history of the region. The episodes will address the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment (granting women the right to vote), prohibition, and the history of oil and the environment in northwestern Pennsylvania.

Last Updated 10/21/20