Timothy Walker

Professor

History

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Liberal Arts 330

Teaching

Programs

Teaching

Courses

Introduces students to historical method and perspective through comparative study of human societies and cultures. The concept of "civilization" is examined in varied contexts through comparisons of social, economic, and political institutions, as well as systems of thought and religion, from pre-history to around 1400.

Research

Research Interests

  • Early Modern Europe, the Atlantic World, the Portuguese and their Empire
  • Maritime History and European Global Colonial Expansion
  • The Adoption of Colonial Indigenous Medicines by Europeans
  • Climate Data Derived from Colonial-Era Archival documentation
  • Slave Trading in the Atlantic and Indian Oceans
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