Christina Welsch

Christina Welsch

Assistant Professor

Department/Affiliation: History, Global and International Studies
Phone: 330-263-2406
Office Address: 108 Kauke
Email

Degrees

  • B.A., Emory University 2010
  • M.A., Princeton University 2012
  • Ph.D., Princeton University 2016

Courses Taught

  • HIST 220: Tudor-Stuart England
  • HIST 101-96: Warfare in Global History

Awards and Professional Memberships

  • 2015: Princeton Institute of International and Regional Studies Dissertation Writing Fellowship
  • 2015: Best Graduate Student Paper Prize. South Asia Council (Association of Asian Studies) for “‘An Indulgence which can never be denied them’: The Question of Family Benefits in the East India Company’s Madras Army, 1746-1812”
  • 2013: American Institute of Indian Studies Junior Research Fellowship for dissertation research
  • 2012: Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies Summer Funding Grant
  • 2012: Russell F. Weigley Graduate Student Travel Grant Awards (Society for Military History), awarded for best paper proposal by a graduate student for “The Soldier’s Gaze: Company Authority and Military Mentality in the First Anglo- Maratha War”

Publications

  • 2015: “‘A Miserable Musket-Bearing Nomad:’ The Career and Rebellion of Muhammad Yusuf Khan.” (Submitted for review, Past & Present)
  • 2015: Contributing Writer for Mark Doyle, ed. The British Empire: A Historical Encyclopedia.  ABC-CLIO. (Submissions under contract, forthcoming in 2016)
  • 2008: Contributing Writer for Bianca Jackson and Jonathon Morton, ed. 2008. DefiningMoments in History: Over a Century of the People, Discoveries, Disasters, and Political and Cultural Events that Rocked the World. Poole, Dorset: Cassell P L C.

Research Interests

My work examines interactions among military cultures in Britain and India during the eighteenth century, especially as they affected the political development of the British East India Company. The British Empire, India and the Indian Ocean, the eighteenth century, military history, mutiny/rebellion, global and transnational history