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Andrew Hamilton


  • History |
  • Broad Field Social Studies |
Associate Professor
MRC 536

Andrew J. Hamilton

Assistant Professor of History
Murphy Center 536


  • Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison; Major in History and minor in History of Science/Medicine
  • M.A. University of Wisconsin-Madison; Major in History and minor in History of Science/Medicine
  • B.A. Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa; Major in History

Courses taught:                                                          

  • World History to 1500
  • World History since 1500
  • World of Ideas: The Wealth and Virtue Paradox
  • Ideas in European Society
  • Atlantic Revolutions
  • Enlightenment
  • Asia in the Modern World
  • South Africa
  • The Twentieth Century
  • History of Medicine

Research interests: 

  • Eighteenth-century political economy
  • Intellectual history of economics
  • Slavery and slave resistance
  • Atlantic history
  • World history

  Professional Affiliations: 

  • American Historical Association (AHA)
  • American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies (ASECS)
  • Midwest American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies (MWASECS)
  • Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASAALH)


  • Trade and Empire in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008. Review available at:http://eh.net/book_reviews/trade-and-empire-eighteenth-century-atlantic-world
  • “Benjamin Vaughan on Commerce and International Harmony in the Eighteenth Century,” Chapter inSociability and Cosmopolitanism: Social Bonds on the Fringes of the Enlightenment, Pickering and Chatto Publishers (in press: anticipated publication February 2012)
  • “Benjamin Vaughan,” biographical essay in the Encyclopedia of the American Enlightenment, Continuum Press (in press: anticipated publication June 2012)
  • The U.S. Constitution as an Atlantic Document,” inAnalytic Teaching and Philosophical Praxis, Viterbo University, Volume 32, 2011-12.