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Stephen Mihm

Economic, cultural, and intellectual history of 18th- and 19th-century America

Associate Professor
Ph.D. New York University, 2003

Office: 302 LeConte
Office Hours: On leave
mihm@uga.edu

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Stephen Mihm is the author, with Nouriel Roubini, of Crisis Economics: A Crash Course in the Future of Finance (Penguin Press, 2010) and A Nation of Counterfeiters: Capitalists, Con Men, and the Making of the United States (Harvard University Press, 2007). He is also the co-editor, with Katherine Ott and David Serlin, of Artificial Parts, Practical Lives: Modern Histories of Prosthetics (NYU, 2002).

Research and Teaching Interests

[Capitalism]
[Cultural & Intellectual]
[Early America]
[Political & Legal]
[U.S. 19th & 20th Century]

Selected Publications

Crisis Economics: A Crash Course in the Future of Finance (Penguin Press, 2010) co-authored with Nouriel Roubini More Info

A Nation of Counterfeiters: Capitalists, Con Men, and the Making of the United States (Harvard, 2007) More Info

Artificial Parts, Practical Lives: Modern Histories of Prosthetics (New York University Press, 2002)

Honors and Awards

Parks-Heggoy Award, UGA History Department, For Excellence in Graduate Student Teaching (2014)

Parks-Heggoy Award, UGA History Department, For excellence in graduate student teaching (2012)

Charles A. Ryskamp Research Fellowship, American Council of Learned Societies (2009-2010)

Courses Taught

HIST2111: U.S. History to 1865

HIST4000: Studies in American History

HIST4029: History of Capitalism in Modern America [Syllabus]

HIST4085: American Intellectual History to 1865

HIST6000: Studies in American History

HIST8060: Colloquium in United States Cultural History [Syllabus]

MA Theses Supervised

Vanatta, Sean, "A Crisis of Credit: Jimmy Carter, Citibank, and the Political Economy of Consumer Credit, 1958-1988" (2011)

Sammons, Franklin, "Failure's Frontier: Ambition, Indebtedness, and Insolvency in Antebellum Alabama" (2011)

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