Dr David Sim
David Sim teaches US history with a particular focus on politics, diplomacy, imperialism and culture during the nineteenth century. He was previously a tutor at Pembroke College, Oxford, and a graduate fellow at the Rothermere American Institute in the very same city (having also received his BA, MSt, and DPhil from the University of Oxford). He teaches US history from the Revolution to the present, an is especially interested in international and transnational approaches to the past. David's MA module on the United States and the World, 1783-1900, draws on recent historiography to examine the way that contemporaries and historians have theorised the United States’ place in global affairs. David is also the department's Widening Access Officer.
David recently published (with Cornell University Press) a manuscript that investigates the intersection of the Irish question, US foreign policy and Anglo-American relations in the mid-nineteenth-century.
Qualifications & memberships of professional bodies
|2011||DPhil||University of Oxford|
|2007||MSt||University of Oxford|
|2006||BA||University of Oxford|
|HIST6414 The Making of Modern America: The United States since 1920|
|HISTG086 The United States and the World: 1776-1900|
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