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William R. Pinch

Professor of History

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Associate Editor, History and Theory

Professor, Environmental Studies

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BA University of Virginia
MA University of Virginia
PHD University of Virginia

William R. Pinch

Pinch's teaching and research focus mainly on the history of South Asia as well as themes in historiography, world/global history (including questions of scale, depth, and time), and microhistory. He is currently coordinator of the South Asia Studies certificate at Wesleyan. He also serves as associate editor for the journal History and Theory.

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Office Hours

Spring 2018:

Tuesdays 1:15-2:30, Center for the Humanities, Room 206.

[or by appointment]


Spring 2019
HIST 285 - 01
Modern India

HIST 317 - 01
The Great Game