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William R. Pinch

Professor of History

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Associate Editor, History and Theory

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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 also serves as associate editor for the journal History and Theory.

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Spring 2020:  Mondays from 2-4


Fall 2021
HIST 186 - 01
The Raj: India and Britain