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Jonathan Barth

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Assistant Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 4302
Instructor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 4302
Instructor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 4302
Biography

Jonathan Barth received his doctorate in history from George Mason University in 2014. He specializes in the history of money and banking, with auxiliary interests in politics, empire, culture, and the history of ideas. Barth is currently an Assistant Professor of History at Arizona State University, and associate director of the Political History and Leadership Program in the School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies.

Education
  • Ph.D. History, George Mason University 2014
  • M.A. History, University of North Carolina-Charlotte 2009
  • B.A. Secondary Education, Appalachian State University 2005

 

 

Research Interests

Early American History; British History; Monetary History; Intellectual History

Publications

The Currency of Empire: Money and Power in English America in the Seventeenth Century. Cornell University Press. Under contract.

"Currency." Oxford Bibliographies in Atlantic History. Ed. Trevor Burnard. New York: Oxford University Press, forthcoming.

"Review Essay: The History, Essence, and Future of Global Capitalism." Journal of World History 29, no. 2 (June 2018): 284-295.

"The Republican Paradox: Liberty, Prosperity, Virtue, and Vice in the American Founding." The Journal of Policy History 29, no. 2 (Apr. 2017): 238-266.

"Reconstructing Mercantilism: Consensus and Conflict in British Imperial Economy in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries." The William and Mary Quarterly 73, no. 2 (Apr. 2016): 257-290.

"'A Peculiar Stampe of Our Owne': The Massachusetts Mint and the Battle over Sovereignty, 1652-1691." The New England Quarterly 87, no. 3 (Sept. 2014): 490-525.

"'The Sinke of America': Society in the Albemarle Borderlands of North Carolina, 1663-1729." North Carolina Historical Review 87, no. 1 (Jan. 2010): 1-27.

Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
HST 330Historical Thinking
HST 426The British Empire
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
HST 109United States to 1865
HST 302Studies in History
POS 414Political History & Leadership
HST 414Political History & Leadership
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
HST 493Honors Thesis
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
HST 109United States to 1865
HST 302Studies in History
HST 492Honors Directed Study
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
HST 330Historical Thinking
HST 426The British Empire
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
HST 109United States to 1865
HST 302Studies in History
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
HST 426The British Empire
HST 493Honors Thesis
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
HST 109United States to 1865
HST 302Studies in History
HST 492Honors Directed Study
HST 499Individualized Instruction
HST 590Reading and Conference
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
HST 109United States to 1865
HST 304Studies in European History
HST 590Reading and Conference
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
HST 109United States to 1865
HST 302Studies in History
HST 499Individualized Instruction
Service
  • Co-Director of the Program for Political Thought and Leadership (2017 - Present)
  • Member of the History Undergraduate Studies Committee (2017 - Present)
  • Member of the North American Exam Committee (Summer 2016)
  • Political Thought and Leadership Club, Faculty Advisor (2015 - Present)
  • Sun Devil Student Historical Society, Faculty Advisor (2015 - Present)
  • Political Thought and Leadership Dialogues, Lead Organizer (2015 - Present)
  • Secretary for History Faculty Meetings, Secretary / Recorder of Minutes (2015 - 2017)
  • Continuing Education Course: The American Civil War - Its Causes and Legacy, Instructor (2015, 2017)