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Jamie L. Bronstein



Contact Info:


Breland 225


Curriculum Vitae



B.A., Tufts University, 1990

M.A., Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, 1991

Ph.D., Stanford University, 1996


Research and Teaching Interests:

Transatlantic/Comparative History; British History, 1450-present; US History; Labor History; African-American History

Professor Bronstein has been teaching at NMSU since graduating from Stanford University in 1996.  She is the author of numerous articles and of six books: Land Reform and Working-Class Experience in Britain and the United States, 1800-1862 (Stanford, 1999); Caught in the Machinery: Workplace Accidents and Injured Workers in 19th-century Britain (Stanford, 2008); Transatlantic radical: John Francis Bray (Merlin, 2009); with Andrew Harris, Empire, State and Society: Modern Britain, 1830-present (Wiley-Blackwell, 2013), and Two Nations, Indivisible: A History of American Inequality (Prager, 2016), and The Happiness of the British Working Class (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2023).

Work in Progress: 

The Insanity of Colonialism: The Territorial Insane Asylum of New Mexico

Complete Bibliography for Two Nations, Indivisible


Courses (Spring 2023)

History 414/514: The Constitution and US History

Office Hours: 

W, 4-5pm and by appointment