Stearns Trustee Professor of History and Global Studies
Kris Manjapra works at the intersection of global history and the critical study of race and colonialism. His research connects the Caribbean and Indian Ocean worlds. His books include a comparative study of global emancipation processes and the impl…
Kirsten T. Saxton
Professor of English
Kirsten Saxton’s scholarship explores how contemporary readings of historical texts provide new ways to think, not only about the past, but the present. Her current research emphasizes how reading 18th- and 19th-century texts through anti-racist, feminist, queer, and disability activist theoretical positions offers us productive ways to understand not only historical contexts, but also our own moment.
Associate Professor in History
Dr Olly Ayers is an Associate Professor in History. He received a first-class honours degree in History from the University of Manchester before completing a PhD in history at the University of Kent in 2013, where he was a Lecturer in American History before joining Northeastern University London. He has a wide-ranging set of academic interests spanning the histories of racial protest, urban environments and digital spatial analysis.
Joint professor in Theatre and Art and Design at the College of Arts, Media and Design
As an artist and scholar, Grisha Coleman works in areas of movement, digital media, and performance that engage creative forms in choreography, music composition, and human-centered computer interaction. She is a joint professor in Theatre and Art and Design at the College of Arts, Media and Design at Northeastern.