Urmi Engineer

Ermi 2

Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz, 2010
M.A., University of California, Santa Cruz, 2005
B.A., Wake Forest University , 2002

A Primer for Teaching Women, Gender, and Sexuality in World History, co-authored with Merry Wiesner-Hanks. Duke University Press, 2018.
Hurricane of the Human Frame: Yellow Fever, Race, and Ecology in Nineteenth-Century New Orleans
. Louisiana State University Press, 2017.  This book was named by The Historic New orleans Collection and the Louisiana Historical Association as the Winner of the 2017 Kemper and Leila Williams Prize in Louisiana History. 
Articles and Book Chapters
“Epidemics, Empire, and Eradication: Global Health and Yellow Fever Control in New Orleans,” in Cindy Ermus ed., Environmental Disaster in the Gulf South: Two Centuries of Catastrophe, Risk, and Resilience, Louisiana University Press, forthcoming 2018.
"Approaches to Food in World History," World History Connected, Special Issue: Food in World History, 12:3, 2015.
"Sugar Revisited: Sweetness and the Environment in the Early Modern World." The Global Lives of Things: Materiality, Material Culture and Commodities in the First Global Age. Giorgio Riello and Anne Gerritsen eds. London: Routledge, 2015.
"The United States and the World: A Globalized US History Survey."  Teaching American Histor in a Global Context. Carl Guarneri ed. Armonk, N.Y.: M.E. Sharpe, 2008. 
"Globalizing the US Survey: An Overview." part of the UCSC Center for World History project entitled, Globalizing the US Survey Course
"Trial and Error: J. Marion Sims and the Birt of Gynecology in the American South." part of the UCSC Center for World History project entitled, Social Biographies as World History.

Courses Taught
U.S. History since 1865
World History Since 1500
Women and Gender in World History

Research Interest 
U.S. in the World; World History; Enviromental History; Disease and Health History; Atlantic History; South Asia