Department of History
Douglas Kanter
University of Chicago
Associate Professor and Director, Graduate Studies Program
Fellow of the Royal Historical Society

Areas of Expertise
British History
Irish History
European History

faculty photo Douglas Kanter specializes in the histories of modern Britain and Ireland, with an emphasis on Anglo-Irish relations in the nineteenth century.  His book, The Making of British Unionism, 1740-1848: Politics, Government and the Anglo-Irish Constitutional Relationship, was published by Four Courts Press in 2009.  He is currently at work on a second monograph, tentatively entitled Gladstone and Ireland, 1825-1894.
Dr. Kanter offers courses in modern British, Irish, and British imperial history at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  He also teaches History of Civilization, Introduction to Historical Study, and Senior Seminar.
Before coming to Florida Atlantic University, Dr. Kanter received his B.A. from Northwestern University (1997), and his M.A. (1999) and  Ph.D. (2006) from the University of Chicago.
  • Introduction to Historical Methods
  • World Civilization II
  • Modern Britain
  • Age of Nationalism and Reform


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