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Overview

  • Fredrik Meiton is a historian of the modern Middle East. He studies the intersection of politics, science and the environment, especially in the context of colonial development. He teaches courses in global and Middle Eastern history, often with a focus on science, technology, energy and the environment. Professor Meiton has a B.A. in history from Lund University, an M.Phil. in Middle East studies from St Antony’s College, Oxford, and a Ph.D. from New York University. Before taking up his position at UNH, he was a postdoctoral fellow in the Science in Human Culture Program and Department of History at Northwestern University. Professor Meiton has published widely for scholarly and general audiences on a range of topics, from electrification in Mandate Palestine to energy politics, capitalism and political theory, in publications that include Past & Present, Comparative Studies in Society & History, Respons and Dissent.
  • Selected Publications

    Teaching Activities

  • Foreign Cultures Taught course 2020
  • Intro to Historical Thinking Taught course 2020
  • World History in Modern Era Taught course 2020
  • Foreign Cultures Taught course 2020
  • Expl/Arab-Israeli Conflict Taught course 2020
  • FgnCultures/Energy & Society Taught course 2020
  • Expl/Intro Modern Middle East Taught course 2019
  • Historical Methods Taught course 2019
  • Coll/Arab-Israeli Taught course 2019
  • FgnCultures/Energy & Society Taught course 2019
  • Independent Study Taught course 2019
  • Independent Study Taught course 2018
  • Oil & Water Taught course 2018
  • World History in Modern Era Taught course 2018
  • AdvExp/Oil & Water Middle East Taught course 2018
  • Intro to Historical Thinking Taught course 2018
  • Intro to Historical Thinking Taught course 2017
  • World History in Modern Era Taught course 2017
  • Education And Training

  • B.A., Lund University
  • M.Phil., Oxford Univ-Eng
  • Ph.D. History, New York University
  • Full Name

  • Fredrik Meiton