Jonathan Barth

Assistant Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
4302

Biography

Jonathan Barth received his Ph.D. in History from George Mason University in 2014. Barth specializes in the history of money and banking, with auxiliary interests in politics, culture, and the history of ideas. Barth is currently an Assistant Professor of History at Arizona State University, in affiliation with the Center for Political Thought and Leadership and the School for Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies. In 2005 he received his B.A. in Secondary Education from Appalachian State University, taught high school for two years, and received his M.A. in History at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2009.

Education

George Mason University 
Doctor of Philosophy, History
August 2009  May 2014

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Masters of Arts, History
August 2007  May 2009

Appalachian State University
Bachelor of Arts, Secondary Education
August 2002  May 2005
 

 

 

Research Interests

Early American History; British History; Monetary History; Intellectual History

Publications

"The Republican Paradox: Liberty, Prosperity, Virtue, and Vice in the American Founding," The Journal of Policy History 29, no. 2 (Apr. 2017): 238-266.

"Reconstructing Mercantilism: Consensus and Conflict in British Imperial Economy in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries," The William and Mary Quarterly 73, no. 2 (Apr. 2016): 257-290.

"'A Peculiar Stampe of Our Owne': The Massachusetts Mint and the Battle over Sovereignty, 1652-1691," The New England Quarterly 87, no. 3 (Sept. 2014): 490-525.

"'The Sinke of America': Society in the Albemarle Borderlands of North Carolina, 1663-1729," North Carolina Historical Review 87, no. 1 (Jan. 2010): 1-27.

Courses

Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
HST 330 Historical Thinking
HST 426 The British Empire
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
HST 109 United States to 1865
HST 302 Studies in History
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
HST 426 The British Empire
HST 493 Honors Thesis
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
HST 109 United States to 1865
HST 302 Studies in History
HST 492 Honors Directed Study
HST 499 Individualized Instruction
HST 590 Reading and Conference
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
HST 109 United States to 1865
HST 304 Studies in European History
HST 590 Reading and Conference
Fall 2015
Course Number Course Title
HST 109 United States to 1865
HST 302 Studies in History
HST 499 Individualized Instruction
Spring 2015
Course Number Course Title
HST 200 Historical Themes
Fall 2014
Course Number Course Title
HST 109 United States to 1865

Service

  • Co-Director of the Program for Political Thought and Leadership (2017 - Present)
  • Member of the History Undergraduate Studies Committee (2017 - Present)
  • Member of the North American Exam Committee (Summer 2016)
  • Political Thought and Leadership Club, Faculty Advisor (2015 - Present)
  • Sun Devil Student Historical Society, Faculty Advisor (2015 - Present)
  • Political Thought and Leadership Dialogues, Lead Organizer (2015 - Present)
  • Secretary for History Faculty Meetings, Secretary / Recorder of Minutes (2015 - 2017)
  • Continuing Education Course: The American Civil War - Its Causes and Legacy, Instructor (2015, 2017)