AY 2019-20: ON LEAVE
Ph.D. – London School of Economics, 1996
B.A – Economics, King's College Cambridge, 1989
Interests and Research
Professor Adam Tooze teaches and researches widely in the fields of twentieth-century and contemporary history. From a start in modern German history with a special focus on the history of economics and economic history his interests have widened to take in a range of themes in political, intellectual and military history, across a canvass stretching from Europe across the Atlantic. His most recent book was Crashed: How a Decade of Financial Crises Changed the World (2018).
- The Great Recession as History, 2007 and After
- Capitalism and Democracy in the Atlantic World
- War in Germany 1618-2015
- Philosophy of History: A Franco German conversation
- Reading German History
- The Making of Global Politics 1914-1929
- Professor Tooze is convenor or co-convenor of the International history workshop (with Professors Mark Mazower and Matthew Connelly)
- The Committee on Global Thought Lunchtime Seminar
- The 20th century Workshop (with Professors Ira Katznelson and Jeremy Kessler)
- The Philosophy of History Reading Group (with Prof Jeremy Kessler)
Awards and Prizes
- LA Times Book Prize for History 2015 (For Deluge)
- Wolfson and Longman History Today Prize (for Wages of Destruction)
- Leverhulme and H-Soz Kult Prize (for Statistics and the German State)
Crashed: How a Decade of Financial Crises Changed the World (2018).
The Deluge: The Great War and the Remaking of the Global Order, 1916-1931 (2014).
Wages of Destruction: The Making and Breaking of the Nazi Economy (2006).
Statistics and the German State 1900-1945: The Making of Modern Economic Knowledge (2001).
Edited with Michael Geyer, The Cambridge History of the Second World War Volume III (2015).