Associate Professor, History
Originally from Charleston, SC, Dr. Hansen joined Furman's History Department in 2011.
- Newberry Library Nebenzahl lecturer (Fall 2019)
- US Fulbright Scholar: Croatia (Spring 2019)
- Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
- B.A., Syracuse University
Dr. Hansen is now working on a new project related to history and memory in the Balkans, specifically the Croatian town of Škabrnja.
- “The Forgotten Front: Serbia, Memory and World War I” in Rob McCormick, Araceli Hernandez-Laroche and Catherine Canino, Distant Fronts: An International Rediscovery of World War One (UK Routledge Press, forthcoming).
- Mapping the Germans: Statistical Science, Cartography and the Visualization of the German Nation, 1848-1914 (New York: Oxford University Press, 2015).
- “Land of Lincoln: the Teaching of an Historical Icon at the University of Illinois, 2009.” American Studies Journal: Lincoln in Europe 60 (2016). Web.
- “Cartographies of Victimhood. Envisioning the German Nation After the Paris Peace Conference of 1919.” In Peter Nekola, ed. Redrawing the World: 1919 and the History of Cartoraphy (Chicago University Press, forthcoming).