Jason Hansen

Jason Hansen

Associate Professor, History

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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).