Michele Louro


Professional Details

Title Associate Professor
Department History
Office Sullivan Building 102G
Phone 978.542.2419
Email michele.louro@salemstate.edu

Recent and Upcoming Courses

FYHI 100 First Year Seminar (history)
HST 105 Colonialism and the Making of the Modern World
HST 256 Modern India
HST 390 The Jewel in the Crown: India and the British Empire
HST 505 Seminar: Research and Writing in History
HST 956 The British Empire Since 1783

Professional Biography

Michele L. Louro is an Associate Professor of History at Salem State University. She received her Ph.D. from Temple University and is broadly trained in the fields of modern South Asian history, British imperial history, international history, and world history. She is author to Comrades against Imperialism: Nehru, India and Interwar Internationalism (Cambridge University Press), as well as essays that appear in several journals including the Journal of Contemporary History (forthcoming), Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013), and Third Frame: Literature, Culture and Society (2009), and the edited volume, The Internationalist Moment: South Asia, Worlds and Worldviews (2014). At Salem State University, professor Louro teaches graduate and undergraduate courses on modern South Asia, the British Empire, and world history. She is currently the faculty fellow for the Center for Research and Creative Activities at Salem State. She also serves as the Treasurer of the World History Association and is the Managing Editor of the Journal of World History.