Molly Warsh

  • Associate Director of the World History Center
  • Assistant Professor, Department of History


World History
Early Modern Iberian and British Worlds
Early Caribbean 
Commodities and Consumption
Atlantic History
Environmental History


World History
Portuguese Empire
Global Piracy
Early Americas in Global Perspective
Empire and the Environment
Environmental History in World Historical Perspective

Education & Training

  • PhD, Johns Hopkins University

Research Interests

As I finish up work on American Baroque: Pearls and the Nature of Empire 1492-1700, I am looking forward to pursuing my next project, a study of itinerant labor and environmental change in the early modern world.