davidDavid Motadel is Associate Professor of International History
at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).
He studied in Germany, Switzerland, and England. He completed
his MPhil (2006) and PhD (2010) in History at the University of
Cambridge, where he was a Gates Scholar. His doctoral dissertation
was awarded several prizes, including the Prince Consort Prize and
Seeley Medal of the University of Cambridge for the best history
dissertation of the year. Dr. Motadel subsequently took up a Research
Fellowship in History at Gonville and Caius College, University of
Cambridge (2010-15), and a Chancellor’s Fellowship in History at the
University of Edinburgh (2015-16). He joined the LSE in 2016 as
Assistant Professor of International History and was promoted to
Associate Professor of International History in 2019. He has held
visiting positions at Harvard (2007-8), Yale (2009-10), and Oxford
(2011-12). He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. In 2018, he
was awarded the Philip Leverhulme Prize for History.

davidDavid Motadel is Associate Professor of International History at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). He studied in Germany, Switzerland, and England. He completed his MPhil (2006) and PhD (2010) in History at the University of Cambridge, where he was a Gates Scholar. His doctoral dissertation was awarded several prizes, including the Prince Consort Prize and Seeley Medal of the University of Cambridge for the best history dissertation of the year. Dr. Motadel subsequently took up a Research Fellowship in History at Gonville and Caius College, University of Cambridge (2010-15), and a Chancellor’s Fellowship in History at the University of Edinburgh (2015-16). He joined the LSE in 2016 as Assistant Professor of International History and was promoted to Associate Professor of International History in 2019. He has held visiting positions at Harvard (2007-8), Yale (2009-10), and Oxford (2011-12). He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. In 2018, he was awarded the Philip Leverhulme Prize for History.