Associate Dean of Graduate Studies
School of Arts and Humanities
Areas of Specialization:
Modern European cultural, intellectual and social history; history of gender and sexuality; historiography.
PhD, History, Cornell University, 1993
MA, History, Cornell University, 1987
BA, Cultural Studies, Hampshire College, 1984
Dr. Michael Wilson's research centers on the history of mass consumption, the avant-garde, and artistic subcultures as well as the history of gender and sexuality. He has published articles on Henry James, the World's Fair of 1900, Parisian bohemia, and visual culture. After teaching at Cornell and Princeton Universities, he came to UT Dallas in 1992. Dr. Wilson served as the Associate Dean for Graduate Studies from 1999 to 2004, as Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies from 2006 to 2008; he is currently Associate Dean for Graduate Studies.