Parker Everett is an assistant teaching professor in history in the Department of Humanities and Arts. His research interests include the history of modern Europe, of cities and urban studies, of anti-Semitism, of Berlin and Chicago, and of critical theory. He is a founder and the assistant editor of Critical Historical Studies, an academic journal published by the University of Chicago Press. His first book, City as Organism, City as Machine: Greater Berlin and the Transformation of Urban Space, 1871–1933, is under contract to the University of Toronto Press. He earned a PhD in modern European history at the University of Chicago.