Ph.D. History – Dissertation: “Beyond the Stadhouder-King: Political Economy and Regulation in the Economic Development of England and the Dutch Republic in the 1690s” – Washington University in St. Louis
M.A., History – Washington University in St. Louis
B.A., History – Lafayette College
Prof. Schrum teaches history and has been with Cambridge since 2016. His graduate studies focused on seventeenth century European trade and empire. For his dissertation, Prof. Schrum examined how the English and the Dutch governments attempted to control foreign and domestic trade during this period. He was awarded a yearlong Fulbright grant to research his dissertation in the Netherlands and was a visiting researcher at Utrecht University. He also spent many months in London conducting research in British archives. Prior to joining Cambridge, Prof. Schrum taught courses at several St. Louis area universities on topics including economic history, world history, and modern African civilization. Prof. Schrum is a member of St. Andrew United Methodist Church in Plano.
You can view his CV here.