History and Art History

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

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  • Benedict Carton

    Benedict Carton

    Associate Professor

    World History: Africa, environment and health, global and imperial histories, cultural and oral history

  • Jack R. Censer

    Jack R. Censer

    Professor

    French, European social

  • Jane Turner Censer

    Jane Turner Censer

    Professor

    U.S. History: 19th century U.S.; American South; women, gender, and family in the U.S.

  • Michael G. Chang

    Michael G. Chang

    Associate Professor

    World History: political, social, cultural and economic histories of late imperial/early modern China (1500-1800); ethnicity; state-formation; court studies

  • Samuel Collins

    Samuel Collins

    Associate Professor

    European History: Early medieval, religion

  • Dina M. Copelman

    Dina M. Copelman

    Associate Professor

    European History: Modern British, European women, European social

  • Benjamin Arthur Cowan

    Benjamin Arthur Cowan

    Assistant Professor

    World History

  • Spencer Crew

    Spencer Crew

    Robinson Professor

    U.S. History

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  • Diana D'Amico

    Diana D'Amico

    Assistant Professor

    History of education and education policy

  • Nicole De Armendi

    Nicole De Armendi

    Assistant Professor

    Art History

  • Robert D. DeCaroli

    Robert D. DeCaroli

    Associate Professor

    Interactions of early South Asian Buddhism with popular religious practice, the origin of the Buddha image and the social, political, religious factors that led to its codification and spread

  • Daniel Cameron DeSelm

    Daniel Cameron DeSelm

    Adjunct Faculty

    European History

  • Marion F. Deshmukh

    Marion F. Deshmukh

    Robert T. Hawkes Professor of History

    European History: European cultural history, history of modern Germany and Austria, German and Austrian art history

  • Dorothea Dietrich

    Dorothea Dietrich

    Adjunct Faculty

    Art History: Modern German art, political culture and aesthetic theory

  • Mary Doering

    Mary Doering

    Adjunct Faculty

    Art History: Costume history

  • Susan L. Douglass

    Susan L. Douglass

    Senior Research Associate
    Senior Research Associate
  • Sara A Duval

    Sara A Duval

    Office Manager

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  • Dexter Gabriel

    Dexter Gabriel

    Adjunct Faculty

    U.S. History

  • Angela George

    Angela George

    Assistant Director, History of Decorative Arts

    Art History: Decorative arts and design history

  • Daniel Gifford

    Daniel Gifford

    Adjunct Faculty

    U.S. History: American popular and visual culture, holidays and leisure, advertising, fairs and expositions

  • Jennifer Goldsborough

    Jennifer Goldsborough

    Adjunct Faculty

    Art History: American and British cultural history (with a special focus on dining customs and table-settings), silver, ceramics

  • Eric Nolan Gonzaba
  • Carrie D. Grabo

    Carrie D. Grabo

    Undergraduate Coordinator

    Art History

  • Michele Greet

    Michele Greet

    Associate Professor

    Art History: Twentieth-century Andean art, Latin American artists in Europe

  • Christopher A. Gregg

    Christopher A. Gregg

    Assistant Professor

    Art History

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  • Sumaiya A. Hamdani

    Sumaiya A. Hamdani

    Associate Professor

    World History: Islamic history, Middle East, Women's Studies, Global history

  • Christopher H. Hamner

    Christopher H. Hamner

    Associate Professor
    Concentration Head, War and the Military in Society

    U.S. History: War and American society, the individual experience of combat, technological change and warfare

  • Richard L Hardesty
  • Jeffrey Hardwick

    Jeffrey Hardwick

    Adjunct Faculty

    Art History: American material culture

  • Steven A. Harris-Scott

    Steven A. Harris-Scott

    Instructor

    World History: Research: Colonial Virginia, Early Modern Atlantic World, slavery, indentured servitude, bound/unfree labor

  • Carmelita Hinton

    Carmelita Hinton

    Robinson Professor

    Art History

  • Angela Ka-Yan Ho

    Angela Ka-Yan Ho

    Assistant Professor

    Art History

  • Mack P. Holt

    Mack P. Holt

    Professor

    European History: Early modern Europe, especially France, the Reformation, the history of wine, the history of the book

  • Gail Hook

    Gail Hook

    Adjunct Faculty

    World History

  • Jane Hooper

    Jane Hooper

    Assistant Professor

    World History

  • Sheri Ann Huerta

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  • Yevette Richards Jordan

    Yevette Richards Jordan

    Associate Professor

    Women’s history, African American history, women’s labor in the global economy, labor history, Pan-Africanism, Cold War

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  • Matthew B. Karush

    Matthew B. Karush

    Professor

    World History: Modern Latin American history: twentieth-century Argentina, cultural history

  • T. Mills Kelly

    T. Mills Kelly

    Professor

    Historical pedagogy, digital humanities, public digital history, modern East Central Europe

  • Cynthia A. Kierner

    Cynthia A. Kierner

    Professor
    Director of the PhD Program

    U.S. History: Colonial and revolutionary America; early republic; Old South; women and gender

  • Elsie Klumpner

    Elsie Klumpner

    Adjunct Faculty

    Art History: History of wallcoverings

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  • Meredith Lair

    Meredith Lair

    Associate Professor
    Director, Interdisciplinary Studies

    U.S. History: The Vietnam War, war and American society, collective memory, consumerism, conflict tourism

  • Alison Landsberg

    Alison Landsberg

    Associate Professor

    U.S. History: Visual culture, the politics of memory, popular engagements with the past, political subjectivity

  • Susie LeBlanc
  • Sam Lebovic

    Sam Lebovic

    Assistant Professor

    U.S. History

  • Jessica H Legnini

    Jessica H Legnini

    Adjunct Faculty

    U.S. History

  • Sharon M. Leon

    Sharon M. Leon

    Associate Professor

    U.S. History: American religious history, history of science, 20th Century social and cultural history, digital public history

  • Claire Love
  • Randolph H. Lytton

    Randolph H. Lytton

    Associate Professor

    European History: Classical Greece and Rome

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  • Wendi N. Manuel-Scott

    Wendi N. Manuel-Scott

    Associate Professor
    Director, African and African American Studies

    World History

  • Charles Kevin Matthews

    Charles Kevin Matthews

    Assistant Professor

    European History: Britain, Ireland, 19th and 20th century Europe, Anglo-American relations

  • Carol C. Mattusch

    Carol C. Mattusch

    Mathy Professor of Art History

    Art History: Classical art and archaeology, rediscovery of antiquity

  • Ted McCord

    Ted McCord

    Assistant Professor

    U.S. History

  • Kathy McGill

    Kathy McGill

    Adjunct Faculty

    U.S. History: Early American history, with particular interest in Atlantic history, identity, and travel literature

  • Stamatina McGrath

    Stamatina McGrath

    Adjunct Faculty

    European History: Byzantium, Crusades, social history, historiography

  • Laura Moore

    Laura Moore

    Adjunct Faculty

    U.S. History

  • Patrick D Murray-John

    Patrick D Murray-John

    Assistant Professor

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  • Heidi Nasstrom Evans

    Heidi Nasstrom Evans

    Adjunct Faculty

    Art History: 19th- and 20th-century American and European visual culture.

  • Andrea Nelson

    Andrea Nelson

    Adjunct Faculty

    Art History: Modern art and design

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  • Michael O'Malley

    Michael O'Malley

    Associate Professor

    U.S. History: 19th and 20th century US, cultural history, history of technology

  • John R. Orens

    John R. Orens

    Professor

    European History

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  • Lindsy Parrott

    Lindsy Parrott

    Adjunct Faculty

    Art History: History of glass, Louis Comfort Tiffany, American art pottery

  • Gabriella Petrick

    Gabriella Petrick

    Assistant Professor
  • Paula Petrik

    Paula Petrik

    Professor

    U.S. History: 19th century U.S. social, trans-Mississippi West, business and economic history

  • Brian W. Platt

    Brian W. Platt

    Associate Professor
    Chair

    World History: Japan, East Asia

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  • Anne Marie Quette

    Anne Marie Quette

    Adjunct Faculty

    Art History: French furniture, European decorative arts

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  • John F. Saddler

    John F. Saddler

    Adjunct Faculty

    U.S. History

  • Roberto Ciderik Sanchez
  • Prentice Jennings Sargeant
  • Stephen Scala

    Stephen Scala

    Adjunct Faculty

    European History: political culture in modern Central and Eastern Europe; intellectuals and dictatorship; Marxism

  • Zachary Schrag

    Zachary Schrag

    Professor

    U.S. History: Post-1945 US history, urban history, history of technology, public policy, human subjects regulations, riot control

  • Kelly Schrum

    Kelly Schrum

    Associate Professor

    Teaching and learning, online learning, digital humanities, history education

  • Susan E. Schulze

    Susan E. Schulze

    Assistant Professor

    European History

  • Randolph Scully

    Randolph Scully

    Associate Professor
    Director of the MA Program in History

    U.S. History: colonial and revolutionary America, race, gender, religion, Southern history, Virginia history

  • Celeste Sharpe
  • Martin J. Sherwin

    Martin J. Sherwin

    University Professor

    U.S. History: Cold War-era politics, diplomacy, and culture; history and film; nuclear history

  • Richard Norton Smith

    Richard Norton Smith

    Assistant Professor

    U.S. History

  • Suzanne E. Smith

    Suzanne E. Smith

    Professor

    U.S. History: African American, 20th century Cultural History, History of Death in America, American Popular Music

  • Vadim Staklo

    Vadim Staklo

    Associate Professor

    European History

  • Peter Stearns

    Peter Stearns

    Provost

    World History: Modern European and American and comparative social history, history of emotions, world history

  • Mark R. Stoneman

    Mark R. Stoneman

    Adjunct Faculty

    European History: Modern Germany, Modern Europe, War and Society, Historiography

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  • Sean Takats

    Sean Takats

    Associate Professor

    European History: Eighteenth-century France and its colonies, the Enlightenment, cultural history, history of medicine

  • Ellen Wiley Todd

    Ellen Wiley Todd

    Associate Professor
    Director of the MA Program in Art History

    Art History: American art history

  • John  Turner

    John Turner

    Assistant Professor

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  • Jennifer van Horn

    Jennifer van Horn

    Assistant Professor

    Art History: Early American art and material culture

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  • Rex A. Wade

    Rex A. Wade

    University Professor

    Russian and Soviet history, the Russian revolution

  • Stefanie Walker

    Stefanie Walker

    Adjunct Faculty

    European sculpture and the decorative arts from the 16th through the 18th centuries

  • Janet Walmsley

    Janet Walmsley

    Assistant Professor

    European History

  • Stephanie Westcott

    Stephanie Westcott

    Assistant Professor
  • Gwendolyn K White
  • David K Wiggins

    David K Wiggins

    Professor

    history of African American participation in sport, sport biography, race and ethnic issues in contemporary sport

  • Cynthia Williams

    Cynthia Williams

    Assistant Professor
    Director, History of Decorative Arts

    Art History: Glass, stained glass, ceramics

  • Laura McCloskey Wolfe

    Laura McCloskey Wolfe

    Instructor

    European History: Irish history and art history

  • Diane C. Wright

    Diane C. Wright

    Adjunct Faculty

    History of glass, ancient to modern; studio and contemporary glass; stained glass, Louis C. Tiffany and Frederick Wilson

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  • Huseyin Yilmaz

    Huseyin Yilmaz

    Assistant Professor
    Co-Director, Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies

    World History

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  • Rosemarie Zagarri

    Rosemarie Zagarri

    University Professor

    U.S. History: Early American history (colonial-1820); Early American women; 18th-century transatlantic history