History and Art History

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Tenure-line Faculty

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  • Shaul Bakhash

    Shaul Bakhash

    Robinson Professor

    World History: Iran, modern Middle East, modern Islamic political thought

  • Steven Barnes

    Steven Barnes

    Associate Professor
    Director, Center for Eurasian Studies

    Modern Russian and Soviet history, totalitarianism, Cold War Europe

  • Joan C. Bristol

    Joan C. Bristol

    Associate Professor

    Latin America, African-American history, social and cultural history, history of commodities

  • Lawrence E. Butler

    Lawrence E. Butler

    Associate Professor

    Art History: Medieval, Islamic, architecture

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  • Benedict Carton

    Benedict Carton

    Associate Professor

    Africa, environment and health, global and imperial histories, cultural and oral history

  • 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

    Modern British, European women, European social

  • Benjamin Arthur Cowan

    Benjamin Arthur Cowan

    Assistant Professor
  • 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

  • Robert D. DeCaroli

    Robert D. DeCaroli

    Associate Professor

    Art History: 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

  • 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

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  • C Joseph Genetin-Pilawa

    C Joseph Genetin-Pilawa

    Assistant Professor

    U.S. History: 19th-Century, Indigenous Histories, Public History, Washington D.C.

  • Michele Greet

    Michele Greet

    Associate Professor

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

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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, Interdisciplinary Studies
    Concentration Head, War and the Military in Society

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

  • 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

  • Jane Hooper

    Jane Hooper

    Assistant Professor

    World History

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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

    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

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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

  • Sam Lebovic

    Sam Lebovic

    Assistant Professor

    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

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  • Michael O'Malley

    Michael O'Malley

    Professor

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

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  • Sun-Young Park

    Sun-Young Park

    Assistant Professor

    European History: 19th-century Europe, French cultural history, Architectural and urban history, Cultural historiography and methods

  • 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, History and Art History

    Japan, East Asia

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  • Jennifer Ritterhouse

    Jennifer Ritterhouse

    Associate Professor

    U.S. History: 20th century U.S.; American South; women and gender; children and childhood

  • Stephen Robertson

    Stephen Robertson

    Professor and Director, Roy Rosenzweig Center for History & New Media

    U.S. History: digital history, history of sexuality, urban history, legal history

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  • 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

    scholarship of teaching and learning, online learning, digital humanities, history education

  • 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

  • Martin J. Sherwin

    Martin J. Sherwin

    University Professor

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

  • Peter N. Stearns

    Peter N. Stearns

    Professor

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

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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

    Associate 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

  • David K Wiggins

    David K Wiggins

    Professor

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

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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