History and Art History
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

All Faculty

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  • Patricia Acerbi

    Patricia Acerbi

    World History

  • Cecilia Anderson

    Cecilia Anderson

    Adjunct Faculty

    Art History: Textile history, textile technology, indigenous textiles of the Americas, museum curatorship, exhibition curatorship

  • Konstantin Avramov

    Konstantin Avramov

    Adjunct Faculty

    European History

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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

    European History: Modern Russian and Soviet history, totalitarianism, Cold War Europe

  • Lisa Passaglia Bauman

    Lisa Passaglia Bauman

    Associate Professor

    Art History

  • LaNitra M Berger

    LaNitra M Berger

    Adjunct Faculty

    Art History

  • Sheila A. Brennan

    Sheila A. Brennan

    Associate Professor

    U.S. History: Public history; digital history; US cultural (19th & 20th C); museums, material culture and memory; popular collecting practices and hobbies

  • Joan C. Bristol

    Joan C. Bristol

    Associate Professor

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

  • Erin N. Bush

    Erin N. Bush

    Adjunct Faculty

    U.S. History: 19th & 20th century social history, crime & legal history, digital research & pedagogy, women & Gender Studies.

  • Lawrence E. Butler

    Lawrence E. Butler

    Associate Professor

    Art History: Medieval, Islamic, architecture

  • Harry Allen Butowsky

    Harry Allen Butowsky

    Adjunct Faculty

    U.S. History: World War I, World War II, Naval History, National Parks. On-line web based history.

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  • Benedict Carton

    Benedict Carton

    Robert T. Hawkes Professor of History

    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

  • 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

  • Elizabeth Deans

    Elizabeth Deans

    Assistant Director

    Art History: Materiality and Objectivity of Architecture, Book Culture, Interiors

  • Robert D. DeCaroli

    Robert D. DeCaroli

    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

  • Mary Doering

    Mary Doering

    Adjunct Faculty

    Art History: Costume history

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  • Larrie D. Ferreiro

    Larrie D. Ferreiro

    Instructor

    History of Engineering; History of Science; History of Technology; Naval history; Military history; History of the American Revolution; History of the Scientific Revolution; Latin American history; Naval architecture; Naval ship design; Defense acquisition; Systems engineering; Complex systems management

  • Sheila ffolliott

    Sheila ffolliott

    Emeritus Faculty

    Art History

  • Oscar Fitzgerald

    Oscar Fitzgerald

    Adjunct Faculty

    Art History: American furniture, studio furniture, history of craft

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  • C Joseph Genetin-Pilawa

    C Joseph Genetin-Pilawa

    Associate Professor

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

  • David J. Gerleman

    David J. Gerleman

    Adjunct Faculty

    U.S. History: Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Nineteenth Century United States, Military History, Antebellum South, Public History, Archival Research Methods

  • Daniel Gifford

    Daniel Gifford

    Assistant Professor

    American popular and visual culture, holidays and leisure, advertising, fairs and expositions

  • Royce Gildersleeve

    Royce Gildersleeve

    Adjunct Faculty

    U.S. History

  • 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

  • Michele Greet

    Michele Greet

    Director, Art History Program

    Associate Professor

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

  • Christopher A. Gregg

    Christopher A. Gregg

    Associate Professor

    Art History

  • Glenn R. Groves

    Glenn R. Groves

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Erik Gustafson

    Erik Gustafson

    Art History: Medieval & Renaissance Art & Architecture

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  • David P. Hadley

    David P. Hadley

    U.S. History

  • 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

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

  • Jeffrey Hardwick

    Jeffrey Hardwick

    Adjunct Faculty

    Art History: American material culture

  • Steven A. Harris-Scott

    Steven A. Harris-Scott

    Graduate Pathway Instructor

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

  • Pete Henriques

    Pete Henriques

    Emeritus Faculty

  • Carmelita Hinton

    Carmelita Hinton

    Robinson Professor

  • Angela Ho

    Angela Ho

    Associate Professor

    Art History: Renaissance and Baroque Europe

  • Alexandra Hoffman

    Alexandra Hoffman

    Adjunct Faculty

    U.S. 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

    Instructor

    European History: British Empire, modern Mediterranean, architecture

  • Jane Hooper

    Jane Hooper

    Assistant Professor

    World History

  • Lois Horton

    Lois Horton

    Emeritus Faculty

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  • Jesse A. Johnston

    Jesse A. Johnston

    Adjunct Faculty

    Archives, Recordkeeping, History of Information, Historical Audiovisual Materials

  • 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, Appalachian Studies

  • Cynthia A. Kierner

    Cynthia A. Kierner

    Professor

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

  • Jeremy R. Kinney

    Jeremy R. Kinney

    Adjunct Faculty

    European History: Aerospace history and the history of technology

  • Thomas K Knoerl

    Thomas K Knoerl

    Adjunct Faculty

    U.S. History

  • B. Robert Kreiser

    B. Robert Kreiser

    Adjunct Faculty

    European History

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  • Meredith H. Lair

    Meredith H. Lair

    Director, Interdisciplinary Studies

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

  • Alison Landsberg

    Alison Landsberg

    Professor

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

  • Sam Lebovic

    Sam Lebovic

    Director of the PhD Program

    Assistant Professor

    U.S. History: 20th century culture and politics; U.S. and the world; media history; democracy; civil liberties; cultural globalization.

  • Jessica H Legnini

    Jessica H Legnini

    Adjunct Faculty

    U.S. History

  • 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

    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

    Associate Professor

    U.S. History

  • Stamatina McGrath

    Stamatina McGrath

    Adjunct Faculty

    European History: Byzantium, Crusades, social history, historiography

  • Laura Moore

    Laura Moore

    Adjunct Faculty

    U.S. History

  • Lincoln Mullen

    Lincoln Mullen

    Assistant Professor

    U.S. History: American religious history, digital history, computational history, 19th-century 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.

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  • Michael O'Malley

    Michael O'Malley

    Professor

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

  • George Oberle

    George Oberle

    U.S. History: Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century American History, History of Education and Knowledge Institutions, Civil Societies, History of Science and Technology, and the Old South

  • John R. Orens

    John R. Orens

    Professor

    European History

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  • Sun-Young Park

    Sun-Young Park

    Assistant Professor

    European History: 19th-century Europe, modern France, architectural and urban history, cultural historiography and methods

  • Lindsy Parrott

    Lindsy Parrott

    Adjunct Faculty

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

  • 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

    Chair

    Associate Professor

    Japan, East Asia

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  • Jennifer Ritterhouse

    Jennifer Ritterhouse

    Associate Professor

    U.S. History: 20th century U.S.; U.S. South; African American history; 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, history of New York City, legal history

  • Katherine Roeder

    Katherine Roeder

    Adjunct Faculty

    Art History

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  • Stephen Matthew Santelli

    Stephen Matthew Santelli

    Adjunct Faculty

    European History: The British Empire, Nationalism, Early Modern Europe, Public History

  • Zachary Schrag

    Zachary Schrag

    Director of the MA Program in History

    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

  • Vanessa Schulman

    Vanessa Schulman

    Art History

  • Susan E. Schulze

    Susan E. Schulze

    Assistant Professor

    European History

  • Randolph Scully

    Randolph Scully

    Associate Professor

    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, African American Religious History

  • Vadim Staklo

    Vadim Staklo

    Associate Professor

    European History

  • Peter N. Stearns

    Peter N. Stearns

    Professor

    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

  • Nona Martin Storr

    Nona Martin Storr

    Adjunct Faculty

    World History

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  • Sean Takats

    Sean Takats

    Associate Professor

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

  • Ellen Wiley Todd

    Ellen Wiley Todd

    Associate Professor

    Art History: American art history

  • John  Turner

    John Turner

    Associate Professor

    American Religion; History of Early New England; Mormonism

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  • Rex A. Wade

    Rex A. Wade

    University Professor

    European History: Russian and Soviet history, the Russian revolution

  • Stefanie Walker

    Stefanie Walker

    Adjunct Faculty

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

  • Stephanie Westcott

    Stephanie Westcott

    Assistant Professor

  • David K Wiggins

    David K Wiggins

    Professor

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

  • Jacquelyn Williamson

    Jacquelyn Williamson

    Assistant Professor

    Art History: Ancient Egypt, The Amarna Period, Gender, Religion

  • Laura McCloskey Wolfe

    Laura McCloskey Wolfe

    Instructor

    European History: Irish history and art history

  • Diane C. Wright

    Diane C. Wright

    Adjunct Faculty

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

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  • Rosemarie Zagarri

    Rosemarie Zagarri

    University Professor

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