All Faculty

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  • Scott Lawin Arcenas

    Scott Lawin Arcenas

    Assistant Professor

    European History: Political, economic, and social history of the ancient Mediterranean; digital history; ancient historiography; numismatics; political theory; Greek and Latin literature; global history of the premodern world

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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: History of modern Russia, Kazakhstan, and the Soviet Union, history of Gulag, history of concentration camps, history of totalitarianism

  • Lisa Passaglia Bauman

    Lisa Passaglia Bauman

    Associate Professor

    Art History

  • LaNitra M Berger

    LaNitra M Berger

    Instructor

    Art History: Art of the African Diaspora, African-American art history, South African modern art, Intersections of the African and Jewish Diasporas, lynching photography, art and social activism, African and African American Studies, social justice and international education, women artists, racial injustice and public monuments and memorials

  • Zayna N Bizri

    Zayna N Bizri

    Adjunct Faculty

    U.S. History: US Military and Gender History

  • Johanna Bockman

    Johanna Bockman

    Associate Professor

    Globalization, neoliberalism, economic sociology, Eastern Europe, socialism and postsocialism, gentrification, Washington, DC

  • Joseph Bradley

    Joseph Bradley

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Joan C. Bristol

    Joan C. Bristol

    Associate Professor

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

  • Lawrence E. Butler

    Lawrence E. Butler

    Emeritus Faculty

    Art History: Medieval, Islamic, architecture

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  • Alan P. Capps

    Alan P. Capps

    Adjunct Faculty

    U.S. History: Borderlands, international borders, history of the federal government, bureaucratic politics, and civil-military relations.

  • 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

    Emeritus Faculty

    European History: French, European social

  • Jane Turner Censer

    Jane Turner Censer

    Emeritus Faculty

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

  • Sharon Chamberlain

    Sharon Chamberlain

    Adjunct Faculty

  • 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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  • Nicole De Armendi

    Nicole De Armendi

    Assistant Professor

    Art History

  • Robert D. DeCaroli

    Robert D. DeCaroli

    Director of the MA Program in Art History

    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

  • Daniel Cameron DeSelm

    Daniel Cameron DeSelm

    Adjunct Faculty

    European History

  • Marion F. Deshmukh

    Marion F. Deshmukh

    Emeritus Faculty

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

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  • Christopher C Elzey

    Christopher C Elzey

    Director, Sport and American Culture minor

    U.S. History: History of basketball, sport and ethnicity, Olympics, sport and race, sport and scandal

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  • Alyssa Toby Fahringer

    Alyssa Toby Fahringer

    Librarian I

    U.S. History: disaster studies, Reconstruction, race, digital history, public history

  • Larrie D. Ferreiro

    Larrie D. Ferreiro

    Adjunct Faculty

    World History: 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

  • Wes Fleming

    Wes Fleming

    Adjunct Faculty

    European History

  • Robin Foster

    Robin Foster

    Adjunct Faculty

    World History: Urban history; material culture studies; historic preservation

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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

    World History: Abraham Lincoln, American Civil War, Nineteenth Century America and Europe, Military History, Antebellum South, Digital History, Agricultural History

  • Royce Gildersleeve

    Royce Gildersleeve

    U.S. History

  • Michele Greet

    Michele Greet

    Director, Art History Program

    Professor

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

  • Christopher A. Gregg

    Christopher A. Gregg

    Associate Professor

    Art History: Topography and urbanism of Ancient Rome and Pompeii; gender and sexuality in the Classical world; Roman imperial sculpture

  • Erik Gustafson

    Erik Gustafson

    Adjunct Faculty

    Art History: Medieval & Renaissance Art & Architecture

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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

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

  • 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), environmental history and history of diseases/pandemics

  • Pete Henriques

    Pete Henriques

    Emeritus Faculty

  • Katharina Hering

    Katharina Hering

    Adjunct Faculty

    U.S. History: Digital History, Oral History, Historiography, Archives and Libraries

  • Carmelita Hinton

    Carmelita Hinton

    Robinson Professor

    Art History

  • Angela Ho

    Angela Ho

    Associate Professor

    Art History: Renaissance and Baroque Europe

  • Mack P. Holt

    Mack P. Holt

    Emeritus Faculty

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

  • Gail Dallas Hook

    Gail Dallas Hook

    Assistant Professor

    World History: British Empire; modern Mediterranean

  • Jane Hooper

    Jane Hooper

    Associate Professor

    World History: Global and world history; Indian Ocean history; History of Madagascar

  • Lois Horton

    Lois Horton

    Emeritus Faculty

  • Sheri Ann Huerta

    Sheri Ann Huerta

    U.S. History: Antebellum U.S. South; Slavery; Legal History; Women and Gender; Transatlantic World; Community Studies; World History

  • Samuel Clowes Huneke

    Samuel Clowes Huneke

    Assistant Professor

    European History: Modern Europe, Modern Germany, History of Sexuality, Legal History, History of Science and Mathematics

  • Benjamin Hurwitz

    Benjamin Hurwitz

    Agricultural History, Transnational History, History of South Africa

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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

  • Mills Kelly

    Mills Kelly

    Interim Director, Center for History and New Media

    Professor

    European History: Digital humanities, public digital history, historical pedagogy, 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; disasters in history

  • Jeremy R. Kinney

    Jeremy R. Kinney

    Adjunct Faculty

    U.S. History: Aerospace history and the history of technology

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  • Meredith H. Lair

    Meredith H. Lair

    Associate Professor

    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, Frankfurt School, race in mass culture, politics of aesthetics

  • Sam Lebovic

    Sam Lebovic

    Director of the PhD Program

    Associate Professor

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

  • Jessica H Legnini

    Jessica H Legnini

    Adjunct Faculty

    World History

  • Randolph H. Lytton

    Randolph H. Lytton

    Emeritus Faculty

    European History: Classical Greece and Rome

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  • Wendi N. Manuel-Scott

    Wendi N. Manuel-Scott

    Professor

    Race, gender, the African American experience, and the history of black women in the Atlantic World

  • 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

  • Heather M McGuire

    Heather M McGuire

    Assistant Professor

    Art History

  • Laura Moore

    Laura Moore

    Adjunct Faculty

    U.S. History

  • Abigail G Mullen

    Abigail G Mullen

    Assistant Professor

    U.S. History: U.S. history, U.S. Navy, diplomatic history, naval history, digital history

  • Lincoln A. Mullen

    Lincoln A. Mullen

    Associate Professor

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

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  • Michael Hugh O'Malley

    Michael Hugh O'Malley

    Professor

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

  • George Oberle

    George Oberle

    Librarian IV

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

  • John R. Orens

    John R. Orens

    Professor

    European History

  • Jessica Marie Otis

    Jessica Marie Otis

    Assistant Professor

    European History: British history, early modern history, history of science and mathematics, digital history

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  • Sun-Young Park

    Sun-Young Park

    Associate Professor

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

  • Paula Petrik

    Paula Petrik

    Emeritus Faculty

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

  • Christy L Pichichero

    Christy L Pichichero

    Associate Professor

    Early Modern and Revolutionary Literature, History, and Art of the French Empire; War and Culture; Critical Race and Critical Mixed Race Studies; Human Rights and Social Justice; Multiculturalism; Theater; Film Theory; Digital Humanities; Medical History; History of Emotion; Women’s Writing and History; History of News and Information Networks; Critical Pedagogy; Inclusive Pedagogy and Curricular Design; Student/Faculty Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Wellbeing; Faculty Recruitment, Retention, and Mentoring; Grad Student Recruitment and Mentoring, Academic and Community Activism, Academe and Politics.

  • Robert A Pierce

    Robert A Pierce

    Assistant Professor

    European History: Historical and social contexts of creativity and innovation

  • Brian W. Platt

    Brian W. Platt

    Chair

    Associate Professor

    World History: Japan, East Asia

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  • Stephen Matthew Santelli

    Stephen Matthew Santelli

    Adjunct Faculty

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

  • Benjamin M. Schneider

    Benjamin M. Schneider

    Graduate Lecturer

    20th Century U.S. History, U.S. and the World, Military History, War Crimes, The World Wars, Imperial Japan

  • 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

  • Vanessa Meikle Schulman

    Vanessa Meikle Schulman

    Assistant Professor

    Art History: Nineteenth- and twentieth-century visual culture of the United States; periodical studies; history of technology

  • Susan E. Schulze

    Susan E. Schulze

    Associate Professor

    European History

  • Randolph Scully

    Randolph Scully

    Associate Professor

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

  • Eric Setzekorn

    Eric Setzekorn

    Adjunct Faculty

    World History: Chinese History, Military History, the Cold War

  • Martin J. Sherwin

    Martin J. Sherwin

    University Professor

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

  • Nathan Sleeter

    Nathan Sleeter

    Assistant Professor

    U.S. History: Gifted children, cultural history, teaching and learning, digital

  • 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

  • John Harold Sprinkle, Jr.

    John Harold Sprinkle, Jr.

    Adjunct Faculty

    U.S. History: American history, historic preservation, National Park Service, historical archaeology

  • Vadim Staklo

    Vadim Staklo

    Associate Professor

    European History

  • Peter N. Stearns

    Peter N. Stearns

    University 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; history of medicine

  • Ellen Wiley Todd

    Ellen Wiley Todd

    Emeritus Faculty

    Art History: American art history

  • John Turner

    John Turner

    Professor

    American Religion; Mormonism; History of Colonial New England

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  • Rex A. Wade

    Rex A. Wade

    Emeritus Faculty

    European History: Russian and Soviet history, the Russian revolution

  • David A Walsh

    David A Walsh

    Adjunct Faculty

    U.S. History: American politics and culture, history of conservatism, media history, U.S. and the world

  • Douglas Whalin

    Douglas Whalin

    Adjunct Faculty

    World History: Late Antique and Medieval Mediterranean, Byzantium, cultural and social identities

  • Andrew W White

    Andrew W White

    Adjunct Faculty

    European History: Late Antiquity, Byzantine Studies, Greek Cultural History

  • David K Wiggins

    David K Wiggins

    Emeritus Faculty

    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

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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