History and Art History
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Full-time Faculty

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  • 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

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  • Jane Turner Censer

    Jane Turner Censer

    Professor

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

  • Spencer Crew

    Spencer Crew

    Robinson Professor

    U.S. History

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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.

  • Daniel Gifford

    Daniel Gifford

    Assistant Professor

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

  • Royce Gildersleeve

    Royce Gildersleeve

    U.S. History

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  • 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

  • Sheri Huerta

    Sheri Huerta

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

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  • Cynthia A. Kierner

    Cynthia A. Kierner

    Professor

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

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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; political economy; cultural globalization.

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  • Ted McCord

    Ted McCord

    Associate Professor

    U.S. History

  • Lincoln Mullen

    Lincoln Mullen

    Assistant Professor

    U.S. History: American religious history, digital history, computational 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

    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

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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

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  • 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

  • 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

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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