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Faculty & Staff

Rev. Charles Borges, S.J.
Rev. Charles Borges, S.J. Associate Professor
Areas of Specialization: Jesuit History in Asia, Indo-Portuguese History, Goa History
Katherine Stern Brennan
Katherine Stern Brennan Professor Emerita
Areas of Specialization: Early Modern French History 
David Carey Jr.
David Carey Jr. Doehler Chair, Professor
Areas of Specialization: Latin American History, Indigenous Peoples, Oral History, Gender
Miya
Miya Carey-Agyemang Assistant Professor
Areas of Specialization: African American History, History of Childhood, Women's and Gender History.
Dr. Chuck Cheape
Chuck Cheape Professor Emeritus
Areas of Specialization: U.S. Business and Economic History 
Kelly DeVries
Kelly DeVries Professor
Areas of Specialization: Premodern Military History and Technology
Dr. Bill Donovan
Bill Donovan Associate Professor Emeritus
Areas of Specialization: Early Modern Portuguese History 
Rebecca Dufendach
Rebecca Dufendach Assistant Teaching Professor
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Jane Edwards Instructor
Areas of Specialization: Modern European Intellectual History
Nadine Fenchak
Nadine Fenchak Program Assistant
Dr. Steven Hughes
Steven Hughes Professor Emeritus
Areas of Specialization: Modern Italian History, Masculinity, History of Crime
Jalali
Bahar Jalali Assistant Teaching Professor
Areas of Specialization: Middle East
Sam Klug
Sam Klug Assistant Teaching Professor
Areas of Specialization: African American History, 20th Century U.S. History, The U.S. in the World, Colonialism and Decolonization, Intellectual History
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Angela Leonard Associate Professor Emerita
Areas of Specialization: African Diaspora, Black Female Jazz Singers, Early 19th-Century British and American Journalism, 19th-Century Propaganda and Political Poetry 
Matthew Mulcahy
Matthew Mulcahy Associate Dean for the Humanities, Professor
Areas of Specialization: Colonial America, History of Disasters
Okoh
Oghenetoja Okoh Assistant Professor
Areas of Specialization: 19th/20th Century Africa, West Africa, History of Decolonization, Minority Identities, the History of the African Diaspora
austinparks
Austin Parks Assistant Teaching Professor
Areas of Specialization: Eastern Asia
Dr. Brandon Parlopiano
Brandon Parlopiano Associate Teaching Professor
Areas of Specialization: Medieval Europe
Thomas R. Pegram
Thomas R. Pegram Professor Emeritus
Areas of Specialization: Late 19th/Early 20th-Century American Political and Social History
Andrew Ross
Andrew Ross Associate Professor
Areas of Specialization: Modern Europe, France, History of Sexuality
Willeke Sandler
Willeke Sandler Department Chair, Associate Professor
Areas of Specialization: Modern Europe, Modern Germany, Imperialism, Nationalism, Public History
Sara Scalenghe
Sara Scalenghe Professor
Areas of Specialization: Middle East and North Africa, Disability, Gender
Elizabeth Schmidt
Elizabeth Schmidt Professor Emerita
Areas of Specialization: Late Colonial Southern Africa (esp. Zimbabwe and South Africa), Late Colonial West Africa (emphasis on the Guinea), Foreign Intervention in Africa, Cold War to the Present 
Martha Taylor
Martha Taylor Professor of History and Classics, Chair of the Classics Department
Joseph Walsh
Joseph Walsh Professor of History and Classics

 

What's New

Visit Student Planning for a list of the courses offered by the History department in Fall 2023. Students wishing to register for a closed (full) course must visit the Academic Advising Website and submit a course override request form (the link will be on the page under Fall 2023 Course Override Requests) requesting an override. Please do not submit your request directly to the course instructor or to the Department Chair. All course overrides are reviewed by the department chair and are only approved if there are extenuating circumstances. The override request will not be processed if there is a time conflict with your existing schedule, you do not have 6th course permission from your advisor, or if there is a financial hold on your account.