Loyola University Maryland

Department of History

Dr. Sam Klug

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Office: Humanities 304

Curriculum Vitae


Sam Klug is an Assistant Teaching Professor in African American History. He received his Ph.D. in History from Harvard University in 2020. He is currently working on his first book, provisionally titled The Internal Colony: Black Internationalism, Development, and the Politics of Colonial Comparison in the United States, which examines how global decolonization influenced the politics of race and class in the mid-twentieth century United States. His work has been supported by the American Council of Learned Societies, the LBJ Presidential Library, the Rockefeller Archive Center, and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.

Areas of Specialization

African American History; 20th Century U.S. History; The U.S. in the World; Colonialism and Decolonization; Intellectual History

Matthew Mulcahy

Matthew Mulcahy, Ph.D.

From sugarcane to hurricanes, this history professor specializes in Colonial America and the history of disasters