Faculty & Staff

Resources for Faculty


  • Linda A. Curcio-Nagy  (Department Chair)
    Associate Professor; Ph.D., 1993, Tulane University. Latin American cultural and social history; Mexico.
  • Greta de Jong
    Associate Professor; Ph.D., 1999, Pennsylvania State University. African American history and race and ethnicity in U.S. History.
  • Dennis Dworkin (Undergraduate Director)
    Professor; Ph.D., 1990, University of Chicago. British history; modern European intellectual history; cultural theory.
  • Neal Ferguson
    Associate Professor; Ph.D., 1971, University of Oregon. British history; history of war and society; World War II.
  • Martha L. Hildreth (Graduate Director)
    Associate Professor; Ph.D., 1983, University of California, Riverside. Modern European history; French history; history of medicine.
  • Emily K. Hobson
    Assistant Professor; Ph.D., 20th century US history, radical social movements, history of sexuality/LGBT history, race and ethnicity
  • Bruce Moran
    Professor; Ph.D., 1978, University of California, Los Angeles. Early modern Europe; history of science; history of medicine.
  • Meredith Oda
    Assistant Professor; Ph.D., 2010, University of Chicago. 20th century US history, US in the world, Asian American history
  • John O'Keefe
    Visiting Assistant Professor; Ph.D., 2012 George Washington University.  U.S. history, eighteenth-century Atlantic World revolutions, migration, and the development of citizenship and legal rights
  • Elizabeth Raymond
    Professor; Ph.D., 1979, University of Pennsylvania. U.S. social and cultural history; American Studies; gender; landscape.
  • William D. Rowley
    Professor; Ph.D., 1966, University of Nebraska. American West; environmental history; history of Nevada.
  • Edward M. Schoolman                                                                                 Assistant Professor; Ph.D., 2010, University of California, Los Angeles.  Early Medieval Europe Byzantium.
  • Hugh L. Shapiro
    Associate Professor; Ph.D., 1995, Harvard University. East Asian history; China; history of medicine.
  • Kevin Stevens
    Associate Professor; Ph.D., 1992, University of Wisconsin, Madison. Renaissance Europe; Italy; history of the book.
  • Charles Tshimanga-Kashama
    Associate Professor; Ph.D., 1999, University of Paris
    Africa and African diaspora; colonial and postcolonial studies.
  • Barbara Walker
    Associate Professor; Ph.D., 1994, University of Michigan.
    Russian; Soviet; social and cultural history.


Letter of Appointment Faculty

Graduate Assistants

Emeritus Faculty

  • Richard O. Davies, Professor Emeritus
  • Edwards, Jerome, Professor Emeritus
  • Francis X. Hartigan, Professor Emeritus
  • James Hulse, Professor Emeritus
  • John Marschall, Professor Emeritus

Administrative Assistant