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Bakhmetyeva, Tanya

Professor of Instruction, History

Professor, Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies

Associate Director/Interim Director, Humanities Center

Office Location
535 Lattimore Hall
(585) 273-5187

Interests: Russia; Soviet Union; Gender; Masculinity; Nature; Science (glaciology)

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Ball, Molly

Assistant Professor of History

Office Location
449 Rush Rhees Library
(585) 276-7184
Web Address

Interests: Brazilian History; Latin American History; Economic History; Immigration History



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Devaney, Thomas C.

Associate Professor of History

Associate Dean, School of Arts & Sciences

Office Location
364 Rush Rhees Library

Interests: Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe; History of emotions; History of the senses; Urban History; Interfaith Relations; Popular culture


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Fleischman, Thomas

Associate Professor of History

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Office Location
460 Rush Rhees Library
(585) 275-1140

Interests: German History; Environmental History; Animal History; Agricultural History; State Socialism; Cold War



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Hayata, Michael

Visiting Assistant Professor

Office Location
459 Rush Rhees Library

Interests: Modern Japanese History; Japanese imperialism; Race; Indigeneity, and settler colonialism; Theories of capitalist development

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Hudson, Larry E.

Associate Professor of History, retired

Office Location
370B Rush Rhees Library
(585) 275-4557

Interests: African-American History; Comparative Slavery; Civil War and Reconstruction; New South; Theory and Methods of Oral History



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Jarvis, Michael J.

Professor of History

Director of the Digital Elmina Project; Director of Smiths Island Archaeology Project

Office Location
455 Rush Rhees Library
(585) 275-4558
Web Address

Interests: Public History and Museum Studies; Early American and Atlantic History 1450-1850 (Transnational); Material Culture and Historical Archaeology (Transnational); Digital History


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Kuhn, Jedediah

Assistant Professor of History

Office Location
458 Rush Rhees Library

Interests: Native American and Indigenous Studies; U.S.-Mexico borderlands; Queer Studies; Latinx/Chicanx; American West; 19th and 20th Cen. U.S. cultural; Gender and sexuality


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Lenoe, Matthew E.

Professor of History

Graduate Career Advisor

Office Location
370A Rush Rhees Library

Interests: Russian and Soviet History; Stalinist Culture and Politics; History of Mass Media; Soviet Soldiers in World War II; Russia in East Asia; Leninism in World History




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Pedersen, Jean

Professor of History

Professor of Humanities, Eastman School of Music

Office Location
447 Rush Rhees Library
(585) 275-3616

Interests: Modern European History; French History; Feminist Theory, Women's History, and Gender Studies; Philosophy of Science; Sociology of Knowledge; History of Academic Disciplines


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Raz, Mical

Charles E. and Dale L. Phelps Professor in Public Health and Policy

Professor of History

Professor of Clinical Medicine in the School of Medicine and Dentistry

Office Location
370B Rush Rhees Library
(585) 275-4097

Interests: History of Medicine and Health Policy

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Rubin, Joan S.

Dexter Perkins Professor in History

Professor of History

Office Location
363 Rush Rhees Library
(585) 275-9347

Interests: Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century American Cultural and Intellectual History; The History of the Book


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Slaughter, Thomas P.

Arthur R. Miller Professor Emeritus of History

Office Location
369B Rush Rhees Library

Interests: Europe and the Americas, c.1500-1900; Early America; American Revolution; Abolition; Humans and Nature; Families


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Theobald, Brianna

Associate Professor of History

Director of Graduate Studies

Office Location
454 Rush Rhees Library

Interests: U.S. Women's and Gender History; History of Native America; History of Reproduction