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Bakhmetyeva, Tanya

  • Associate Professor of Instruction, History
    Associate Professor and Associate Academic Director of the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies

Interests: Russian and Eastern European History; History of Catholicism; Gender

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Ball, Molly

  • History Lecturer


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

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Borus, Daniel H.

  • Professor Emeritus of History

Interests: US Cultural and Intellectual History

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Brown, Theodore M.

  • Professor Emeritus of History
    Professor Emeritus of Medical Humanities

Interests: Intellectual; Institutional; Political History of Medicine


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Devaney, Thomas C.

  • Associate Professor of History
  • Director of Graduate Studies

Interests: Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe; Urban History; Interfaith Relations


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Fleischman, Thomas

  • Assistant Professor of History

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

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Flores, Ruben

  • Associate Professor

Interests: US and Mexico Studies


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Gamm, Gerald

  • Professor of History
    Professor of Political Science


Interests: Political Science; American History

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Getchel, Katelyn P.


  • Graduate Student Assistant


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Hauser, William B.

  • Professor Emeritus of History

Interests: Traditional and Modern Japan; The Cultural History of the Pacific War; East Asian Women's History; Asian-American History and Literature

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Hudson, Larry E.

  • Associate Professor of History

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


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Inikori, Joseph E.

  • Professor of History

Interests: Atlantic World Economic History


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Jarvis, Michael J.

  • Associate Professor of History
  • Director of Digital Media Studies Program; Director of Smiths Island Archaeology Project


Interests: Museum Studies; Atlantic History 1450-1850 (Transational); Material Culture and Archaeology (Transnational); Digital History


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Kaeuper, Richard W.

  • Franklin W. & Gladys I. Clark Professor Emeritus of History

Interests: Medieval Britain and Continental Europe


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Lenoe, Matthew E.

  • Associate Professor of History
  • Graduate Career Advisor

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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Mandala, Elias C.

  • Professor of History

Interests: Southern Africa since the 19th Century; Social History

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Murphy, Sarah

  • Department Secretary and Graduate Coordinator


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Outram, Dorinda

  • Professor Emerita of History

Interests: History of the Enlightenment


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Pedersen, Jean

  • Associate Professor of History
    Associate Professor of Humanities, Eastman School of Music

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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Pierce, Morris

  • Adjunct Professor of History

Interests: Early Modern Europe ; History of Technology

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Purcell, Ryan

  • Postdoctoral Associate

Interests: African-American History


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Raz, Mical

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

Interests: History of Medicine and Health Policy

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Rizzo, Jacquilyn

  • Administrative Assistant
    Graduate Coordinator
    Undergraduate Coordinator
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Rubin, Joan S.

  • Dexter Perkins Professor in History

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


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Sierra Silva, Pablo M.

  • Associate Professor of History
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies

Interests: African Diaspora, Latin American and Atlantic History

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Slaughter, Thomas P.

  • Arthur R. Miller Professor of History
  • Director, Seward Family Archive Project

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

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Smoller, Laura Ackerman

  • Professor of History
  • Department Chair

Interests: Medieval and Renaissance Europe; Medieval Christianity; Early Science and Medicine; History of Astrology and Prophecy


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Theobald, Brianna

  • Assistant Professor of History

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


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Weaver, Stewart A.

  • Professor of History

Interests: Modern British History; Himalayan History; Environmental History

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Wenger, Anna Grace

  • Undergraduate Peer Advisor
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Westbrook, Robert B.

  • Joseph F. Cunningham Professor Emeritus of History

Interests: Modern United States History


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Zhang, Elya J.

  • History Senior Lecturer


Interests: Chinese History, Financial History, Spatial History, and Network Studies