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History : Research Interests


  1. Frances S. Hasso, social movements, states, gender, sexuality, Arab world, Middle East, Islam
  2. Gabriel N. Rosenberg, Agriculture, Animals, Environment, Food, Gender, History, Modern, Queer Theory, queer theory, Sexuality
  3. Mary J Morrow, Medieval England, Monasticism
  4. James S. Roberts, I am interested in alcohol production, consumption and control as a lens on modern social and cultural processes, primarily in Western societies since the 19th century.
  5. Tom J. J. Cinq-Mars, I am currently interested in questions of Soviet economic development ...
  6. Joshua H. Clough, My research currently focuses on the political networks, theoretical dialogs, ...
  7. Mandy L. Cooper, My research interests focus on the intersections of gender and ...
  8. Jonathon M. Free, Labor & Working-Class History, Environmental History, History of Capitalism, History of Science & Technology, Regulation
  9. Caroline A. Garriott, Visual Culture, African Diaspora, Race, Politics, the Andes
  10. Emily H Margolis, Women, Law, Property, and Violence in the American South from the Post-Revolutionary Era to the Mid-Nineteenth Century
  11. David Romine, My research currently focuses on Communist authors and intellectuals in ...
  12. Andrew V Ruoss, Business History, Legal History, History of Corporate Management and Regulation
  13. Farren E. Yero, I'm a first year student with a background in Latin ...
  14. Ashley Rose Young, 19th Century Culinary History of the United States and Atlantic World

Full-time Faculty

  1. Edward J. Balleisen, Business ethics, Business failures, Consumer protection, Culture and law, Policy Making, Regulation, Securities fraud--Law and legislation, Self-regulation, Social sciences and history
  2. Dirk Bonker, History
  3. James G. Chappel, History, Philosophy
  4. Christina C. Davidson, As a Duke History Ph.D. candidate, I specialize in Caribbean History and African Diaspora Studies. I am particularly interested in the history of Protestantism in the Spanish Caribbean, and the intersection of religious, racial, and national ideologies. My research focuses on Afro-diasporic connections and Protestant religious networks in the Dominican Republic.
  5. Sarah J. Deutsch, History of the U.S. West, 1898-1942
  6. Katharine DuBois, Saints, sanctity, pilgrimage, penance, Christian religious belief and ritual, gender, charity. Geographical interests: Rome, western Mediterranean.
  7. Laurent Dubois, Anthropology, History and Literature of the French Caribbean and the Atlantic World
  8. Laura F. Edwards, History
  9. Ashley L. Elrod, Early Modern Germany
  10. Janet J. Ewald, My specialty in the history of Africa has led me, ...
  11. John Freeman, cultural anthropology, ethnohistory, indology, religion
  12. John D. French, African diaspora, Brazil, History, labor, Labor, Lula, Political science, PT, transnationalism, WTO
  13. Barry Gaspar, Atlantic World
  14. Thavolia Glymph, U.S. History, Slavery, Emancipation and Civil War, Southern Women
  15. Malachi H. Hacohen, Cosmopolitanism
  16. Margaret E. Humphreys, African American soldiers, African Americans, Aged, American Civil War, Body Mass Index, Diabetes Mellitus, Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2, Diabetic Diet, European Continental Ancestry Group, History, 19th Century, History, 20th Century, Hookworm Infections, Insulin, Malaria, Male, Military Medicine, Occupations, Pellagra, Residence Characteristics, Southeastern United States, United States, Veterans Disability Claims, Yellow Fever
  17. Reeve Huston, My research focuses on the emergence of two-party democracy in ...
  18. Anna Krylova, Cultural History, Gender History and Theory, Historical Theory and Method, Intellectual history, Modern Russian History, Socialism--History--20th century
  19. Bruce R. Kuniholm, Middle East Policy, International Security Studies, and U.S. Foreign Policy
  20. Adriane D. Lentz-Smith, United States History, African American History, African Americans and the World
  21. Nancy MacLean, Nancy MacLean’s scholarship focuses on the role of social movements ...
  22. Jehangir Y Malegam, Central and High Middle Ages, Peacemaking, Representations of Conflict and Community
  23. John J. Martin, Confession, History, History, Early Modern 1451-1600, Italy, Prayer, Renaissance, Repentance, Self, Sexuality, Sincerity, Torture, venice (italy)--history--1508-1797, Venice (italy)--history--1508-1797
  24. Sucheta Mazumdar, China and capitalism, consumption and commodity production, transnational circulations of ideas about race, ethnicity and gender.
  25. Martin A. Miller, Political Violence
  26. Kristen Neuschel, Dr. Neuschel concentrates on late medieval and early modern France ...
  27. Jocelyn Olcott, Mexico, gender, feminism, labor, United Nations, transnational history
  28. Simon Partner, Late 19th and 20th-century Japanese history Focusing on: growth of ...
  29. Gunther W. Peck, Antislavery movements, Environmental policy--United States--History, Human trafficking, Human trafficking--Law and legislation, Labor, Immigration, Environmental, Race identity, Slavery
  30. Sumathi Ramaswamy, history of cartography, South Asian visual culture, cultural history of India, philanthropy in India
  31. William M. Reddy, Cognitive Science, culture, Culture, emotions, Emotions, Evolution, Molecular, family, Fear, History, 20th Century, History, 21st Century, love, Love, Marriage, Neurosciences, Reason, Research, Self, Sentimentalism, Stress, Psychological
  32. Thomas Robisheaux, History, 17th Century
  33. Peter Sigal, Anthropology, Cross-Cultural Comparison, Gender, Historiography, History, 16th Century, History, 17th Century, History, 18th Century, History, 19th Century, History, 20th Century, Internationality, Language, Latin America, Men's Health, queer theory, Queer Theory, Religion, Sexual Behavior, Sexuality, Social Change, Women's Health
  34. Philip J. Stern, My work focuses on the history of Britain and the ...
  35. Susan Thorne, Imperial Britain 1750-1950, religion and empire, race and class, literature and history, poverty and poor relief, urban crime

Secondary Appointments

  1. Jeffrey P. Baker, Authoritarianism, Autistic Disorder, Bacterial Vaccines, Behavior Therapy, Benchmarking, Bioethics, Brain, Child, Communicable Disease Control, Communicable Diseases, Diphtheria Toxoid, Disease Outbreaks, Drug Industry, France, Government Regulation, Great Britain, History, 19th Century, History, 20th Century, History, 21st Century, Humans, Immunization Programs, Incubators, Incubators, Infant, Infant, Infant, Newborn, Infant, Premature, Internationality, Love, Measles Vaccine, Medical Errors, Medical Laboratory Science, Mercury Poisoning, Neonatology, Parental Consent, Pediatrics, Pertussis Vaccine, Physicians, Women, Poliovirus Vaccine, Inactivated, Preservatives, Pharmaceutical, Psychiatry, Psychology, Applied, Public Health, Research Subjects, Risk Assessment, Risk Management, Twentieth century, United States, Vaccination, Vaccines, Viral Vaccines, Whooping Cough, Women
  2. Mary T. Boatwright, Roman history, especially the social and political history of the empire; topography of Rome; Rome's northern frontiers; Roman women; Latin historiography
  3. Mona Hassan, Mona Hassan is Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies and History, ...
  4. Hans J. Hillerbrand, History, Reformation, 16th Century
  5. Robert Korstad, History, Human Rights, Oral history, Public Policy
  6. Henry Petroski, Algebra, Bending, Elasticity, Finite Element Analysis, Mathematical analysis, Teaching, Tensile Strength, Thermal Conductivity, Thermoelasticity
  7. Irene Silverblatt, Politics of culture, state making, colonization, ethnohistory, gender, South America
  8. Joshua D. Sosin, economic history--to 500, Economic History--to 500, inscriptions, Inscriptions, Law, manuscripts, greek (papyri), Manuscripts, Greek (papyri), numismatics, ancient, Numismatics, Ancient, Religion
  9. Orin Starn, Anthropology
  10. Mustafa O. Tuna, Turkic and Muslim peoples of Central Eurasia

Visiting Faculty

  1. Ylana Miller, Memory and History: The Eichmann, Trial, Hannah Arendt, and the ...
  2. Karin Shapiro, Convict labor--United States, History, 19th Century, History, 20th Century, South Africa

Adjunct Faculty

  1. Deborah Jakubs, The social history of modern Latin America/Immigration/Social history of ...


  1. William H. Chafe, 20th Century, Women, Race, Social, and Oral History
  2. Peter C. English, Bacterial Vaccines, History, 18th Century, History, 19th Century, History, 20th Century, Humans, Pneumonia, Pneumococcal, Rheumatic Fever, Rheumatic Heart Disease, United States
  3. Cynthia B. Herrup, I am interested in the relationship between law (particularly criminal ...
  4. Claudia Koonz, Contemporary Islamophobia, Nazi racial politics, genocide
  5. Seymour Mauskopf, Chemistry, Great Britain, History, 18th Century, History, 19th Century, Ireland, Philosophy
  6. Sydney Nathans, Dr. Nathans concentrates on the U.S. social and political history ...
  7. Alex Roland, I study military history and the history of technology. My ...
  8. Joseph Shatzmiller, Dr. Shatzmiller is the author of Shylock Reconsidered: Jews, Moneylending ...
  9. John H. Thompson, 20th Century, Rural History, U.S. Plains / Canadian Prairies
  10. Peter H. Wood, I have always been interested in early American history and ...

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