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History : Research Interests

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. Sarah J. Deutsch, History of the U.S. West, 1898-1942
  5. Katharine B. Dubois, Saints, sanctity, pilgrimage, penance, Christian religious belief and ritual, gender, charity. Geographical interests: Rome, western Mediterranean.
  6. Laurent Dubois, Anthropology, History and Literature of the French Caribbean and the Atlantic World
  7. Laura F. Edwards, History
  8. Janet J. Ewald, My specialty in the history of Africa has led me, ...
  9. John Freeman, cultural anthropology, ethnohistory, indology, religion
  10. John D. French, African diaspora, Brazil, History, labor, Labor, Lula, Political science, PT, transnationalism, WTO
  11. Barry Gaspar, Atlantic World
  12. Thavolia Glymph, U.S. History, Slavery, Emancipation and Civil War, Southern Women
  13. Malachi H. Hacohen, Cosmopolitanism
  14. Margaret E. Humphreys, African American soldiers, African Americans, Aged, American Civil War, Body Mass Index, Diabetes Mellitus, Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2, Diabetic Diet, Diet, Diabetic, 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
  15. Reeve Huston, My research focuses on the emergence of two-party democracy in ...
  16. Anna Krylova, Cultural History, Gender History and Theory, Historical Theory and Method, Intellectual history, Modern Russian History, Socialism--History--20th century
  17. Bruce R. Kuniholm, Middle East Policy, International Security Studies, and U.S. Foreign Policy
  18. Adriane D. Lentz-Smith, United States History, African American History, African Americans and the World
  19. Nancy MacLean, Nancy MacLean’s scholarship focuses on the role of social movements ...
  20. Jehangir Malegam, Central and High Middle Ages, Peacemaking, Representations of Conflict and Community
  21. 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
  22. Sucheta Mazumdar, China and capitalism, consumption and commodity production, transnational circulations of ideas about race, ethnicity and gender.
  23. Martin A. Miller, Political Violence
  24. Kristen Neuschel, Dr. Neuschel concentrates on late medieval and early modern France ...
  25. Jocelyn Olcott, Mexico, gender, feminism, labor, United Nations, transnational history
  26. Simon Partner, Late 19th and 20th-century Japanese history Focusing on: growth of ...
  27. Gunther W. Peck, Antislavery movements, Environmental policy--United States--History, Human trafficking, Human trafficking--Law and legislation, Labor, Immigration, Environmental, Race identity, Slavery
  28. Sumathi Ramaswamy, history of cartography, South Asian visual culture, cultural history of India, philanthropy in India
  29. 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
  30. Thomas Robisheaux, History, 17th Century
  31. 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
  32. Philip J. Stern, My work focuses on the history of Britain and the ...
  33. 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, Medicine--United States--History, 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. Frances S. Hasso, social movements, states, gender, sexuality, Arab world, Middle East, Islam
  5. Hans J. Hillerbrand, History, Reformation, 16th Century
  6. Robert Korstad, History, Human Rights, Oral history, Public Policy
  7. Henry Petroski, Algebra, Bending, Elasticity, Finite Element Analysis, Mathematical analysis, Teaching, Tensile Strength, Thermal Conductivity, Thermoelasticity
  8. Gabriel N. Rosenberg, Agriculture, Animals, Environment, Food, Gender, History, Modern, Queer Theory, queer theory, Sexuality
  9. Irene Silverblatt, Politics of culture, state making, colonization, ethnohistory, gender, South America
  10. 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
  11. Orin Starn, Anthropology
  12. 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. Jessica Namakkal, South Asia, France, Empire, Migration, Global and Postcolonial History
  3. Karin Shapiro, Convict labor--United States, History, 19th Century, History, 20th Century, History--21st century, Social history, 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. Andrew Ruoss, Business History, Legal History, History of Corporate Management and Regulation
  9. Joseph Shatzmiller, Dr. Shatzmiller is the author of Shylock Reconsidered: Jews, Moneylending ...
  10. Peter H. Wood, I have always been interested in early American history and ...


  1. Mary J Morrow, Medieval England, Monasticism
  2. 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.
  3. Tom Cinq-Mars, Industries--Soviet Union--History, Petroleum industry and trade
  4. David Romine, My research currently focuses on Communist authors and intellectuals in ...

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