Weissman School of Arts and Sciences

A Distinguished Faculty

full time faculty

 

Katherine Pence, Chair
Associate Professor
German & women’s history

 

Ervand Abrahamian
Distinguished Professor
Iranian and Middle Eastern history and politics


Anna Lucille Boozer
Assistant Professor
Roman Mediterranean Archaeology

  • Charlotte Brooks
    Associate Professor
    20th century U.S., Asian American, urban, race, immigration, politics and policy, modern China and the Chinese diaspora
  • Thomas Desch-Obi
    Associate Professor
    African and African Diaspora history

  • Vincent DiGirolamo
    Assistant Professor
    19th, 20th century history, focus on immigration, labor, New York City, childhood

  • Johanna Fernández
    Assistant Professor
    20th century U.S. History, history of social movements, political economy of American cities, African-American history
  • Bert Hansen
    Professor
    History of science and medicine; American history
  • Elizabeth Heath
    Assistant Professor
  • Thomas R. Heinrich
    Associate Professor
    American business and industrial history
  • Brian Murphy
    Assistant Professor
    Early American republic; U.S. economic and political history
  • Martina T. Nguyen
    Assistant Professor
    Modern Southeast Asian history
  • Veena Oldenburg
    Professor
    History of India; Third-World women
  • Tansen Sen
    Associate Professor                                                Asian history; China, Japan,
    India; Buddhism
  • Andrew Sloin
    Assistant Professor
  • Clarence Taylor
    Professor
    Modern African American, religion, civil rights
  • Randolph Trumbach
    Professor
    18th century England; social history; history of sexuality
  • Former Faculty and Faculty Emeriti
  • In addition to a number of valued adjunct faculty members, the department also benefits from continue association with its retired faculty members, designated emeriti.
  • Carol Berkin
    Presidential Professor Emerita
    American Colonial and Revolutionary History; women's history
  • Selma Berrol
    Professor Emerita
    History of Education; Urban History
  • Jane Bond
    Professor Emerita
    20th Century Europe; Modern France
  • Stanley Buder
    Professor Emeritus
    American urban history; history of housing and planning; American business
  • Julie Des Jardins
    Professor
    Modern American history, gender and American women
  • Henry L. Feingold
    Professor Emeritus
    American Jewish History; Holocaust Studies
  • Murray Rubenstein
    Professor Emeritus
    Asian history; Sino-American studies
  • Pamela Sheingorn
    Professor Emerita
    Medieval culture; Medieval history; women's history
  • Alfonso Quiroz , 1956-2013
    Professor
    Latin American history; Caribbean history
  • Cynthia Whittaker
    Professor and Chair Emerita
    Russian and Soviet history; Modern European history
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