Department Acting Chair
Professors of History
Ballard C. Campbell
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin; American and Comparative history, government, politics and public policy.
William M. Fowler, Jr.
Ph.D. University of Notre Dame; American colonial, maritime, and Revolutionary history.
Laura L. Frader
Ph.D. University of Rochester; European, French, womens’, gender, and labor history. (Associate Dean of Faculty)
Ph.D. Rutgers University; American cultural history, public history, material culture, literary history, western U.S. history, history of sport. (Director of Public History Programs)
Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley. Japanese Cultural History.
Uta G. Poiger
Ph.D. Brown University; Modern Germany, Gender and Sexuality, The Holocaust and Comparative Genocide, Race and Ethnicity, Americanization, History of Consumption, Comparative History
Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley; Russian/Soviet and East European cultural history, history of music (Joint appointment in Modern Languages).
Associate Professors of History
Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley; Modern Germany and Europe; radical politics and popular culture; transnational social movements; 1968.
Ph.D. Yale University; Russian and Ukrainian Studies.
Ph.D. Florida State University; African-American history, US colonial, social, and cultural history (Joint appointment with African-American Studies).
Ph.D. Harvard University; Middle East, Islam, diaspora, Arabic cultural and intellectual history.
Ph.D., Duke University; World History, the History of Imperialism and Colonialism, Modern British History, Race and Gender Studies.
Assistant Professors of History
M.A. Northeastern University; European cultural history, history of science and technology, war in the 20th century, media and history (Joint appointment with Department of Education; Director, Center for Interdisciplinary Studies).
Katherine A. Luongo
Ph.D. University of Michigan; African, South Asian and World History.
Ph.D. University of Iowa; 20th Century U.S. Social and Cultural History, African American History, and Gender Studies.
Louise E. Walker
Ph.D. Yale University; Mexican and Latin American History, History of Capitalism.
Emeritus Professors of History
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin; Urban history, recent U.S. history, and Social History.
D.A. Carnegie-Mellon University; Environmental history, U.S. education history, recent U.S. and World history.
Ph.D. Harvard University; U.S. history, history of media, and U.S. elites.