History Department Faculty

Alphabetical Listing

Faculty | Joint Title & Affiliated Faculty | Emeritus Faculty

Faculty

Andrade, Nathanael
Assistant Professor, PhD, 2009, University of Michigan; Roman Near East; Greek and Roman history; Ancient Mediterranean; and Late Antiquity.

Appelbaum, Nancy
Professor, PhD, 1997, University of Wisconsin: Latin America, Colombia, Race, Gender.

Bailey, Anne C.
Associate Professor of History and Africana Studies, PhD, 1998, University of Pennsylvania: African-American, African, African Diaspora.

Baltacioglu-Brammer, Ayse

Assistant Professor, PhD, 2016, Ohio State University: Early Modern Ottoman Empire and the Middle East.

Brown, Howard G.
Professor, PhD, 1990, Oxford University: Early Modern Europe, France, Politicized Violence.

Camiscioli, Elisa
Associate Professor, PhD, 2000, University of Chicago: Modern France, Race and Gender History/Theory, Colonial Culture.

Casteen, Elizabeth
Associate Professor, PhD, 2009, Northwestern University: Medieval and Early Modern Europe.

Chaffee, John
Distinguished Service Professor of History and Asian and Asian American Studies, PhD, 1979, University of Chicago: East Asia, Chinese Social History.

DeHaan, Heather
Associate Professor , PhD, 2005, University of Toronto: Russia and the Soviet Union, East Central Europe, Urban.

Dey, Arnab
Assistant Professor, Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2012, M.Phil., University of Delhi, 2004, Modern South Asia (India), Histories of Environment and Plantation Labor, Literature and History, British Empire

Dunwoody, Sean
Assistant Professor, Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2012, Early Modern Europe, German lands/Holy
Roman Empire, religious history and social theory

Fan, Fa-ti
Associate Professor, PhD, 1999, University of Wisconsin: East Asia, History of Science, Environmental History, Nation and Empire. 

Karp, Jonathan
Associate Professor of History and Judaic Studies, PhD, 2000, Columbia University: Jewish Economic and Cultural History, Christian-Jewish Relations.

Kutcher, Gerald J.
Professor, PhD, 1973, City University of New York (Physics); PhD, 2002, University of Cambridge (History and Philosophy of Science): History of Medicine, 20th-Century American Medical Research, Biomedical Ethics.

Leja, Meg
Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Princeton University, The Late Antique and Early Medieval World, High Middle Ages, History of Medicine and the Body

Mackenney, Richard S.
Professor, PhD, 1982, University of Cambridge: Italian Renaissance, Early Modern Venice, Shakespeare.

Norwood, Dael A.
Assistant Professor, PhD, 2012, Princeton University, 19th-century U. S., Politics, Culture, Capitalism, Foreign Relations

Ortiz, Stephen R.
Associate Professor, PhD, 2004, University of Florida: 20th Century U.S., Political History, War and Society, National Security.

Parkinson, Robert G.
Assistant Professor, PhD, University of Virginia, Early America

Quataert, Jean H.
Professor, PhD, 1974, UCLA: German History, Women's and Gender History, Comparative and Global History, Human Rights.

Schull, Kent F.
Associate Professor, Ph.D., UCLA, 2007, Ottoman History, Modern Middle East History, Crime & Punishment, Islamic Criminal Law, Muslims in North America & Europe.

Skopyk, Brad
Assistant Professor, PhD, 2010, York University, Colonial Latin America, Environmental History

Sommerville, Diane Miller
Associate Professor, PhD, 1995, Rutgers University: Early America, American South, Civil War & Reconstruction, Race, Class, Gender, Family.

Wall, Wendy
Associate Professor, PhD, 1998, Stanford University: 20th Century U.S., Cultural and Political History, the American West.

Wang, Yi
Assistant Professor, PhD, University of Chicago, 2013, Late Imperial China, Borderlands, Migration, Nationalism

Welland, Heather
Assistant Professor, PhD, 2011, University of Chicago: Early Modern Britain, British Empire, Atlantic World.

Wheeler, Leigh Ann
Professor, PhD, 1998, University of Minnesota: U. S. Women, Sexuality, Reform, Law, and the Grassroots of Public Policy

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Visiting Assistant Professors

Ozok- Gundogan, Nilay

Adjuncts

Pearson, Daniel

Joint Title Faculty

Arkush, Allan
Professor (Judaic Studies), PhD, 1988, Brandeis University: Modern Jewish Intellectual History.

Danon, Dina
Assistant Professor (Judaic Studies), B.A. University of Pennsylvania, PhD Stanford University: Sephardi Jewry and modern Jewish history.

Kim, Sonja
Associate Professor (Asian and Asian American Studies), PhD, 2008, University of California, Los Angeles: Korean history, gender and empire in East Asia, history of medicine.

Laats, Adam
Associate Professor (Graduate School of Education), PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison: History of American Education.

Marasigan, Cynthia
Assistant Professor (Asian and Asian American Studies), PhD, 2010, University of Michigan: U.S. Empire; the Philippines and Pacific; Asian American history.

Roth, Benita
Professor (Sociology and Women's Studies), PhD, 1998, University of California, Los Angles: Gender, race/ethnicity and class in postwar social protest.

Tomich, Dale
Professor (Sociology), PhD, 1976, University of Wisconsin: Latin America and the Caribbean, World-Systems, Political Economy, Social Movements.

West, Michael
Professor (Sociology and Africana), PhD, 1990, Harvard University: African diaspora, Africa, Social.

Bartle Faculty

Dublin, Thomas
Distinguished Bartle Professor, PhD, 1975, Columbia University: U.S. Labor and Social History, Women.

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Emeritus Faculty

Africa, Thomas W.  
Professor Emeritus, PhD, 1959, UCLA: Ancient History, Greece and Rome.

Bix, Herbert
Professor (Joint with Sociology), Ph.D., Harvard University, 20th Century Japan, Japan-US Relations, Monarchical Studies

Dubofsky, Melvin
Distinguished Professor Emeritus , PhD, 1960, University of Rochester: U.S. Labor and Social History.

Elbert, Sarah
Professor Emeritus, PhD, 1973, Cornell University: U.S. Cultural and Intellectual History, Women's History, 19th and 20th Centuries.

Kadish, Gerald E.
Distinguished Teaching Professor, PhD, 1964, University of Chicago: Ancient History, Egypt.

Kish Sklar, Kathryn
Distinguished Bartle Professor Ermeritus, PhD, 1969, University of Michigan: U.S. and Comparative Women's History, Public Culture.

Lopez, Adalberto
Associate Professor Emeritus, PhD, 1972, Harvard University: Hispanic America, Spain.

Oggins, Robin S.
Associate Professor Emeritus, PhD, 1967, University of Chicago: Medieval History, England.

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 Listing By Major Field

Early Modern Europe

  • Brown, Howard G. Professor, PhD, 1990, Oxford University: Early Modern Europe, France, Politicized Violence.
  • Casteen, Elizabeth, Associate Professor, PhD, 2009, Northwestern University: Medieval and Early Modern Europe.
  • Dunwoody, Sean, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2012, Early modern Europe
  • Karp, Jonathan Associate Professor of History and Judaic Studies, PhD, 2000, Columbia University: Jewish Economic and Cultural History, Christian-Jewish Relations.
  • Mackenney, Richard S. Professor, PhD, 1982, University of Cambridge: Italian Renaissance, Early Modern Venice, Shakespeare.
  • Welland, Heather, Assistant Professor, PhD, 2011, University of Chicago: Early Modern Britain, British Empire, Atlantic World.

East Asia

  • Chaffee, John, Distinguished Service Professor of History and Asian and Asian American Studies, PhD, 1979, University of Chicago: East Asia, Chinese Social History.
  • Fan, Fa-ti , Associate Professor, PhD, 1999, University of Wisconsin: East Asia, History of Science, Environmental History, Nation and Empire
  • Wang, Yi, Assistant Professor, PhD, University of Chicago, 2013, Late Imperial China, Borderlands, Migration, Nationalism

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Global

  • Bailey, Anne, Associate Professor of History and Africana Studies, PhD, 1998, University of Pennsylvania: African-American, African, African Diaspora.
  • Baltacioglu-Brammer, Ayse, Assistant Professor, PhD, 2016, Ohio State University: Early Modern Ottoman Empire and the Middle East.

  • Chaffee, John, Distinguished Service Professor of History and Asian and Asian American Studies, PhD, 1979, University of Chicago: East Asia, Chinese Social History.
  • DeHaan, Heather, Associate Professor, PhD, 2005, University of Toronto: Russia and the Soviet Union, East Central Europe, Urban.
  • Dey, Arnab, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2012, M.Phil., University of Delhi, 2004, Modern South Asia (India), Histories of Environment and Plantation Labor, Literature and History, British Empire
  • Fan, Fa-ti, Associate Professor, PhD, 1999, University of Wisconsin: East Asia, History of Science, Environmental History, Nation and Empire.
  • Karp, Jonathan, Associate Professor of History and Judaic Studies, PhD, 2000, Columbia University: Jewish Economic and Cultural History, Christian-Jewish Relations.
  • Kutcher, Gerald J., Professor, PhD, 1973, City University of New York (Physics); PhD, 2002, University of Cambridge (History and Philosophy of Science): History of Medicine, 20th Century American Medical Research, Biomedical Ethics.
  • Quataert, Jean, Professor, PhD, 1974, UCLA: German History, Women's and Gender History, Comparative and Global History, Human Rights.
  • Schull, Kent F., Associate Professor, Ph.D., UCLA, 2007, Ottoman History, Modern Middle East History, Crime & Punishment, Islamic Criminal Law, Muslims in North America & Europe.
  • Skopyk, Brad
    Assistant Professor, PhD, 2010, York University, Colonial Latin America, Environmental History

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Imperialism and Colonialism

  • Appelbaum, Nancy, Professor, PhD, 1997, University of Wisconsin: Latin America, Colombia, Race, Gender.
  • Bailey, Anne C. ,Associate Professor, PhD, 1998, University of Pennsylvania: African American history, African Diaspora Studies, African History.
  • Baltacioglu-Brammer, Ayse, Assistant Professor, PhD, 2016, Ohio State University: Early Modern Ottoman Empire and the Middle East.
  • Camiscioli, Elisa, Associate Professor, PhD, 2000, University of Chicago: Modern France, Race and Gender History/Theory, Colonial Culture.
  • Chaffee, John, Distinguished Service Professor of History and Asian and Asian American Studies, PhD, 1979, University of Chicago: East Asia, Chinese Social History.
  • DeHaan, Heather, Associate Professor, PhD, 2005, University of Toronto: Russia and the Soviet Union, East Central Europe, Urban.
  • Dey, Arnab, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2012, M.Phil., University of Delhi, 2004, Modern South Asia (India), Histories of Environment and Plantation Labor, Literature and History, British Empire
  • Fan, Fa-ti, Associate Professor, PhD, 1999, University of Wisconsin: East Asia, History of Science, Environmental History, Nation and Empire. 
  • Quataert, Jean, Professor, PhD, 1974, UCLA: German History, Women's and Gender History, Comparative and Global History, Human Rights.
  • Schull, Kent F., Associate Professor, Ph.D., UCLA, 2007, Ottoman History, Modern Middle East History, Crime & Punishment, Islamic Criminal Law, Muslims in North America & Europe.
  • Skopyk, Brad
    Assistant Professor, PhD, 2010, York University, Colonial Latin America, Environmental History
  • Welland, Heather, Assistant Professor, PhD, 2011, University of Chicago: Early Modern Britain, British Empire, Atlantic World.
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Latin America

  • Appelbaum, Nancy, Professor, PhD, 1997, University of Wisconsin: Latin America, Colombia, Race, Gender.
  • Skopyk, Brad, Assistant Professor, PhD, 2010, York University, Colonial Latin America, Environmental History

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Medieval Europe

  • Casteen, Elizabeth, Associate Professor, PhD, 2009, Northwestern University: Medieval and Early Modern Europe.
  • Leja, Meg, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Princeton University, The Late Antique and Early Medieval World, High Middle Ages, History of Medicine and the Body

Middle East or Ottoman

  • Baltacioglu-Brammer, Ayse, Assistant Professor, PhD, 2016, Ohio State University: Early Modern Ottoman Empire and the Middle East.
  • Schull, Kent F., Associate Professor, Ph.D., UCLA, 2007, Ottoman History, Modern Middle East History, Crime & Punishment, Islamic Criminal Law, Muslims in North America & Europe.

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Modern Europe

  • Camiscioli, Elisa Associate Professor, PhD, 2000, University of Chicago: Modern France, Race and Gender History/Theory, Colonial Culture.
  • DeHaan, Heather Associate Professor, PhD, 2005, University of Toronto: Russia and the Soviet Union, East Central Europe, Urban.
  • Quataert, Jean H. Professor, PhD, 1974, UCLA: German History, Social and Labor History, Nationalism, Comparative and Global History.

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Science, Technology, and Medicine

  • Fan, Fa-ti Associate Professor, PhD, 1999, University of Wisconsin: East Asia, History of Science, Environmental History, Nation and Empire.
  • Kutcher, Gerald J. Professor, PhD, 1973, City University of New York (Physics); PhD, 2002, University of Cambridge (History and Philosophy of Science): History of Medicine, 20th Century American Medical Research, Biomedical Ethics.
  • Leja, Meg, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Princeton University, The Late Antique and Early Medieval World, High Middle Ages, History of Medicine and the Body

United States History

  • Bailey, Anne C., Associate Professor, PhD, 1998, University of Pennsylvania: African American history, African Diaspora Studies, African History.
  • Ortiz, Stephen, Assistant Professor, PhD, 2004, University of Florida: 20th Century U.S., Political History, Military History
  • Norwood, Dael A., Assistant Professor, PhD, 2012, Princeton University, 19th-century U. S., Politics, Culture, Capitalism, Foreign Relations
  • Parkinson, Robert G., Assistant Professor, PhD, University of Virginia, Early America
  • Sommerville, Diane Miller, Associate Professor, PhD, 1995, Rutgers University: Early America, American South, Civil War & Reconstruction, Race, Class, Gender, Family.
  • Wall, Wendy, Associate Professor, PhD, 1998, Stanford University: 20th Century U.S., Cultural and Political History, the American West.
  • Wheeler, Leigh Ann, Professor, PhD, 1998, University of Minnesota: U. S. Women, Sexuality, Reform, Law, and the Grassroots of Public Policy

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History of Women, Gender and Sexuality

  • Appelbaum, Nancy, Professor, PhD, 1997, University of Wisconsin: Latin America, Colombia, Race, Gender.
  • Camiscioli, Elisa, Associate Professor, PhD, 2000, University of Chicago: Modern France, Race and Gender History/Theory, Colonial Culture.
  • Casteen, Elizabeth, Associate Professor, PhD, 2009, Northwestern University: Medieval and Early Modern Europe.
  • Quataert, Jean H., Professor, PhD, 1974, UCLA: German History, Women's and Gender History, Comparative and Global History, Human Rights.
  • Schull, Kent F., Associate Professor, Ph.D., UCLA, 2007, Ottoman History, Modern Middle East History, Crime & Punishment, Islamic Criminal Law, Muslims in North America & Europe.
  • Sommerville, Diane Miller, Associate Professor, PhD, 1995, Rutgers University: Early America, American South, Civil War & Reconstruction, Race, Class, Gender, Family.
  • Wheeler, Leigh Ann, Professor, PhD, 1998, University of Minnesota: U. S. Women, Sexuality, Reform, Law, and the Grassroots of Public Policy
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Last Updated: 12/15/16