History Faculty

History Faculty

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Nancy P. Appelbaum

Professor; Director of LACAS

History; Latin American and Caribbean Area Studies Program

Research Interests

  • Modern Latin American history
  • Colombian history
  • History of race and gender
  • Latin American immigration
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Elizabeth I. Casteen

Acting Director of the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (CEMERS); Associate Professor of History

Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies; History

Research Interests

  • Medieval and Early Modern European history
  • History of gender and sexuality
  • History of religion and spirituality
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John William Chaffee

Distinguished Service Professor; Director, Institute for Asia and Asian Diaspora; Distinguished Service Professor; Director of Graduate Studies; Director

Department of Asian and Asian American Studies; History; Institute for Asia and Asian Diasporas

Research Interests

  • East Asia
  • Chinese social history
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Jonathan Karp

Associate Professor; Associate Professor/ Undergraduate Director of Judaic Studies

History; Judaic Studies

Research Interests

  • Jewish Economic and Cultural History
  • Christian-Jewish Relations
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Kent F. Schull

Associate Professor; History Chair

History

Research Interests

  • History of the Ottoman Empire
  • Modern Middle East History
  • Palestine-Israel
  • Turkey
  • Criminal Justice in the Middle East
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Wendy L. Wall

Associate Professor; Associate Director

History; The Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (IASH)

Research Interests

  • Twentieth-century U.S.
  • Cultural and political history
  • The American West
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Affiliated Faculty

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John Cheng

Associate Professor

Department of Asian and Asian American Studies

Research Interests

  • comparative transnational and intersectional studies of race; gender; and nation
  • popular culture; media; and technology
  • the history of earth; life; and human sciences and of computing
  • historiography and critical theory
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Shay Rabineau

Assistant Professor of Israel Studies/ Associate Director of the Center for Israel Studies

Judaic Studies

Research Interests

  • Israel/Palestine, Middle East Walking and Pilgrimage Routes
  • Israeli Environmental History
  • Historical Geography of the Middle East
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Benita Roth

Professor; Vice President for Academics, Binghamton Chapter, United University Professions (UUP); Director, Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies (WGSS)

Sociology; United University Professions (UUP); Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies

Research Interests

  • Feminist Intersectional Studies
  • Social Protest in the Postwar United States
  • The Politics of Health Activism

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