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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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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Dael Norwood

Research Interests

  • 19th century U.S. politics, culture, capitalism and foreign relations
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Kent F. Schull

Associate Professor; History Chair


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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