Alumni with History Ph.D.s

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Carl Abbott

Position: Professor, Toulan School of Urban Studies & Planning, Portland State University
Specialties: planning and politics, western U.S. cities, globalization in U.S. cities
Ph.D.: Chicago
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Emily Abel

Position: Professor, Department of Health Services, University of California Los Angeles
Specialties: medicine and history of public health
Ph.D.: University of London
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Walter L. Adamson

Position: Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Intellectual History, Department of History, Emory University
Specialties: European intellectual
Ph.D.: Brandeis
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Michael C. Alexander

Position: Professor Emeritus, Department of History, University of Illinois Chicago
Specialties: Roman politics
Ph.D.: Toronto
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Margaret Lavinia Anderson

Position: Professor, Department of History, University of California Berkeley
Specialties: late modern Europe, Germany, religious and political
Ph.D.: Brown
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Daniel Berenberg

Position: Assistant Professor, Department of History, DePauw University
Specialties: medieval and early modern Europe, Latin America
Ph.D.: California, San Diego
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Roberta Berry

Position: Associate Professor, School of Public Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology and Director, Law, Science, and Technology Program
Specialties: legal, ethical, and policy implications of life sciences research and biotechnologies
Ph.D.: Notre Dame
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Elizabeth A. R. Brown

Position: Professor Emerita, Department of History, Brooklyn College CUNY
Specialties: medieval and early modern French history; medieval intellectual history; historiography
Ph.D.:Radcliffe and Harvard
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Philippe Buc

Position: Professor für europäische Geschichte, Universität Wien
Specialties: medieval
Ph.D.: Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales
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Bryan Callahan

Position: Senior Communications Officer, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Specialties: Africa, health
Ph.D.: Johns Hopkins
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Lois Green Carr

Position: Adjunct Professor of History, University of Maryland, College Park Senior Adjunct Scholar, Maryland State Archives
Specialties: colonial Maryland and Chesapeake Bay
Ph.D.: Harvard
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John W. Chaffee

Position: Distinguished Service Professor of History, Department of History, SUNY Binghamton
Director of the Asian and Asian American Studies Program
Director of the Institute for Asian and Asian American Studies
Specialties: East Asia, China
Ph.D.: Chicago
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David M. Chalmers

Position: Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus, Department of History, University of Florida
Specialties: U.S. intellectual, social movements
Ph.D.: Rochester

Catherine E. Clark

Position: Assistant Professor of French Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Specialties: modern Europe, modern France, urban history, visual culture
Ph.D.: Southern California
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Edward Cohn

Position: Assistant Professor, Department of History, Grinnell College
Specialties: Soviet, modern Europe
Ph.D.: Chicago
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Ann M. Crabb

Position: Adjunct Professor, Department of History, James Madison University
Specialties: Renaissance, world
Ph.D.: Washington, St. Louis
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Pamela Kyle Crossley

Position: Robert 1932 and Barbara Black Professor of History, Department of History, Dartmouth College
Specialties: China, central Asia, East Asian intellectual
Ph.D.: Yale
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Robert J. Culp

Position: Associate Professor and Chair, Department of History, Bard College
Specialties: China, modern Japan, Asian studies
Ph.D.: Cornell
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Christian S. Davis

Position: Assistant Professor, Department of History, James Madison University
Specialties: modern Europe
Ph.D.: Rutgers

Linda Grant De Pauw

Position: Professor Emerita, Department of History, George Washington University
Specialties: early America, American women
Ph.D.: Johns Hopkins
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Carolyn Dewald

Position: Professor, Department of History, Bard College
Specialties: classics, Greek historiography
Ph.D.: California, Berkeley
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Jonathan S. Dewald

Position: UB Distinguished Professor, Department of History, SUNY Buffalo
Specialties: France, early modern Europe
Ph.D.: California, Berkeley
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Stephen M. Diamond

Position: Professor, School of Law, University of Miami
Specialties: American and European alcoholic beverage and food law, state and local government law, American legal history, and torts
Ph.D.: Harvard
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Elsa Dixler

Position: Staff Editor, New York Times Book Review
Specialties: US cultural history, women, communism
Ph.D.: Yale
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Mark E. Duckenfield

Position: Associate Professor of International Political Economy, Air War College
Specialties: economic history
Ph.D.: Harvard
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Anne O. Dzamba

Position: Professor Emerita, Department of History, West Chester University Professor Emerita, Women's Studies
Ph.D.: Delaware

Evelyn Edson

Position: Professor, Department of History, Piedmont Virginia Community College
Specialties: medieval cartography
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Marc Egnal

Position: Professor, Department of History, York University
Specialties: colonial America
Ph.D.: Wisconsin, Madison
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David Engerman

Position: Associate Professor, Department of History, Brandeis University
Specialties: U.S. foreign policy, intellectual
Ph.D.: California, Berkeley
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Steven A. Epstein

Position: Ahmanson-Murphy Distinguished Professor, Department of History, University of Kansas
Specialties: medieval
Ph.D.: Harvard
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Ellen L. Evans

Position: Professor Emerita, Department of History, Georgia State University
Specialties: 19th- and 20th-century Europe, modern Germany, European intellectual
Ph.D.: Columbia
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Peter Filene

Position: Professor Emeritus, Department of History, Unversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Specialties: modern American social
Ph.D.: Harvard

Robert L. Fleegler

Position: Instructional Assistant Professor, Department of History, Unversity of Mississippi Southaven/Tupelo
Specialties: U.S. since 1877
Ph.D.: Brown
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Marc R. Forster

Position: Professor, Department of History, Connecticut College
Specialties: early modern Europe, Reformation, Germany
Ph.D.: Harvard
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Robert Forster

Position: Emeritus Professor, Department of History, Johns Hopkins University
Specialties: social history of France in the the 18th and 19th century
Ph.D.: Johns Hopkins

Richard H. Frost

Position: Professor Emeritus, Department of History, Colgate University
Specialties: U.S. labor, Native American
Ph.D.: California, Berkeley
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Paul M. Gaston

Position: Professor Emeritus, Corcoran Department of History, University of Virginia
Specialties: U.S. South
Ph.D.: North Carolina, Chapel Hill
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Carol Gayle

Position: Associate Professor and Chair, Department of History, Lake Forest College
Associate Director, Graduate Program in Liberal Studies
Specialties: modern Europe, Russia
Ph.D.: Columbia
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Robert Geraci

Position: Associate Professor, Corcoran Department of History, University of Virginia
Specialties: Russia
Ph.D.: California, Berkeley
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Linda Gordon

Position: Professor, Department of History, New York University
Specialties: 20th-century U.S. social/political/social policy, women and gender, family
Ph.D.: Yale
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David Griffiths

Position: Professor Emeritus, Department of History, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Specialties: 18th-century Russia, modern Europe
Ph.D.: Cornell
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Kevin R. Hardwick

Position: Associate Professor, Department of History, James Madison University
Specialties: Virginia, colonial America, U.S.
Ph.D.: Maryland, College Park
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Brice Harris, Jr.

Position: Professor Emeritus, Department of History, Occidental College
Specialties: Africa, Middle East
Ph.D.: Harvard

Benjamin T. Harrison

Position: Professor, Department of History, University of Louisville
Specialties: American diplomatic, 20th-century U.S.
Ph.D.: California, Los Angeles
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Mary S. Hartman

Position: Professor Emerita, Department of History, Rutgers University Director, Institution for Women's Leadership
Specialties: 19th-century France, women
Ph.D.: Columbia
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Daniel R. Headrick

Position: Professor Emeritus, Department of History, Roosevelt University
Specialties: world, imperialism, technology
Ph.D.: Princeton
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Isadora Helfgott

Position: Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Wyoming
Specialties: 20th-century American cultural and social, women, American art and popular culture
Ph.D.: Harvard
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James A. Henretta

Position: Burke Professor Emeritus, Department of History, University of Maryland
Specialties: early America, legal, political
Ph.D.: Harvard
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Jean Herskovits

Position: Research Professor Emerita, Department of History, SUNY Purchase
Specialties: African
Ph.D.: Oxford

Diana Davids Hinton

Position: Professor, Department of History, University of Texas of the Permian Basin
Specialties:
modern Britain, U.S. women, Texas
Ph.D.:
Yale
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Christine Holden

Position: Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Southern Maine
Specialties: Russia, European women
Ph.D.: Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
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Ronnie Hsia

Position: Edwin Earle Sparks Professor of History, Department of History, Penn State University
Specialties: early modern Europe and global interaction, Reformation
Ph.D.: Yale
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Erik Huneke

Position: David H. Burton Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of History, Saint Joseph's University
Specialties: modern Germany, gender and sexuality
Ph.D.: Michigan

Judith M. Hughes

Position: Professor, Department of History, University of California at San Diego
Specialties: modern European diplomatic and political, Britain, psychoanalysis
Ph.D.: Harvard
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Kent James

Position: Lecturer, Department of History, Waynesburg University
Specialties: U.S.
Ph.D.: Carnegie Mellon

Pieter M. Judson

Position: Professor, Department of History, Swarthmore College
Specialties: modern central and eastern Europe, nationalism, sexuality
Ph.D.: Columbia
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Brendan J. Karch

Position: College Fellow and Lecturer, Department of History, Harvard University
Specialties: nationalism, modern Europe
Ph.D.: Harvard
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Robert L. Keighton

Position: Professor, Department of Politics and History, Curry College
Specialties: U.S.
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Seth Koven

Position: Associate Professor, Department of History, Rutgers University Vice Chair for Graduate Education
Specialties: Britain, European social and cultural, women
Ph.D.: Harvard
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Joshua Landis

Position: Associate Professor of Middle Eastern Studies, University of Oklahoma
Director, Center for Middle East Studies
Specialties: Middle East
Ph.D.: Princeton
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Thomas W. Laqueur

Position: Helen Fawcett Professor, Department of History, University of California Berkeley
Specialties: Great Britain since 1509, social
Ph.D.: Princeton
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Richard B. Latner

Position: Professor, Department of History, Tulane University
Specialties: Jacksonian America, sectionalism and Civil War, information technology
Ph.D.: Wisconsin, Madison
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Lynn H. Lees

Position: Professor, Department of History, University of Pennsylvania
Co-director of the Joseph H. Lauder Institute of Management and International Studies
Specialties: Britain
Ph.D.: Harvard
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Ariane Liazos

Position: Lecturer, Princeton University
Specialties: civic engagement
Ph.D.: Harvard

Peter Linebaugh

Position: Professor, Department of History, University of Toledo
Specialties: British social
Ph.D.: Warwick, UK
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Irina Livezeanu

Position: Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Pittsburgh
Specialties: eastern European political, 20th century
Ph.D.: Michigan
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Daniel Loss

Position: Lecturer, History & Literature, Harvard University
Specialties: modern Britain and its empire, modern Europe, history of religion
Ph.D.: Brown
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Will Mackintosh

Position: Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Mary Washington
Specialties: U.S. history; cultural, intellectual, and gender history of early America
Ph.D.: Michigan

Allison Marsh

Position: Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of South Carolina
Specialties: public, material culture
Ph.D.: Johns Hopkins
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Charles F. McGovern

Position: Associate Professor, Lyon Gardiner Tyler Department of History, College of William and Mary
Associate Professor, American Studies
Specialties: American cultural, popular culture, consumer culture
Ph.D.: Harvard
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Robert McGreevey

Position: Assistant Professor, Department of History, The College of New Jersey
Specialties: Modern U.S., U.S. and the world
Ph.D.: Brandeis
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Terence V. McIntosh

Position: Associate Professor, Department of History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Specialties: 17th- and 18th-century Germany, Reformation Germany,
historical demography
Ph.D.: Yale
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John R. McNeill

Position: Professor, Department of History, Georgetown University University Professor, Mortara Center for International Studies
Specialties: environmental, Mediterranean, Atlantic
Ph.D.: Duke
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Edward D. Melillo

Position: Assistant Professor, Department of History, Amherst College Assistant Professor, Environmental Studies
Specialties: global environmental history, Pacific world
Ph.D.: Yale
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Barbara Metcalf

Position: Professor Emerita, Department of History, University of Michigan; Professor Emerita, Department of History, University of California Davis; President, American Historical Association
Specialties: colonial and modern South Asia, Islam
Ph.D.: California, Berkeley
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Edward Miller

Position: Assistant Professor, Department of History, Dartmouth College
Specialties: U.S. foreign relations
Ph.D.: Harvard
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Pablo Mitchell

Position: Associate Professor, Department of History, Oberlin College
Specialties: Latino/a, U.S., gender
Ph.D.: Michigan
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Eben Moglen

Position: Professor of Law, Columbia University Law School
Specialties: American and English legal history
Ph.D.: Yale
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David Montgomery

Position: Professor Emeritus, Department of History, Yale University
Specialties: U.S. comparative labor
Ph.D.: Minnesota

Diane Batts Morrow

Position: Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Georgia
Associate Professor of African American Studies
Specialties: 19th-century African American, U.S. multicultural
Ph.D.: Georgia
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John H. Morrow, Jr.

Position: Franklin Professor, Department of History, University of Georgia
Specialties: modern Europe, war and society, modern Germany
Ph.D.: Pennsylvania
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Caitlin Murdock

Position: Associate Professor, Department of History, California State University at Long Beach
Specialties: central and eastern Europe, borderlands
Ph.D.: Stanford
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Sherry Olson

Position: Professor, Department of Geography, McGill University
Specialties: historical geography
Ph.D.: Johns Hopkins
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Monica Eileen Patterson

Position: Assistant Professor, Institute of Interdisciplinary Studies, Carleton University
Specialties: history, anthropology, museum studies, memory, violence, childhood, South Africa
Ph.D.: Michigan
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Wayne Patterson

Position: Professor, Department of History, St. Norbert College
Specialties: modern East Asia, Asian-American relations, modern Korea
Ph.D.: Pennsylvania
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Anne Paulet

Position: Associate Professor, Department of History, Humboldt State University
Specialties: U.S. foreign relations, 19th-/early 20th-century U.S.
Ph.D.: Rutgers
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Maya K. Peterson

Position: Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of California, Santa Cruz
Specialties: modern Russian history, modern European history,
Central Asia, and environmental history
Ph.D.: Harvard
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Geoffrey Plank

Position: Professor of American Studies, University of East Anglia
Specialties: colonial America, Native American
Ph.D.: Princeton
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Burdette C. Poland

Position: Professor Emeritus, Department of History, Pomona College
Specialties: modern Europe, Russia, France
Ph.D.: Princeton

Daniel A. Pope

Position: Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Oregon
Specialties: American economic, 20th-century America
Ph.D.: Columbia
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Toivo Raun

Position: Professor of Central Eurasian Studies, Indiana University at Bloomington
Specialties: Baltic and Scandinavia, non-Russian nationalities, modern Russia and Soviet Union
Ph.D.: Princeton
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Sean Redding

Position: Professor, Department of History, Amherst College
Specialties: South Africa, Africa
Ph.D.: Yale
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Emily A. Remus

Position: Visiting Scholar, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Specialties: U.S. social and cultural history; urban history; gender history; the history of capitalism
Ph.D.: Chicago
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Jessica Roney

Position: Assistant Professor, Department of History, Ohio University
Specialties: early America, colonial
Ph.D.: Johns Hopkins
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Elizabeth Rose

Position: Project Director of American Voices, Department of History, Central Connecticut State University
Specialties: U.S. Women's history, history of childhood
Ph.D.: Rutgers
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Eli Rubin

Position: Assistant Professor, Department of History, Western Michigan University
Specialties: Germany, 20th-century eastern Europe
Ph.D.: Wisconsin, Madison
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William D. Rubinstein

Position: Professor, Department of History, University of Wales-Aberystwyth
Specialties: modern British history, modern Jewish history
Ph.D.: Johns Hopkins

Frederick H. Russell

Position: Associate Professor, Federated Department of History, Rutgers University at Newark / New Jersey Institute of Technology
Specialties: medieval
Ph.D.: Johns Hopkins
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Howard M. Sachar

Position: Professor Emeritus, Department of History, George Washington University
Specialties: 20th-century Europe/Middle East, modern Jewish
Ph.D.: Harvard
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Helen M. Schneider

Position: Assistant Professor, Department of History, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Specialties: modern China
Ph.D.: Washington
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Michael Seidman

Position: Professor, Department of History, University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Specialties: modern France, modern Spain
Ph.D.: Amsterdam
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Jonathan Seitz

Position: Instructor, Department of History, Drexel University
Specialties: religion/science/medicine/witchcraft, early Europe and Italy
Ph.D.: Wisconsin
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Nayan Shah

Position: Associate Professor, Department of History, University of California at San Diego
Specialties: Asian American, U.S. cultural/political, race and sexual politics
Ph.D.: Chicago
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Barbara Sicherman

Position: Professor Emerita, Department of History, Trinity College

Paul Sidelko

Position: Assistant Professor, Department of History, Metropolitan State College of Denver
Specialties: middle east, medieval, world
Ph.D.: Toronto
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Amy Singer

Position: Faculty of the Humanities, Middle Eastern and African History, Tel Aviv University
Specialties: Middle Eastern and African history
Ph.D.: Princeton
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Shanti M. Singham

Position: Professor, Department of History, Williams College; Chair of Africana Studies
Professor of Africana Studies and History
Specialties: French Revolution, modern Europe, colonialism and imperialism
Ph.D.: Princeton
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J. Harvey Smith

Position: Associate Professor, Department of History, Northern Illinois University
Specialties: modern France, European social/economic
Ph.D.: Wisconsin, Madison
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Sean D. Smith

Ph.D.: Vanderbilt
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Matthew Sommer

Position: Associate Professor, Department of History, Stanford University
Specialties: late imperial and modern China
Ph.D.: UCLA
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Darwin H. Stapleton

Position: Professor, Department of History, University of Massachusetts Boston
Specialties: archival studies, technology, medicine and public health 
Ph.D.: Delaware
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Timothy Stewart-Winter

Position: Assistant Professor, Department of History, Rutgers University, Newark
Specialties: U.S. politics and political culture, social movements, urban geography, and the intersections of sexuality, race, and gender
Ph.D.: Chicago
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Richard J. Storr

Position: Professor Emeritus, Department of History, York University

Raymond Sun

Position: Associate Professor, Department of History, Washington State University
Specialties: modern Europe, modern Germany
Ph.D.: Johns Hopkins
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Ronald G. Suny

Position: Professor Emeritus, Department of History, University of Michigan
Charles Tilly Collegiate Professor of Social and Political History
Political Science
Director, Eisenberg Institute of Historical Studies
Specialties: Russia, Soviet nationalities
Ph.D.: Columbia
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L. Carol Summers

Position: Professor, Department of History, University of Richmond Professor of History and International Studies
International Studies Concentration Advisor, World Politics and Diplomacy
Specialties: Africa
Ph.D.: Johns Hopkins
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Abigail Swingen

Position: Assistant Professor, Department of History, Texas Tech University
Specialties: Early modern Britain, British transatlantic empire, political economy, early modern Europe, colonial Caribbean and North America
Ph.D.: Chicago
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Janet Theiss

Position: Associate Professor, Department of History, The University of Utah Director, Asia Center
Specialties: China
Ph.D.: California, Berkeley
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Madia Thomson

Specialties: slavery, Morocco
Ph.D.: Boston
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Elizabeth H. Tobin

Position: Professor, Department of History and Political Science, Illinois College
Dean of the College
Specialties: 20th-century Germany, social/political, women
Ph.D.: Princeton
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Cecilia Tsu

Position: Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of California at Davis
Specialties: Asian American, California and West, agricultural
Ph.D.: Stanford
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Lisa Ubelaker Andrade

Specialties: Latin America, international
Ph.D.: Yale

Richard Wetzell

Position: Research Fellow, German Historical Institute
Specialties: 19th- and 20th-century Germany, modern German legal/intellectual/cultural, science
Ph.D.: Stanford
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Mara Willard

Specialties: Religion, ethics, and politics
Ph.D.: Harvard (Religion)
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Gavin Wright

Position: William Robertson Coe Professor of American Economic History, Department of Economics, Stanford University
Specialties: American economic history; the U.S. South; technology; natural resources and economic development; economics of the Civil Rights Revolution
Ph.D.: Yale
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Winthrop R. Wright

Position: Professor Emeritus, Department of History, University of Maryland, College Park
Specialties: modern Latin America
Ph.D.: Penn

William Wooldridge

Position: Assistant Professor, Department of History, Lehman College, City University of New York
Specialties: China, East Asia
Ph.D.: Princeton
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Al Wrobel

Position: Instructor, History and Political Science, Coastline Community College
Specialties: American
Ph.D.: USC
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Anand Yang

Position: Professor, Department of International Studies, The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington Director, The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington
Specialties: South Asia; International Studies
Ph.D.: Virginia
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Lynda Yankaskas

Position: Collateral Assistant Professor, Department of History, Virginia Commonwealth University
Specialties: American
Ph.D.: Brandeis
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Tara Zahra

Position: Professor, Department of History, The University of Chicago
Assistant Professor of East European History
Specialties: modern central and eastern Europe
Ph.D.: Michigan
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Joshua Zeitz

Position: Lecturer, Department of History, Pembroke College, University of Cambridge
Specialties: modern American
Ph.D.: Brown
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Judith Zimmerman

Position: Professor Emerita, Department of History, University of Pittsburgh
Ph.D.: Columbia