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Faculty & Staff

History Department Faculty & Staff

Diego Armus

Professor

History

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8094
  2. Trotter Hall 220
  3. Office Hours:

    On leave 2023-24

Interests: Latin America, urban, diseases, migrations, social and cultural history

Diego Armus

Farid Azfar

Associate Professor

On Leave - Academic Year

History

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-5765
  2. Office Hours:

    On leave 2023-24

Interests: Early Modern Europe, urban, sexuality

Megan Brown

Associate Professor

History

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 957-6097
  2. Trotter Hall 219
  3. Office Hours:

    On leave 2023-24

Interests: modern Europe, European integration, empire

Professor Megan Brown

Timothy Burke

Professor

Department Chair, History (co-chair)

History

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8115
  2. Trotter Hall 206
  3. Office Hours:

    Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., 2-4 p.m.

Interests: Africa, cultural studies

Professor Timothy J. Burke

BuYun Chen

Associate Professor

History

Asian Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-3978
  2. Trotter Hall 207
  3. Office Hours:

    Tuesdays & Thursdays, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Interests: China, East Asia, women, science and technology

Professor BuYun Chen

Bruce Dorsey

Professor

Department Chair, History (co-chair)

History

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8095
  2. Trotter Hall 214
  3. Office Hours:

    Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
    & by appointment
    Schedule an appointment

Interests: Early America, 19th Century, U.S., gender, social and cultural history

Professor Bruce Dorsey

Ahmad Shokr

Assistant Professor

History

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8136
  2. Trotter Hall 205
  3. Office Hours:

    Tuesdays & Thursdays, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Interests: modern Middle East, Egypt, capitalism, empire and decolonization, nationalism, social movements, environmental history

Professor Shokr.

Vivian Truong

Assistant Professor

History

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8091
  2. Office Hours:

    Tuesdays & Thursdays, 1-2:30 p.m. or by appointment

Professor Vivian Truong

Bob Weinberg

Isaac H. Clothier Professor of History and International Relations

Director, Honors Program

History

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8133
  2. Trotter Hall 218
  3. Office Hours:

    Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2:30-4 p.m., Wednesdays, 1-3 p.m., or by appointment

Interests: Russia, modern Europe, modern Jewish

Professor Bob Weinberg among the Redwoods

Maddie LeSage

Administrative Assistant II, History

History

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8135
  2. Trotter Hall 209

Stephen Bensch

Professor Emeritus

Emeritus History

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8137
  2. Trotter Hall 204

Interests: medieval Europe, Near East

Professor Emeritus Stephen Bensch

Bob DuPlessis

Isaac H. Clothier, Jr. Professor Emeritus of History and International Relation

Emeritus History

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8131
  2. Parrish Hall N374

Interests: Cultural, economic, and social histories of Europe and the Atlantic world, 15th-18th centuries

Professor Emeritus Bob DuPlessis

Lillian M. Li

Sara Lawrence Lightfoot Professor Emerita

Emeritus History

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8134
  2. Parrish Hall N-281

Interests: China, Japan

Lillian Li

Marjorie Murphy

The James Hormel Chair Emerita of Social Justice

Emeritus History

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8091
  2. Trotter Hall 211

Interests: American labor, social, women

Professor Marjorie Murphy

Allison Dorsey

Professor Emerita

Emeritus History

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-7676
  2. Trotter Hall 213

Interests: African American, African American women, U.S., South, food