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Department of History


Aley, Ginette, Visiting Assistant Professor
(Ph.D., Iowa State University, 2005): Nineteenth-century U.S. History, Women's History, Agricultural/Rural History, the Civil War
Brandom, Eric, Visiting Assistant Professor
(Ph.D., Duke University, 2012): Modern European intellectual history, French history, Atlantic World
Breen, Louise A., Associate Professor
(Ph.D., University of Connecticut, 1993): Colonial American History, Puritanism, American Revolution
Defries, David, Assistant Professor
(Ph.D., Ohio State University, 2004): Medieval History, History of Pre-Modern Christianity, The Christian Cult of the Saints
Frey, Marsha L., Professor
(Ph.D., Ohio State University, 1971): Early Modern Europe, European Diplomacy
Graff, David A., Pickett Professor of Military History
(Ph.D., Princeton University, 1995): Chinese and Japanese History; Military History
Hamscher, Albert N., Kenneth S. Davis Professor
(Ph.D., Emory University, 1973): Institutional, legal, and social history of Early Modern France and the cultural history of U.S. Cemeteries
Krysko, Michael, Associate Professor and Chair
(Ph.D., Stony Brook University, 2001): History of Technology, Mass Media, and U.S. Foreign Relations (esp. American-East Asian Relations)
Lynn-Sherow, Bonnie, Associate Professor
(Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1998): American Agricultural, Environmental, and Native American History, Digital History
Maner, Brent, Associate Professor
(Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2001): Germany since 1750; European Cultural and Intellectual; Modern Middle East
McCrea, Heather, Associate Professor
(Ph.D., Stony Brook University, 2002): Colonial and Modern Mexico; Peasant and Indigenous Studies; History of Public Health, Medicine and Disease, and Environmental History
Mrozek, Donald J., Professor
(Ph.D., Rutgers University, 1972): American Military History, American military aviation, and the History of Sport
Orr, Andrew, Associate Professor
(Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, 2007): Modern France, Military History, Africa
Orr, Suzanne, Assistant Professor
(Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, 2010): Twentieth-Century American History, immigration and gender
Oweidat, Nadia, Assistant Professor
(Ph.D., Oxford University, 2014): Islamic thought, Religious theories
Parillo, Mark P., Professor
(Ph.D., Ohio State University, 1987): Military History, U.S. Military History, Japanese History
Sanders, Charles, Associate Professor
(Ph.D., Kansas State University, 2001): Nineteenth-century U.S. history, specifically political and military history and the Civil War
Sherow, James E., University Distinguished Professor
(Ph.D., University of Colorado, 1987): Environmental, Kansas, and U.S. Western History
Tiemeyer, Phil, Associate Professor
(Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 2007): U.S. Gender History, History of Sexuality, U.S. Social History, and U.S. Foreign Relations

Williams, Lou Falkner, Associate Professor
(Ph.D., University of Florida, 1991): U.S. Constitutional and Legal History, the American South, nineteenth-century U.S., Civil War and Reconstruction

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History Office Staff

Melissa Janulis, MLS
Office Manager
Email: janulis@ksu.edu

Student Worker:
Alice Davidson
Available Monday – Thursday late afternoons

General Inquiries:
Call: 785-532-6730
Email: hoffice@ksu.edu

Advising: Kathy Lillich
Office: 117A Calvin Hall
Phone: 785-532-0642
Email: klillich@ksu.edu