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Department of History


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., Associate Professor
(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 US Cemeteries

Krysko, Michael, Associate Professor and Chair
(Ph.D., Stony Brook University, 2001): History of Technology, Mass Media, and US Foreign Relations (esp. American-East Asian Relations)

Linder, Robert D., University Distinguished Professor   (Ph.D., University of Iowa, 1963): History of Modern Christianity from the Reformation to the Present; History of Religion and Politics in Europe, Australia and the United States

Lynn-Sherow, Bonnie, Associate Professor
(Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1998): American Agricultural, Environmental, and Native American 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

Morgan, M.J., Assistant Professor
(Ph.D., University of Cincinnati, 2005): French Empire in America; Mississippi Valley History; Environmental History

Mrozek, Donald J., Professor
(Ph.D., Rutgers University, 1972): American Military History with particular interests in the twentieth century, civil-military relations, the interplay between societal development and military institutions, American notions about the nature of war, and aspects of American military aviation; American Cultural History and, as an element of that, the History of Sport with special interest in the emergence of mass popular culture

Mulready-Stone, Kristin, Associate Professor, "Interim Director of the Institute for Military History and Security Studies"
(Ph.D, Yale University, 2009): Modern and Contemporary China, Japan, the History of Imperialism, and World History

Orr, Andrew, Assistant Professor
(Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, 2007): Modern France, Military History, Africa

Orr, Suzanne, Assistant Professor (Ph.D., University of Notre Dame): Twentieth-Century American History, immigration and gender.

Parillo, Mark P., Professor
(Ph.D., Ohio State University, 1987): Military History, US Military History, Japanese History

Sanders, Charles, Associate Professor
(Ph.D., Kansas State University, 2001): Nineteenth-century United States history, specifically political and military history and the Civil War

Sherow, James E., Professor
(Ph.D., University of Colorado, 1987): Environmental, Kansas, and US Western History

Stone, David, Pickett Professor of Military History
(Ph.D., Yale University, 1997): Russia and the Soviet Union, military history, South Asia

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

Zschoche, Sue, Associate Professor
(Ph.D., University of Kansas, 1984): The Progressive Era and twentieth-century America, particularly History of American Women, History of American Medicine, History of American Higher Education, History of Professionalization, History of Social Science