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Ordinary Faculty

Edward E. Andrews

Associate Professor of History

Department Chair

Early American Colonial and Atlantic World; race, religion, and slavery

Patrick H. Breen

Associate Professor of History

American Ante-Bellum; Slavery; Nat Turner

Matthew Dowling

Assistant Professor of History

French Colonialism; French colonial Polynesia

Vefa Erginbas

Associate Professor of History

Early Modern Ottoman Empire; Modern Turkey; Middle East

Robin Greene

Associate Professor of History

Hellenistic poetry; ancient and natural history and popular science; Greek historiography; early Christian narrative

Thomas Grzebien

Assistant Professor of History

Medieval Europe

Karen Holland

Assistant Professor of History

Early Modern Europe (England and France); Women and Gender in Ireland; Material Culture

Jennifer Illuzzi

Associate Professor of History

Modern Europe; Romani populations; Modern Germany; Modern Italy

Colin Jaundrill

Associate Professor of History

Modern Japan; East Asian history

Jeff Johnson

Professor of History

Director of the Graduate History Program

Gilded Age and Progressive Era; American West; Labor

John Lawless

Assistant Professor of History

Ancient Greece

Margaret Manchester

Associate Professor of History

US Diplomatic History; Modern Middle East, Cold War; Puritan Women

Sharon Ann Murphy

Professor of History

19th century Social, Economic, and Business history; Financial history; history of capitalism

Paul O’Malley

Assistant Professor of History

Modern Ireland; 19th century Europe

David Orique, O.P. Ph.D.

Associate Professor of History

Age of Exploration; Spanish and Portuguese contact, conquest, and colonization of America

R. Alexander D. Orquiza

Assistant Professor of History

20thcentury US cultural history; Immigration history; Food history; Asian American Studies; Modern Philippines

Constance M. Rousseau

Professor of History

Medieval Europe; Italian Renaissance history; 11th-13thcenturies; Medieval Canon Law; Western Civilization; Women, Family, and Gender history

Raymond Sickinger

Professor of History

Modern Germany; Era of Napoleon; Service Learning; Faith and Service

Steven Carl Smith

Associate Professor of History

Assistant Department Chair

The American Revolution; the Early American Republic; history of the book in the US; history of media and communications; the history of New York; Urban history

John Vidmar, O.P.

Associate Professor of History

Monasticism; The Popes; The Inquisition; The Reformation; 19th century Catholicism; American Dominican History

Adrian Chastain Weimer

Associate Professor of History

Colonial America; early modern religion and politics; intellectual history; constitutional history; toleration