Faculty and Staff


Peter Larson (he/him/his)
Department Chair
Associate Professor
Research Interests: Medieval & Early Modern England; social and economic history; legal history.


Michelle Adams
Associate Instructor
Research Interests: U.S. History...
Rosalind Beiler
Associate Professor
Research Interests: Early American History, Atlantic History, Migration, Early Modern German History, Public H...
Wayne H. Bowen
Research Interests: Modern and early modern Spanish history; Mediterranean; European and Middle East politica...
Lyman Brodie
Professor , Interim Coordinator, Africana Studies
Robert Cassanello, (he/him/his)
Associate Professor
Research Interests: Social History, Southern History, Race, Gender, Historiography, Museum Studies, Exhibition...
Caroline Cheong
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Historic preservation, urban regeneration, poverty, Global South, public history ...
James Clark
Senior Lecturer
Research Interests: Florida History, U.S. South, Presidential History....
Robert Clarke
Research Interests: American History, Digital Humanities, Sound Studies, Appalachian History, Native American ...
Edward Dandrow
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Greek and Roman History and Culture; World History; Ancient Warfare; Ethnic Identity and S...
Amy Darty
Associate Instructor
Research Interests: Virtual History Teaching and Learning; Digital Humanities; American History; Medieval Worl...
Tiffany Earley-Spadoni
Associate Professor
Research Interests: Ancient Near East, Digital Archaeology, GIS and Remote Sensing, Urban and Rural Fortificat...
Patricia Farless
Senior Lecturer
Research Interests: U. S. History--19th Century, Constitutional, Legal, Gender...
Amy E. Foster
Associate Professor
Research Interests: US Space History, History of Science and Technology, Gender and Technology, History of Med...
Scot A. French
Associate Professor
Research Interests: Digital and Public History; Community Studies/Local Knowledge; Sites of Memory; Southern H...
Barbara Gannon
Associate Professor
Research Interests: Veterans; U.S. Military History before 1900; Civil War; Memory...
Philip David Handyside
Research Interests: The Crusades and the Latin East Medieval cultural interactions Old French histories ...
Duncan Hardy
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Late Medieval Europe; Early Modern Europe; Reformation History; Political History; Germa...
Donald Harrell
Research Interests: African Diasporic Studies, African Ethnomusicology, African Studies, African Visual and Pe...
David Head
Research Interests: American Revolution, Founding Fathers, Early American Republic, Atlantic World, Maritime H...
Alison Hudson
Research Interests: Medieval history, religious history, monastic history, history of the book, medieval manus...
Tadashi Ishikawa
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Modern Japan and East Asia, Gender and Sexuality, Empire and Colonialism, Family History,...
Connie L. Lester
Associate Professor
Research Interests: Modern South, agricultural, environmental and economic history...
Amelia Lyons
Associate Professor
Research Interests: Modern Europe, French and French Colonial History, Decolonization, Women's History, Gender...
Luis Martínez-Fernández
Pegasus Professor
Research Interests: Latin America, the Caribbean, Cuba and Puerto Rico, Latinos in the United States
Daniel Murphree
Associate Professor
Research Interests: Florida History, Native American History, Early American Borderlands, SoTL...
Rochisha Narayan
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Early Modern and Modern India, Gender, Family, Sexuality, Law, Capital, Social history of ...
Deirdre O'Shea
Associate Instructor
Research Interests: U.S. & European History...
Hakan Özoğlu
Research Interests: Islamic/Middle Eastern History...
Yovanna Pineda
Associate Professor
Research Interests: History of Latin America ; History of Argentina; History of Technology ; ...
John M. Sacher
Associate Professor
Research Interests: Civil War, US South, 19th Century Politics...
Amanda J. Snyder
Research Interests: Atlantic World, piracy, crime and identity in the early modern world, frontiers and border...
Vladimir Solonari
Research Interests: Russian History, Eastern Europe, Holocaust...
Ezekiel Walker
Associate Professor
Research Interests: African & World History...
Lori C. Walters
Research Associate Professor
Research Interests: Digital Heritage (Laser Scanning & Virtual/Augmented Reality), Mid-Century Architecture, U...
Hong Zhang
Associate Professor
Research Interests: Modern China, Women in China, and Modern History of Tianjin...

Graduate Assistant

James Stoddard
Graduate Teaching Associate


Sira Ambrosecchia
Administrative Coordinator II
Ameera Bacchus
Administrative Assistant I