Faculty

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Nwando Achebe : Professor
Professor

Africa, 19th Century, 20th Century, Cultural, Political, Religious, Social, Women & Gender

John Aerni-Flessner : Adjunct Associate Professor
Adjunct Associate Professor

African History

Peter Alegi : Professor
Professor

Africa, digital history, global fútbol

James Anderson : Professor
Professor

United States, Economic

Peter Beattie : Professor
Professor

Latin American & Caribbean, 19th Century, Cultural, Social

Richard Bellon : Associate Professor
Associate Professor

Europe & Russia, United States, 19th Century, Science/Medicine

Liam Brockey : Professor
Professor

Europe & Russia, East Asia, Early Modern, Religious

Heather Brothers : Assistant Professor, Fixed Term
Assistant Professor, Fixed Term
Glenn Chambers : Professor
Professor

Latin American & Caribbean, 19th Century, 20th Century, Migration

Melissa Charenko : Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor

Science/Medicine, American Environmental History

Emily Conroy-Krutz : Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor

United States, 19th Century, Religious, Women & Gender

Pero G. Dagbovie : Professor
Professor

African American, Contemporary, Cultural, Intellectual, Social

Emily Joan Elliott : Associate Director of Research and Publications
Associate Director of Research and Publications

Russia and Europe, 20th Century, Migration, Labor.

 

Emine Evered : Associate Professor
Associate Professor

Middle East, 19th Century, 20th Century, Cultural, Political, Religious, Science/Medicine, Social, Women & Gender

Kirsten Fermaglich : Professor
Professor

United States, 20th Century, Cultural, Intellectual, Migration, Social, Women & Gender

 

Delia Fernandez-Jones : Associate Professor
Associate Professor

Latin American and Caribbean History

Lisa Fine : Professor
Professor

United States, 20th Century, Labor and Working Class, Women & Gender

Sean Forner : Associate Professor
Associate Professor

Europe & Russia, 20th Century, Contemporary, Cultural, Intellectual

 

Karrin Hanshew : Associate Professor
Associate Professor

Europe & Russia, 20th Century, Contemporary, Political, Social

LaShawn D. Harris : Associate Professor
Associate Professor

United States, 20th Century, Cultural, Labor and Working Class, Social, Urban, Women & Gender

Walter Hawthorne : Professor
Professor

African, African Diaspora & Digital History

Darlene Clark Hine : Distinguished Hannah Professor , Emerita
Distinguished Hannah Professor , Emerita

African American History & Women’s History

John P. Jackson Jr. : Adjunct, Professor
Adjunct, Professor
Carolyn Johnston : Assistant Professor, Fixed Term
Assistant Professor, Fixed Term

Europe and Russian History 19th and 20th century culture, political, social, science/cancer

 

Noah Kaye : Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor

Mediterranean, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Near Eastern

 

Charles Keith : Associate Professor
Associate Professor

Southeast Asia, Cultural, Political, Religious

Peter B. Knupfer : Associate Professor Emeritus
Associate Professor Emeritus

United States

Mark Largent : Professor
Professor

Social Relations, Policy

Sharon Leon : Adjunct Associate Professor
Adjunct Associate Professor
Gillian MacDonald : Assistant Professor of History (Fixed Term) and Associate Director of LEADR
Assistant Professor of History (Fixed Term) and Associate Director of LEADR

Early Modern Europe, Medieval Europe, Borderlands, Security Studies

Leslie Page Moch : Professor Emerita
Professor Emerita

Europe & Russia, Comparative, Contemporary, Migration, Social, Women & Gender

Jamie Monson : Adjunct Professor
Adjunct Professor

African History

 

 

Georgina Montgomery : Professor
Professor

Africa, United States, Science/Medicine, Women & Gender

Michelle Moyd : Associate Professor
Associate Professor
Edward Murphy : Associate Professor
Associate Professor

Latin American & Caribbean, Cultural, Political, Social, Urban, Women & Gender

Nakia Parker : Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor

United States, African American History, Native American History

Matthew Pauly : Associate Professor
Associate Professor

Europe & Russia, 19th Century, 20th Century, Cultural, Diplomatic, Political, Social

 

Anna Pegler-Gordon : Adjunct Professor
Adjunct Professor

United States, Asian American, Immigration

Lee M. Penyak : Adjunct, Professor
Adjunct, Professor

Colonial, Gender, Sexuality, Religion, Haciendas

 

Juan Javier Pescador : Professor
Professor

Latin American & Caribbean, United States, Cultural, Migration, Religious, Social

Charles Radding : Professor Emeritus
Professor Emeritus

Europe & Russia, Medieval

Shayan Rajani : Assistant Professor 
Assistant Professor 

South Asia, Early Modern, Individual and Self, Material History, Gender and Sexuality  

Dean Rehberger : Associate Professor; Director, Matrix; Adjunct Curator, MSU Museum
Associate Professor; Director, Matrix; Adjunct Curator, MSU Museum

United States History, Digital History, Public History

 

 

Roger Rosentreter : Assistant Professor, Fixed Term
Assistant Professor, Fixed Term

United States, 18th Century, 19th Century, 20th Century, Military

Ethan Segal : Associate Professor
Associate Professor

East Asia, Ancient, Medieval, Pre-modern, Early Modern, Comparative, Economic, Political, Women & Gender

Lewis Siegelbaum : Professor Emeritus
Professor Emeritus

Europe & Russia, 20th Century

Justin Simard : Adjunct Assistant Professor
Adjunct Assistant Professor

United States, Law, African American

Amy Simon : Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor

Holocaust Studies, Jewish History, Modern Europe

Susan Sleeper-Smith : Professor Emerita
Professor Emerita

Native American History, Indigenous Women & Gender, Catholicism

Aminda Smith : Graduate Program Director, Associate Chair & Associate Professor
Graduate Program Director, Associate Chair & Associate Professor

East Asia, 20th Century, Cultural, Social, Women & Gender

Michael Stamm : Chairperson & Professor
Chairperson & Professor

North America, Cultural, Political, Environmental

Ronen Steinberg : Associate Professor
Associate Professor

Europe & Russia, 18th Century, 19th Century, Contemporary, Cultural, Intellectual, Political

David Stowe : Adjunct Associate Professor
Adjunct Associate Professor

United States, 20th Century, Cultural, Religious

Thomas Summerhill : Associate Professor
Associate Professor

United States, 19th Century, Comparative, Labor and Working Class, Political, Social

Emily Tabuteau : Associate Professor
Associate Professor

Europe & Russia, Medieval, Political, Social

Helen Zoe Veit : Associate Professor
Associate Professor

United States, Food, Cultural, Science/Medicine, Women & Gender

Jane Vieth : Professor Emerita
Professor Emerita

England/Britain, World War II

Naoko Wake : Professor
Professor

United States, East Asia, 20th Century, Comparative, Cultural, Science/Medicine, Women & Gender

John Waller : Associate Professor
Associate Professor

Europe & Russia, United States, 18th Century, 19th Century, Science/Medicine, Social

David Wheat : Associate Professor
Associate Professor

Latin American & Caribbean, Africa, Early Modern, Cultural, Migration, Social

Brooks Winfree : Assistant Professor, Fixed-term
Assistant Professor, Fixed-term

United States, Native American and African American history.

 

Yulian Wu : Associate Professor
Associate Professor

China, Qing Dynasty, 18th century, Material Culture, Gender Studies