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Faculty

NameContactTitle
David Atkinson atkinsod@purdue.edu
UNIV 025
(765) 496-2776
Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Education, Assistant Department Head

American foreign relations and migration; international history; American and British imperial history

Tithi Bhattacharya tbhattac@purdue.edu
UNIV 309
(765) 496-2731
Associate Professor; Director of Global Studies (School of Interdisciplinary Studies)

Feminism, South Asian History, Class Formation and Colonialism, Marxist Theory

Kathryn Cramer Brownell brownell@purdue.edu
UNIV 022
(765) 496-2478
Associate Professor

U.S. History; 20th Century U.S. Political History, the American Presidency, and the Media

Cornelius Bynum clbynum@purdue.edu
UNIV 024
(765) 494-7102
Associate Professor

African-American History, Urban and Labor History, U.S. History

Susan Curtis curtis@purdue.edu
UNIV 329
(765) 494-4159
Professor

U.S. Intellectual and Religious History

Frederick Rowe Davis frdavis@purdue.edu
UNIV 231
765-494-4132
Department Head (Interim), Professor, R. Mark Lubbers Chair in the History of Science

History of Science, Environmental History

Ariel de la Fuente delafuen@purdue.edu
UNIV 324
(765) 494-4132
Associate Professor


Global History, Latin American History, Latin American Literature, Literary Studies, Intellectual History

James R. Farr jrfarr@purdue.edu
UNIV 311
(765) 496-2698
Professor

European History; Early Modern Europe, Renaissance, and Reformation

Vernard L. Foley foleyv@purdue.edu
REC 423
(765) 494-4132
Associate Professor

U.S. History, History of Science and Technology

Jennifer L. Foray jforay@purdue.edu
UNIV 125
(765) 494-4132
Associate Professor

Modern Europe, Imperialism, Decolonization, The Netherlands

Nancy Gabin ngabin@purdue.edu
UNIV 121
(765) 494-4141
Associate Professor

U. S. Women's and Gender History, U. S. Labor History, 20th Century U. S. History

Kim Gallon kgallon@purdue.edu
UNIV 122
(765) 496-2483
Assistant Professor

African American; African Diaspora; Sub-Saharan Africa; Women, Gender and Sexuality; Journalism History; Digital Humanities

William G. Gray wggray@purdue.edu
UNIV 328
(765) 496-2772
Associate Professor, International Programs Liaison

Modern Germany, Cold War Europe, History of Capitalism

Sally A. Hastings sahnolte@purdue.edu
UNIV 021
(765) 494-6783
Associate Professor

Japan & East Asia, Gender in Modern Japan

Stacy E. Holden sholden@purdue.edu
UNIV 127
Associate Professor

Modern Middle East and North Africa, U.S. Engagement with the Arab World

R. Douglas Hurt doughurt@purdue.edu
UNIV 023
(765) 494-4132
Professor

U.S. History; American Agricultural, Rural, West, Midwest and South

T. Cole Jones colejones@purdue.edu
UNIV 222
765-496-2796
Assistant Professor

Colonial and Revolutionary America, the Atlantic World, the Cultural History of Violence, War and Society

Rebekah A. Klein-Pejšová rkleinpe@purdue.edu
UNIV 313
(765) 494-6810
Associate Professor of History and Jewish Studies, Director of Undergraduate Studies, Director of Human Rights Program (Department of Philosophy)

Modern Jewish and East Central European History, Minority/State Relations, Comparative Nationalism, Refugee Studies, Human Rights History

Wendy Kline wkline@purdue.edu
UNIV 325
(765) 496-2518
Dema G. Seelye Chair in the History of Medicine

History of Medicine, U.S. History, Women's History 

John L. Larson larsonjl@purdue.edu
UNIV 225
(765) 494-4127
Professor

U.S. History, U.S. Political and Early National, U.S. Business, U.S. Environmental History

Dawn G. Marsh dmarsh@purdue.edu
UNIV 028
(765) 494-7900
Associate Professor, Director of Native American and Indigenous Studies (School of Interdisciplinary Studies)

Native American and Indigenous Studies

Silvia Z. Mitchell mitch131@purdue.edu
UNIV 308
(765) 496-2715
Assistant Professor

Early Modern European History with an Emphasis on Spain and the Spanish Atlantic World, Early Modern Women & Gender History, Early Modern European Political and Diplomatic History, Queenship Studies, Court Studies

Mary X. Mitchell mitch279@purdue.edu
UNIV 322
Assistant Professor

History of Science, Technology, and Medicine; Legal History; United States in the World

Lawrence J. Mykytiuk larrym@purdue.edu
STEW 241
(765) 494-3605
Associate Professor of History (Courtesy Appointment), Department of History Librarian, and Associate Professor of Library Science

Biblical Studies, History of Ancient Israel

Yvonne M. Pitts ypitts@purdue.edu
UNIV 310
(765) 496-2758
Associate Professor

U.S. History, U.S. Legal and Constitutional History, History of Sexuality

Randy W. Roberts rroberts@purdue.edu
UNIV 223
(765) 496-2668
150th Anniversary Professor and Distinguished Professor of History

U.S. History, Recent U.S. History, Sports History, History of Hollywood, Popular Culture, Presidential History

Michael G. Smith mgsmith@purdue.edu
UNIV 027
(765) 496-2420
Professor

Russian and Aerospace History

Margaret Mih Tillman mmtillman@purdue.edu
UNIV 128
(765) 496-2651
Assistant Professor

China and East Asia, Education in Modern China, Childhood and Gender

Sharra Vostral svostral@purdue.edu
UNIV 307
(765) 496-2482
Associate Professor

Gender, Science and Technology; Science, Technology & Society; Health & Popular Culture; Material Culture

 

A. Whitney Walton awhitney@purdue.edu
UNIV 323
(765) 494-4132
Professor, Director of History Honors Program

Modern France; Modern Europe; 19th-20th Century Cultural, Social, Gender, and International History

Melinda S. Zook mzook@purdue.edu
UNIV 327
(765) 494-4134
Professor of History, Director of Cornerstone Integrated Liberal Arts

Early Modern European History, Tudor-Stuart England, Political Thought and Culture, Women and Gender


Continuing Lecturers

NameContactTitle
Dorothee Bouquet dbouquet@purdue.edu

(765) 494-4132
Continuing Lecturer

European History

Deborah L. Fleetham fleetham@purdue.edu
UNIV 126
(765) 496-2568
Continuing Lecturer

European History, Modern German History, Religious History, Women's/Gender History


Visiting Assistant Professor

NameContactTitle
William White white660@purdue.edu
BRNG 1155
Visiting Assistant Professor of History

Emeriti Faculty

NameContactTitle
John J. Contreni contreni@purdue.edu

Professor Emeritus

European; Intellectual, religious, and political culture of the early medieval period (fifth to eleventh centuries) with special emphasis on the manuscripts, schools, and texts of Carolingian Europe

Charles Cutter cutter@purdue.edu

Professor Emeritus

Colonial Latin American history, Spanish Borderlands history, Spanish Colonial legal history

Raymond E. Dumett rdumett@purdue.edu

Professor Emeritus

Global History. African, British Empire History.

Leonard H.D. Gordon lhdgordon@sbcglobal.net

Professor Emeritus of History

Modern Chinese History

Patrick J. Hearden phearden@purdue.edu

Professor Emeritus

U.S. History.  U.S. Foreign Affairs.

Charles W. Ingrao ingrao@purdue.edu

Professor Emeritus

European History. Early Modern Europe and Habsburg History.

Franklin T. Lambert flambert@purdue.edu

Professor Emeritus

Colonial and Revolutionary America

Lois N. Magner magnerln@aol.com

Professor Emerita

History of the Biological Sciences

Robert E. May mayr@purdue.edu

Professor Emeritus

Mid-19th century U.S. history, Mexican-American War and the Civil War, as well as the U.S. South and U.S. foreign relations, research and teaching has focused upon Civil War causation

Donald L. Parman parmand@purdue.edu

Professor Emeritus

20th Century Native American Affairs

Jon C. Teaford teaford@purdue.edu

Professor Emeritus

American Urban History

Harold D. Woodman hwoodman@purdue.edu

Professor Emeritus

Southern History


Lecturers

NameContactTitle
Brian Alberts alberts3@purdue.edu
REC 401
Graduate Student

19th c. US History, Transnationalism, Travel History

Alison Shimko brown923@purdue.edu
Online

Early Modern Britain, Science, Medicine, Colonial Latin America, Religion


Staff

NameContactTitle
Fay M. Chan chanf@purdue.edu
UNIV 221
(765) 494-4126
Graduate Secretary, Schedule Deputy
Nina J. Haberer haberern@purdue.edu
BRNG 1114
(765) 494-3670
CLA Academic Advisor
Dan Hall dahall@purdue.edu
SC 146E
(765) 494-3836
Business Office Supervisor
Nancy M. Hughes nhughes@purdue.edu
SC 146D(SLC) (A.M.) or UNIV 224 (History) (P.M.)
(765) 496-2892 (A.M.); (765) 494-4124 (P.M)
Business office
Donna Janssen rund@purdue.edu
UNIV 231
765-494-4132
Secretary/Building Deputy
Kristin Matz matz2@purdue.edu
UNIV 221
(765) 494-4121
Administrative Assistant

Graduate Students

NameContactTitle
Erin Barr barr37@purdue.edu

Graduate Student
Wesley Bishop bishopw@purdue.edu
REC 421
765-494-4132
Graduate Student

US History, labor history, social reform movements, political economy

Bo Blew jblew@purdue.edu
REC 419
Graduate Student

U.S. Political History

Nancy E. Brown brown921@purdue.edu
REC 420
765-494-4132
Graduate Student

U.S. History

David Cambron dmcambron@purdue.edu

Graduate Student

U.S. History

Garick Chamberlin chambe89@purdue.edu

Graduate Student
Alexander S. Dessens adessens@purdue.edu
REC 422
Graduate Student

European History

Erich Drollinger edrollin@purdue.edu

Graduate Student
Lama El Sharief lama_Sharief@yahoo.com

Graduate Student
Zachary Elledge zelledge@purdue.edu
REC 404
Graduate Student

Civil War and Reconstruction; Civil War Memory; Southern History

Caitlin Fendley cfendley@purdue.edu
REC 404
Graduate Student

History of Medicine; 20th Century U.S. History; History of Science and Technology

Andrew Brett Fogel afogel@purdue.edu
REC 405
Graduate Student/History

Modern U.S. Political and Cultural History; Visual Culture; Popular Culture

Renee Gaarder rgaarder@purdue.edu

Graduate Student
Edward J. Gray gray107@purdue.edu

Graduate Student

European History- Early 17th Century French Religion and Politics

Keith Harris harri635@purdue.edu
REC 422
Graduate Student

19th Century U.S., Political Economy, History of Capitalism

Tyler Herber herber0@purdue.edu
REC 419
Graduate Student

Indian nationalism and British imperialism in the 20th Century

McKenzie Isom isomm@purdue.edu
REC 421
Graduate Student

Women’s Gender and Sexuality,  20th Century Music and Popular Culture, 20th Century United States History 

Padraig Lawlor plawlor@purdue.edu

Graduate Student

Major Field: Early Modern Britain and Ireland
Minor Field: Medieval/ Early Modern Travel History
Minor Field: Early American Constitutional History

Devan Lindey dlindey@purdue.edu

Graduate Student
Michelle Martindale mmartind@purdue.edu
REC 402
(765) 494-4132
Graduate Student
Molly Mersmann mmersman@purdue.edu

Graduate Student
Tanner Moore moore832@purdue.edu
REC 405
Graduate Student

Early Modern Europe
Tudor/Stuart England
Historical Theology
History of Medicine

Debadrita Mukherjee mukher24@purdue.edu
REC 410
Graduate Student

Gender studies and history of South Asia, especially India

Amber Nickell anickell@purdue.edu
REC 404
Graduate Student/History
Standa Pejsa spejsa@purdue.edu

Graduate Student
David Pike dwpike@purdue.edu

Graduate Student
James Podgorski jpodgors@purdue.edu

Graduate Student
Angela Potter anbowen@purdue.edu

Graduate Student
Max J. Rieger rieger@purdue.edu
REC 419
Graduate Student

U.S. History

Kevin Robey krobey@purdue.edu

Graduate Student
Ed Robson erobson@purdue.edu

Graduate Student
Lana J. Robyne lrobyne@purdue.edu

Graduate Student
Amanda J. Rumba reason@purdue.edu
REC 420
Graduate Student

U.S. History

Brett D. Russler brussler@purdue.edu
REC 404
765-494-4132
Graduate Student
Collin Schnakenberg cschnak@purdue.edu

Graduate Student
Marcus E. Smith smit2087@purdue.edu
REC 421
Graduate Student/History

Global History

Anne C. Snider snider16@purdue.edu
REC 420
Graduate Student

Modern Europe, especially eastern central Europe and the Balkans

Meredith K. Tuttle tuttle13@purdue.edu
REC 409
Graduate Student

Imperial Russian History (19th-20th Century), Tudor and Elizabethan England, Great Britain and European Monarchies, French Political and Cultural History (19th-20th Century).

Annalise Walkama awalkama@purdue.edu
REC 410
Graduate Student

Twentieth-century French social and cultural history

Hyeseon Woo woo28@purdue.edu

Graduate Student
Ruisheng Zhang zhan1849@purdue.edu
REC 401
(765) 494-4132
Graduate Student

Agricultural History, Modern China


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