Randy W. Roberts

  • 150th Anniversary Professor and Distinguished Professor of History
  • Ph.D. Louisiana State University, 1978

Department Information

History // Faculty

Office Information

  • Office: UNIV 223
  • Office Phone: (765) 496-2668
  • Office Fax: (765) 496-1755
  • Office Hours: Spring 2019: TTh 9:00-10:15
  • E-mail: rroberts@purdue.edu
  • Courses

  • Hist 152-1 United States since 1877 (49447)
    Hist 302 Historical Topics:  Race and Boxing:  Jack Johnson, Joe Louis, Muhammad Ali (65936)

  • Specialization

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

  • Professor Roberts received his Ph.D. from Louisiana State University in 1978. He specializes in recent U.S. history, U.S. sports history, and the history of popular culture.

    Randy Roberts Teacher of the Year

    List of Publications




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