College of Liberal Arts & Sciences


John T. Alexander
Professor Emeritus

Ph.D. Indiana, 1966; M.A. Indiana, 1963; B.A. Wesleyan [Conn.], 1961.

Russian Empire, Soviet Union, 18th-century Russian social history, Medieval Russia. Research on political, economic, and social developments in early modern Russia, especially popular unrest, epidemics and public health, court institutions, and cultural policies.

Jonathan Clark
Professor Emeritus

Religion, political thought, literary culture, historiography and politics in Britain from 1660–1832. 

Katherine Clark
Professor Emeritus

Early modern Britain.

Robert K. DeKosky
Professor Emeritus

Ph.D. Wisconsin, 1972 [History of Science]; M.S. University of Kansas, 1968 [Chemistry]; B.S. Penn State University, 1966 [Chemistry and Education]

Modern physical sciences - astronomy-cosmology and physics during the early-modern Scientific Revolution in Western Europe, aspects of chemistry and physics in the latter 19th century, and the 20th-century impact of electronic techniques on chemical analysis.

Steven A. Epstein
Professor Emeritus

Medieval Europe; environmental history; economic and social history.

Professor Emeritus

Ph.D. Northwestern, 1974.

International business history and interviewing methods.


Norman Saul
Professor Emeritus

Ph.D. Columbia, 1965; M.A. Columbia, 1959; B.A. Indiana, 1954.

Modern Russia, international, military, Volga Germans and Mennonites from Russia.

Benjamin Sax
Professor Emeritus

Modern Germany; cultural and intellectual history of modern Europe; philosophy of history.


Hagith Sivan
Professor Emeritus

Ancient history; Roman history; early Christianity; late antiquity; early medieval history; Judaica; women in antiquity.

John F. Sweets
Professor Emeritus

Ph.D. Duke, 1972; B.A. Florida State.

Modern European History, 19th- and 20th-century French social and political history, Vichy, the Resistance, and Occupied France.

Theodore A. Wilson
Professor Emeritus

20th century U.S. political, military, and diplomatic history. 

Donald E. Worster

Ph.D. Yale, 1971; B.A., University of Kansas, 1963.

Environmental history of North America and the world; U.S. West; U.S. history in the 19th and 20 centuries; history of agriculture; history of science and technology; comparative history.

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