College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Faculty

A list of our faculty, alphabetically by last name. To view faculty sorted by area of expertise, please use the list on the left. Office hours for Fall 2015 can be found here.


785-864-9455
3636 Wescoe

Military and US society; war and society; history of gender and sexuality; recent US history.

Victor Bailey
Charles W. Battey Distinguished Professor of Modern British History, Director of the Hall Center for the Humanities
785-864-7822
3640 Wescoe Hall

Crime, law and punishment in Victorian Britain; the social history of London; social, cultural, and political history of modern Britain, c. 1750 to the present.

Marie Grace Brown
Assistant Professor
785-864-9462
3637 Wescoe Hall

Modern Middle East; gender and sexuality; dress and body culture; imperialism in Africa and the Middle East.

 

Jonathan Clark
Hall Distinguished Professor of British History
785-864-2124
3164 Wescoe Hall

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

Katherine Clark
Associate Professor
785-864-2145
3634 Wescoe Hall

Early modern Britain.

Luis Corteguera
Professor , Associate Chair
785-864-9469
3620 Wescoe Hall

Early modern Europe; Spain. 

Gregory T. Cushman
Associate Professor
785-864-9449
Wescoe Hall, Room 3606

Associate Professor (Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin, 2003); Environmental history; Latin America since 1450; history of science, technology, and engineering; the Pacific World; indigenous peoples; global history.

Devon Dear
Assistant Professor
785-864-3644
Wescoe 3641

Pre-modern China.

Assistant Professor
785-864-9448
Wescoe Hall, Room 3639

Twentieth-century Europe, particularly Germany and France; mobility studies; environmental history; history of technology; leisure and consumption; transnationalism; empire and global history​.

Associate Professor
785-864-9453
3613 Wescoe Hall

Gilded Age and Progressive Era, Religion, Popular Culture, African American, Urban, Whiteness.

Steven A. Epstein
Ahmanson-Murphy Distinguished Professor of Medieval History
785-864-2146
3622 Wescoe Hall

Medieval Europe; environmental history; economic and social history.

Roy A. Roberts Distinguished Professor, Modern America
785-864-9444
3628 Wescoe

Politics, political culture, social change movements, counterculture, business and society, and capitalism in twentieth-century U.S. History.

Adrian Finucane
Assistant Professor
785-864-9467
3619 Wescoe Hall

17th and 18th century Americas, broadly defined, from the Puritans of New England to the pirates of the Caribbean; early British and Spanish colonies in the Americas.  

Christopher E. Forth
Professor, Jack and Shirley Howard Professor of Humanities & Western Civilization
785-864-8036
Bailey Hall, Room 308

Cultural history of gender, sexuality, the body, and the senses; modern France, Britain and America; European intellectual and cultural history.

Visiting Assistant Professor
785-864-9460
Wescoe Hall, Room 3633
J. Megan Greene
Associate Professor, Director of the Center for East Asian Studies
785-864-9473
3632 Wescoe Hall

Modern China and East Asia; the history of the Republic of China under the KMT both in China and on Taiwan; nation and state-building projects in the areas of science and the economy, academia, and ideology.

Sara Gregg
Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Studies
785-864-9468
3620 Wescoe Hall

Environmental history of North America; agricultural history.

Lecturer, Program Assistant
785-864-2144
3601 Wescoe
Assistant Professor
785-864-9459
3611 Wescoe Hall

History of the U.S. and the world (1776-2001); modern U.S. history; the U.S. and the "third world;" global poverty, social policy, social reform.

Paul Kelton
Professor, Associate Dean for the Humanities
785-864-3661
Strong Hall, Room 200

Indigenous peoples of North America; environmental history; Early American history.

Elizabeth A. Kuznesof
785-864-9433
3610 Wescoe Hall

Brazil; history of family; women and childhood; colonial Latin America; comparative social history. 

Professor Eve Levin
Professor, Department Chair
785-864-9463
3638 Wescoe Hall

Pre-modern Russia and Eastern Europe; gender and sexuality; popular culture; Orthodox Christianity; medicine in Russia and the Balkans.

Adrian Lewis
Professor
785-864-9611
3618 Wescoe Hall

20th century warfare; World War II; the Cold War; the Korean War; the Vietnam War; operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Elizabeth MacGonagle
Associate Professor, Director of the Kansas African Studies Center
785-864-9452
3626 Wescoe Hall

African history; comparative black history; social and cultural history; gender studies.

Jeffrey P. Moran
Professor
785-864-9461
3628 Wescoe Hall

Modern US history; cultural and intellectual history; history of education; public health; religion; evolution; sexuality.

Dr. Eric Rath
Professor
785-864-9470
Wescoe Hall, Room 3624

Premodern Japan; social and cultural history; food history; traditional performing arts.

David Roediger
Foundation Distinguished Professor
785-864-2309
Bailey Hall, Room 213

Race, ethnicity, labor, 19th century US. 

Anton Rosenthal
Associate Professor
785-864-9475
2612 Wescoe Hall

History of cities; social and cultural history of Latin America; global history. 

Edmund P. Russell
Joyce and Elizabeth Hall Distinguished Professor of United States History
785-864-9474
3608 Wescoe Hall

Environmental history; American history; global history; history of technology and science.

Robert C. Schwaller
Assistant Professor
785-864-9435
3631 Wescoe Hall

Mexico, Central America, Caribbean; intellectual and social history of race; African Diaspora in Latin America; ethnohistory of Mesoamerica.

 

Erik R. Scott
Assistant Professor
785-864-9445
3621 Wescoe hall

Modern Russia, Eurasia, and the Soviet Union; Caucasus; migration and diaspora; comparative empires; trade and organized crime.

Hagith Sivan
Professor
785-864-9466
3644 Wescoe Hall

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

Benjamin T. Uchiyama
Assistant Professor
785-864-9464
Wescoe Hall, Room 3603

Modern Japan; 20th century social and cultural history; war mobilization; Japanese colonialism.

Marta V. Vicente
Associate Professor
785-864-2235
213G Bailey

History of sexuality and women's history in 18th-century Spain; European women's history from the 1600s to the present; feminist theory; gender and sexuality.

Kim Warren
Associate Professor
785-864-9451
3616 Wescoe Hall

History of gender and race in African American and Native American education; history of Kansas; United States history; women's history; citizenship and American identity; race and gender relations; identity development in the African Diaspora; social, civil rights, and reform movements.

Jennifer L. Weber
Associate Professor
785-864-9457
3604 Wescoe Hall

Civil War; political, social, and military history; Abraham Lincoln; 19th century U.S. history; war and society; the American presidency.

Nathan Wood
Associate Professor
785-864-9458
Wescoe 3642

19th and 20th century Eastern Europe; Poland; modern Europe; urban and cultural history; speed and transportation technologies.


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