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  can be found here.


785-864-9455
Wescoe Hall, Room 3636

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
Wescoe Hall, Room 3640

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
Wescoe Hall, Room 3637

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
Wescoe Hall, Room 3608

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

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

Early modern Britain.

Luis Corteguera
Professor , Associate Chair
785-864-9469
Wescoe Hall, Room 3630

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.

Andrew Denning
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
Wescoe Hall, Room 3613

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
Wescoe Hall, Room 3622

Medieval Europe; environmental history; economic and social history.

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

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

Christopher E. Forth
Professor, Jack and Shirley Howard Professor of Humanities & Western Civilization
785-864-8036
Bailey Hall, Room 303F

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

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

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
785-864-9468
Wescoe Hall, Room 3620

Environmental history of North America; agricultural history.

Lecturer, Academic Program Associate
785-864-2144
Wescoe Hall, Room 3601

Modern U.S. History; American cultural and intellectual History; The Great Depression; sports and movies

Assistant Professor, Director of Graduate Studies
785-864-9459
Wescoe Hall, Room 3614

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
Wescoe Hall, Room 3610

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

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

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
Wescoe Hall, Room 3618

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
Wescoe Hall, Room 3626

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

Jeffrey P. Moran
Professor
785-864-9461
Wescoe Hall, Room 3612

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

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
Wescoe Hall, Room 2612

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

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

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
Wescoe Hall, Room 3621

Modern Russia, Eurasia, and the Soviet Union; migration and diaspora; borders; comparative empires

Hagith Sivan
Professor
785-864-9466
Wescoe Hall, Room 3644

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
Blake Hall, Room 322

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
Wescoe Hall, Room 3616

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
Wescoe Hall, Room 3604

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 Hall, Room 3642

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


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