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Foundation Distinguished Professor Director, Center for Military, War, and Society Studies Military and US society; War and Society; History of Gender and Sexuality; Recent US History. Langston Hughes Associate Professor Indigenous Studies; US History Associate Professor Director of Undergraduate Studies Modern Middle East; Gender and Sexuality; Dress and Body Culture; Imperialism in Africa and the Middle East. Professor Department Chair Early Modern Europe; Spain. Associate Professor Environmental History; Latin America since 1450; History of Science, Technology, and Engineering; The Pacific World; Indigenous Peoples; Global History. Associate Professor Twentieth-century Europe (Germany, France and Italy); Mobility; Environment; Technology; Leisure; Consumerism; Empire Roy A. Roberts Distinguished Professor Modern U.S. History Dean's Professor of Humanities Cultural History of Gender, Sexuality, the Body, and the Senses; Modern France, Britain and America; European Intellectual and Cultural History. Associate Professor African American History/Studies; American Freedom Movements; Black Freedom & Resistance; Oral History & Historical Methods; Social Movements; Digital History; Black Digital Humanities Charles W. Battey Distinguished Professor of History Director, Hall Center for the Humanities Associate Professor Associate Chair 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. Assistant Teaching Professor Modern U.S. History; American Cultural and Intellectual History; The Great Depression; Sports and Movies Hall Distinguished Professor of American History Environmental History; North American West; Borderlands; Native Americans Associate Professor 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. Professor Brazil; History of Family; Women and Childhood; Colonial Latin America; Comparative Social History. David Pittaway Professor in Military History 20th century warfare; World War II; the Cold War; the Korean War; the Vietnam War; operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. Associate Professor Director of the Kansas African Studies Center African history; comparative black history; social and cultural history; gender studies. Professor Modern U.S. History; Cultural and Intellectual History; History of Education; Public Health; Religion; Evolution; Sexuality. Assistant Professor Executive Director, Western History Association North American West; Great Plains; U.S. Women and Gender; Native American and Indigenous History Lecturer African History; Gender and Sexuality Professor Premodern Japan; Social and Cultural History; Food History; Traditional Performing Arts. Foundation Distinguished Professor Race, Ethnicity, Labor, 19th Century U.S. Lecturer Religion in the US, US History, Scriptural Interpretation, Conservative Evangelicalism, American Studies, Economics, Neoliberalism, Race and Religion, 20th Century US; Ancient World with a focus in Ancient Egypt and Ancient Mesopotamia, Biblical Studies Professor Director of Graduate Studies Mexico, Central America, Caribbean; intellectual and social history of race; African Diaspora in Latin America; ethnohistory of Mesoamerica. Associate Professor Director, Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies Editor, The Russian Review Modern Russia, Eurasia, and the Soviet Union; Global and International History; Migration and Diaspora; Mass Culture; the Cold War and its Legacies Professor History of Women, Gender and Sexuality in Spain; European Women's History from the 1600s to the Present; Feminist Theory; Gender and Sexuality, Transgender History. Associate Professor 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 Associate Professor 19th and 20th century Eastern Europe; Poland; modern Europe; urban and cultural history; speed and transportation technologies.