Faculty


Faculty

Beth Bailey
  • 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.

Marie Brown
  • Associate Professor
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies
  • Modern Middle East; Gender and Sexuality; Dress and Body Culture; Imperialism in Africa and the Middle East.

Gregory Cushman
  • Associate Professor
  • Environmental History; Latin America since 1450; History of Science, Technology, and Engineering; The Pacific World; Indigenous Peoples; Global History.

Andy Denning
  • Associate Professor
  • Twentieth-century Europe (Germany, France and Italy); Mobility; Environment; Technology; Leisure; Consumerism; Empire

Christopher Forth
  • 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.

Nishani Frazier
  • Associate Professor
  • African American History/Studies; American Freedom Movements; Black Freedom & Resistance; Oral History & Historical Methods; Social Movements; Digital History; Black Digital Humanities

Megan Greene
  • 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.

Jonathan Hagel
  • Assistant Teaching Professor
  • Modern U.S. History; American Cultural and Intellectual History; The Great Depression; Sports and Movies

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  • 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.

Adrian Lewis
  • 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.

Liz MacGonagle
  • Associate Professor
  • Director of the Kansas African Studies Center
  • African history; comparative black history; social and cultural history; gender studies.

Elaine Nelson
  • Assistant Professor
  • Executive Director, Western History Association
  • North American West; Great Plains; U.S. Women and Gender; Native American and Indigenous History

Rachel Schwaller
  • 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

Robert Schwaller
  • Professor
  • Director of Graduate Studies
  • Mexico, Central America, Caribbean; intellectual and social history of race; African Diaspora in Latin America; ethnohistory of Mesoamerica.

Marta Vicente
  • 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.

Kim Warren
  • 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

Nathan Wood
  • Associate Professor
  • 19th and 20th century Eastern Europe; Poland; modern Europe; urban and cultural history; speed and transportation technologies.