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Keith Bohannon (Ph.D., Pennsylvania State, 2001; Associate Professor) U.S. Civil War and Reconstruction; Southern U.S. History; Georgia History

Michael de Nie (Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2001; Professor) Modern Britain and Ireland, Nineteenth Century Europe, British Empire

Dusty Marie Dye (M.A., University of West Georgia, 2011; Instructor) 18th century America, Public History

Michael Epanchin (MA, University of West Georgia, 2013; Instructor) US-Latin America Relations, American History

Steve Goodson (Ph.D., Emory, 1995; Professor; Chair) U.S. Social and Cultural, Gilded Age, Progressive Era

Keith Hebert (Ph.D., Auburn, 2007; Assistant Professor; Co-Director, Center for Public History) Public History, Civil War and Reconstruction, and Georgia History

Matthew Hild (Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology, 2003; Visiting Assistant Professor) U.S. labor, U.S. South, History of Technology

Teresa Leslie (Ph.D., Emory, 2005; Lecturer) Medieval History, Women's and Family History, Religious history

Charles Lipp (Ph.D., University at Buffalo, State University of New York, 2004, Associate Professor) Early Modern Europe, Early Modern France, Atlantic World

Alan McClarnand (M.A., University of West Georgia, 2013) American History

Elaine MacKinnon (Ph.D., Emory, 1995; Professor) Medieval and Imperial Russia, Soviet History, Contempory Russia

Ann McCleary (Ph.D., Brown, 1996; Professor; Public History Coordinator) American Women, Early American History, American Architecture, American Material Culture

Molly McCullers (Ph.D., Emory, 2012; Assistant Professor) Africa, Gender/Masculinity, Environmental History, Race and Identity, Genocide, Memory, Ethnicity, Apartheid, and Advertising

Nathan Michalewicz (M.A, University of West Georgia, 2013; Instructor) Early Modern Europe

Keith Pacholl (Ph.D., University of California at Riverside, 2002; Associate Professor) Colonial America; American Revolution; Early Republic; American Social, Cultural, and Religious History

Tim Pitts (Ph.D Candidate, ABD, Auburn University; Visiting Assistant Professor)

Carrie Pitzulo (Ph.D., City Univerity of New York Graduate Center, 2008; Assistant Professor) Women, Gender, Sexuality, Popular Culture

Sandra Pollard (M.A., University of West Georgia, 2007; Instructor) Immigration History, Central European History; Latin American Studies, Foodways, Reformation History

Nadejda V. Popov (Ph.D., Princeton, 2008; Assistant Professor and Graduate Studies Coordinator) Greek and Roman military history, Roman Republican historiography, Greek law

Richard Primuth (MA, University of West Georgia, 2009; Instructor) U.S. Political History, Gay and Lesbian History, Public History

Larry Rivers (Ph.D., Vanderbilt, 2010; Assistant Professor) African American Religion; Civil Rights Movement; United States, 1945-present

Timothy Schroer (Ph.D., Virginia, 2002; Associate Professor) Modern Germany, Modern Europe, Methodology

Nancy Steinen (Ph.D; Part-Time Instructor)

Gary Van Valen (Ph.D., New Mexico, 2003; Associate Professor) Latin America, Indigenous Peoples, Atlantic World

Colleen A. Vasconcellos (Ph.D., Florida International University, 2004; Assistant Professor) Atlantic Studies; Latin America and the Caribbean; The African Diaspora; Comparative Slavery and Emancipation; Childhood and Gender Studies; Girlhood

Sue VerHoef (M.A., University of West Georgia, 2008; Instructor) United States Civil War and Reconstruction; Public History; Modern United States; Georgia History

Daniel Williams (Ph.D., Brown, 2005; Associate Professor) Modern U.S.; American Politics; American Religion




Jan Ridgway, Departmental Assistant