History Faculty and Staff
History Faculty and Staff

Our faculty has a wide range of expertise, experience, interests and connections. They are writers, researchers, public speakers, administrators, and community leaders. But they are, first and foremost, teachers, and the small size of most history classes makes for exceptional interaction between teacher and student.

You, like many of our students, may find yourself preparing a paper to present at an undergraduate research conference or preparing a senior thesis. Our faculty will encourage you to excel and develop your talents to the fullest. They will give support and advice as you plan for your career or further study. They will even steer you toward valuable scholarship and internship opportunities. As a history major, you will receive a quality education with a personal touch.

Browse the links below and learn more about the research and activities of our award-winning faculty.

 

Gael Graham Ph.D., Professor, Department Head
Saheed Aderinto Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Charlotte Cosner Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Laura Cruz Ph.D., Associate Professor, Director of Faculty Center
Andrew Denson Ph.D., Associate Professor, Graduate Program Coordinator
David Dorondo D.Phil., Associate Professor
Mary Ella Engel Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Director of Social Science Education
Alexander Macaulay Ph.D., Associate Professor
Elizabeth McRae Ph.D., Associate Professor
Scott Philyaw Ph.D., Associate Professor, Director of Mountain Heritage Center
Honor Sachs Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Richard Starnes Ph.D., Associate Professor, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
Jessie Swigger Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Director of Cooperative Education
Vicki Szabo Ph.D., Sossomon Associate Professor
   
Visiting Faculty  
Sue Abram
Robert Ferguson
 
Clete Fortwendel  
   
   
Emeriti Faculty  
William Anderson  
John L. Bell  
Tyler Blethen  
Ellerd Hulbert  
James Lewis  
Clifford Lovin  
Gerald Schwartz  
Max R. Williams  
Curtis Wood  

Non-Departmental Historians

 
George Frizzell University Archivist
Peter Koch Educational Specialist, Mountain Heritage Center
   
Department Secretary  
Ms. Kathy Orr  
   
   
   
 

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