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The History Department’s ten faculty cover a wide range of chronological and thematic specializations that span the globe.  Our research and courses focus on America, Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East from the Early Modern period until the present day.

Department Staff

Catherine L. Ramella Administrative Assistant
History/Economics and Finance
Languages, Literatures, & Cultures


Department Faculty


Thomas Cragin Professor of History and Chair of History
Ph.D. Indiana University
Languages, Literatures, & Cultures
Susan Clemens

Senior Lecturer in History
Ph.D. Candidate, Lehigh University
Languages, Literatures, & Cultures
Tineke D’Haeseleer Assistant Professor of History
Ph.D., University of Cambridge, UK
Languages, Literatures, & Cultures
John Malsberger Professor of History
Ph.D.Temple University
Languages, Literatures, & Cultures
Roberta Meek Lecturer, Media & Communication and History
B.A., Muhlenberg College
Doctoral Candidate, History, Temple University
Languages, Literatures, & Cultures 
Cathy Marie Ouellette

Associate Professor of History
Ph.D. Emory University
Languages, Literatures, & Cultures 
Danielle Sanchez Assistant Professor of History
Ph.D. The University of Texas at Austin
Mark L. Stein Associate Professor
Ph.D. University of Chicago 
William J. Tighe

Professor of History
Ph.D. Cambridge University
Daniel J. Wilson Professor of History
Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University
Lynda Yankaskas Associate Professor of History
Ph.D. Brandeis University