Faculty of the History Department

John D. Cotts, Chair

  • Julie A. Charlip. (PhD, UCLA 1995; Professor) Latin America, Nicaragua
  • John D. Cotts. (PhD, UC Berkeley 2000; Associate Professor and Department Chair) Medieval Europe
  • Sarah H. Davies. (PhD, University of Texas 2012; Assistant Professor) Ancient Mediterranean
  • Brian R. Dott. (PhD, University of Pittsburgh 1998; Associate Professor; Division Chair) East Asia, China, Japan, religion, gender
  • Laura Ferguson. (PhD, University of Michigan 2012; Visiting Assistant Professor) 18th and 19th Century US, urban and environmental history
  • Nina E. Lerman.(PhD, University of Pennsylvania 1993; Associate Professor, on leave 2013-2014) 18th and 19th Century US, gender and race, History of Technology/Medicine/Science
  • David F. Schmitz. (PhD, Rutgers 1985; Robert Allen Skotheim Chair of History; Whitman College Chair of the Faculty, 2012-2015) 20th Century United States, Diplomatic History
  • Elyse Semerdjian.(PhD, Georgetown 2002; Associate Professor) Middle East, Islamic World.
  • Lynn L. Sharp. (PhD, University of California, Irvine 1996; Associate Professor) France, Germany, modern Europe: culture, society, gender
  • Jacqueline Woodfork. (PhD, University of Texas 2001; Assistant Professor) Africa