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Faculty & Staff

Our international faculty have trained at first-rate academic institutions in both the U.S. and abroad. Many have won awards from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Science Foundation, the American Council of Learned Societies, and the Fulbright Association. They sit on the boards of professional associations and historical journals and write award-winning books.

Please contact the department at (619) 594-5262 for current hours.

Asselin

Pierre Asselin
Professor, Dwight E. Stanford Chair in American Foreign Relations
Ph.D., University of Hawaii at Manoa
Office: AL 568 
Email: [email protected]

Research Interests: Vietnam War, American foreign relations, Cold War international history, Southeast Asia

Frieberg

Annika Frieberg
Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Office: AL 576 
Email: [email protected]

Research Interests: Central Europe, Poland, Germany, conflict resolution and post-conflict reconstruction

Beasley

Edward Beasley
Professor, Department Chair
Ph.D., University of California, San Diego
Office: AL 588D | Phone: (619) 594-5262 (Email preferred)
Email: [email protected]

Research Interests: Victorian England, Imperialism, Racism

Kazemi

Ranin Kazemi
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Yale University
Office: AL 515
Email: [email protected]

Research Interests: Middle East, North Africa, Central Asia, environmental history, social and economic history

Ben

Pablo Ben
Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Chicago
Office: AL 584 | Phone: (619) 594-3761 (Email preferred)
Email: [email protected]

Research Interests: Modern Latin America, Southern Cone, Argentina, Gender and Sexuality, Social History

Kornfeld

Eve Kornfeld
Professor
Ph.D., Harvard University
Office: AL 571
Email: [email protected]

Research Interests: Colonial and Revolutionary America; Childhood; Gender

Blum

Edward J. Blum
Professor
Ph.D., University of Kentucky
Office: AL 525 
Email: [email protected]

Research Interests: Religion and race

Kuefler

Mathew Kuefler
Professor
Ph.D., Yale University
Office: AL 530
Email: [email protected]

Research Interests: Medieval History, History of Sexuality

Cline

David P. Cline
Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Office: AL 513 | Phone: (619) 594-0476
Email: [email protected]

Research Interests: U.S. social movements, oral history, digital humanities, public history

Passanti

Tom Passananti
Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Chicago
Office: AL 573
Email: [email protected]

Research Interests: Mexican history, Modern East Asian/ International History, U.S. History

Daddis

Gregory A. Daddis
Professor, Center for Military History Director, and USS Midway Chair in Modern U.S. Military History
Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Office: AL 528 | Phone: (619) 594-4716
Email: [email protected]

Research Interests: Military HIstory, Vietnam War, Cold War era

Penrose

Walter D. Penrose, Jr.
Associate Professor
Ph.D., City University of New York
Office: AL 565 | Phone: (619) 594-1102
Email: [email protected]

Research Interests: Ancient Greek and Hellenistic History, History of Gender and Sexuality

Devos

Paula De Vos
Professor, Graduate Adviser
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Office: AL 534 | Phone: (619) 594-4893
Email: [email protected]

Research Interests: Colonial Latin America, Mexico

Pollard

Elizabeth Pollard
Professor
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Office: AL 527 | Phone: (619) 594-6992
Email: [email protected]

Research Interests: Ancient Rome, World History, Witchcraft, Digital Pedagogies

Edgerton

Kathryn Edgerton-Tarpley
Professor
Ph.D., Indiana University
Office: AL 538 | Phone: (619) 594-6985
Email: [email protected]

Research Interests: East Asian History, Modern China and Japan

Putman

John Putman
Professor
Ph.D., University of California, San Diego
Office: AL 557 | Phone: (619) 594-4888
Email: [email protected]

Research Interests: American West, California, 20th-century US History, Science-Fiction Television

Elkind

Sarah S. Elkind
Professor
Ph.D., University of Michigan
Office: AL 532 | Phone: (619) 594-0930
Email: [email protected]

Research Interests: Environmental, Urban and Political History of the United States

Wiese

Andrew Wiese
Professor
Ph.D., Columbia University
Office: AL 531 
Email: [email protected]

Research Interests: 20th century US, Urban, Political and Environmental

Ferraro

Joanne Ferraro
Albert W. Johnson Distinguished Professor of History
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
Office: AL 529 | Phone: (619) 594-6702
Email: [email protected]

Research Interests: Renaissance and Early Modern Europe

Yeh, Chiou-Ling

Chiou-Ling Yeh
Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of California, Irvine
Office: AL 517 | Phone: (619) 594-6994
Email: [email protected]

Research Interests: American History (Race and Ethnicity)

 
 
 
 

Abman

Zamira Abman
Comparative International Studies Program Director
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara
Office: AL 536 | Phone: (619) 594-1654
Email: [email protected]

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Frank Nobiletti
Ph.D. candidate, University of California, San Diego
Office: AL 555 | Phone: (619) 594-2266
Email: [email protected]

 

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Edward Di Bella
M.A., San Diego State University
Office: AL 540 | Phone: (619) 644-7454 x3717
Email: [email protected]

Joel Palhegyi

 

Joel Palhegyi
Ph.D., University of California, San Diego
Office: AL 555 | Phone: (951) 722-2095
Email:  [email protected]

 

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Octavio Garcia
Ph.D., The University of Arizona
Office: AL 586 | Phone: (619) 594-6703
Email: [email protected]

Parker

Lindsay A.H. Parker
Undergraduate Adviser
Ph.D., University of California, Irvine
Office: AL 584 | Phone: (619) 594-0983
Email: [email protected]

 

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George Gastil
M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara
Office: AL 519 | Phone: (619) 594-8466
Email: [email protected]

 

 

Steven Seegel

 

Steven Seegel
Ph.D., Brown University
Office: AL
Email: [email protected]

 

Harris

Bonnie Harris
Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara
Office: AL 574 | Phone: (619) 594-2812
Email: [email protected]

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Kevin Sheehan
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Office: AL 511 | Phone: (619) 594-5944
Email: [email protected]

 

Susanne Hillman

Susanne Hillman
Ph.D., University of California, San Diego
Office: AL 553 | Phone: (619) 594-8458
E-mail: [email protected]

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Mary Stout
M.A., San Diego State University
Office: AL580 | Phone: (619) 594-2410
Email: [email protected]

 

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Schorsch Kaffenberger
M.A., San Diego State University
Office: AL 536 | Phone: (619) 594-1654
Email: [email protected]

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John V. Tarpley
Ph.D. candidate, Indiana University, Bloomington
Office: AL 511 | Phone: (619) 594-5944
Email: [email protected]

 

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Heidi Keller-Lapp
Ph.D., University of California, San Diego
Office: AL 553 | Phone: (619) 594-8458
Email: [email protected]

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William Weeks
Ph.D., University of California, San Diego
Office: AL 586 | Phone: (619) 594-6703
Email: [email protected]

 

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Geoffrey Nathan
Ph.D. (1996), University of California, Los Angeles
Office: AL 511 | Phone: (619) 594-5944
Email: [email protected]

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Karl Zingheim
M.A., Norwich University
Office: AL 562
Email: [email protected]

 

Lawrence Baron
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison
1988-2012: European and Jewish History
Email: [email protected]

Francis M. Bartholomew, Jr.
Ph.D., Princeton University
1967-2001: History of the Soviet Union

William Cheek
Ph.D., University of Virginia
1968-2004: U.S. History

David Christian
D.Phil., Oxford University
2001-2008: World History
Email: [email protected]

Paochin Chu
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
1967-2001: History of China

Elizabeth Cobbs Hoffman
Ph.D., Stanford University
1998-2015: U.S. Foreign Relations Dwight Stanford Chair
Email: [email protected]

Stephen Colston
Ph.D. (1973), UCLA
1977-2014: Public History, U.S. Southwest
Email: [email protected]

Thomas R. Cox
Ph.D. (1975), University of Oregon
1967-1996: Environmental History

Roger L. Cunniff
Ph.D., University of Texas
1967-2000: History of Latin America

Thomas Davies, Jr.
Ph.D. (1968), University of New Mexico
1968-2001: History of Latin America

David V. DuFault
Ph.D., University of Oregon
1962-1999: History of Asia

Ross Dunn
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison
1968-2003: Africa, Islam and World
Email: [email protected]

Robert Filner
Ph.D., Cornell University
1970-1992: U.S. History

Philip F. Flemion
Ph. D., University of Florida
1968-1998: History of Latin America

Charles Hamilton
Ph.D. (1974), Cornell University
1974-2001: Greek and Roman History

William F. Hanchett
Ph. D., UC, Berkeley
1956-1987: U.S. History, Lincoln Scholar

Waldo Heinrichs
Ph. D., Harvard University
1991-1996: U.S. Foreign Relations Dwight Stanford Chair

Neil Heyman
Ph.D. (1969): Stanford University
1969-202: European History

Oddvar Hoidal
Ph.D. (1967), University of Southern California
1967-2003: Scandinavian History
Email: [email protected]

Howard Kushner
Ph.D. (1980), Cornell University
1980-2002: History of Medicine & Disease
Email: [email protected]

Harry McDean
Ph.D. (1971), University of California at Los Angeles
1971-2003: U.S. History
Email: [email protected]

Nelson F. Norman,
Ph.D., University of Illinois
1960-1983: History of Europe

Albert C. O’Brien
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame
1965-2000: Italian History

John L. Polich,
1969-1999

Charles D. Smith, Jr.
1967-1992: History of Middle East

Ray T. Smith, Jr.
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
1964-1996: Asian History

Raymond G. Starr
Ph. D., University of Texas
1964-1999: U.S. History

Francis N. Stites
Ph. D., Indiana University
1968-2000: U.S. History

Jess L. Stoddart
Ph. D., UC, Berkeley
1966-1998: Tudor-Stuart History

Douglas H. Strong
Ph.D. (1964), Syracuse University
1964-1990: U.S. Environmental History

Pershing Vartanian
Ph.D., University of Michigan
1968-2001: U.S. Intellectual History

Charles Richard Webb
Ph.D., Harvard University
1949-1972: European History

PutkoPutko, Adriana
Administrative Support Coordinator II
Office AL 588A
Phone: (619) 594-5262
Email: [email protected]

Redmon, BradleyRedmon, Bradley A.
Administrative Support Coordinator I
Office: AL 588C
Phone: (619) 594-4218
Email: [email protected]