College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Faculty

A list of our faculty, alphabetically by last name. To view faculty sorted by area of expertise, please use the list on the left. Office hours  can be found here.


Beth Bailey
Distinguished Professor
785-864-9455
Wescoe Hall, Room 3636

Military and US society; war and society; history of gender and sexuality; recent US history.

Victor Bailey
Charles W. Battey Distinguished Professor of Modern British History, Director of the Hall Center for the Humanities
785-864-7822
Wescoe Hall, Room 3640

Crime, law and punishment in Victorian Britain; the social history of London; social, cultural, and political history of modern Britain, c. 1750 to the present.

Marie Grace Brown
Assistant Professor
785-864-9462
Wescoe Hall, Room 3637

Modern Middle East; gender and sexuality; dress and body culture; imperialism in Africa and the Middle East.

 

Jonathan Clark
Hall Distinguished Professor of British History
785-864-2124
Wescoe Hall, Room 3608

Religion, political thought, literary culture, historiography and politics in Britain from 1660–1832. 

Katherine Clark
Associate Professor
785-864-2145
Wescoe Hall, Room 3634

Early modern Britain.

Luis Corteguera
Professor , Associate Chair
785-864-9469
Wescoe Hall, Room 3630

Early modern Europe; Spain. 

Gregory T. Cushman
Associate Professor
Wescoe Hall, Room 3606

Associate Professor (Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin, 2003); Environmental history; Latin America since 1450; history of science, technology, and engineering; the Pacific World; indigenous peoples; global history.

Andrew Denning
Assistant Professor
785-864-9448
Wescoe Hall, Room 3639

Twentieth-century Europe, particularly Germany and France; mobility studies; environmental history; history of technology; leisure and consumption; transnationalism; empire and global history​.

Steven A. Epstein
Ahmanson-Murphy Distinguished Professor of Medieval History
785-864-2146
Wescoe Hall, Room 3622

Medieval Europe; environmental history; economic and social history.

Roy A. Roberts Distinguished Professor, Modern America
785-864-9444
Wescoe Hall, Room 3628

Politics, political culture, social change movements, counterculture, business and society, and capitalism in twentieth-century U.S. History.

Christopher E. Forth
Professor, Jack and Shirley Howard Professor of Humanities & Western Civilization
785-864-8036
Bailey Hall, Room 303F

Cultural history of gender, sexuality, the body, and the senses; modern France, Britain and America; European intellectual and cultural history.

J. Megan Greene
Associate Professor, Director of the Center for East Asian Studies
785-864-9473
Wescoe Hall, Room 3632

Modern China and East Asia; the history of the Republic of China under the KMT both in China and on Taiwan; nation and state-building projects in the areas of science and the economy, academia, and ideology.

Sara Gregg
Associate Professor
785-864-9468
Wescoe Hall, Room 3620

Environmental history of North America; agricultural history.

Lecturer, Academic Program Associate
785-864-2144
Wescoe Hall, Room 3601

Modern U.S. History; American cultural and intellectual History; The Great Depression; sports and movies

Assistant Professor, Director of Graduate Studies
785-864-9459
Wescoe Hall, Room 3614

History of the U.S. and the world (1776-2001); modern U.S. history; the U.S. and the "third world;" global poverty, social policy, social reform.

Elizabeth A. Kuznesof
785-864-9433
Wescoe Hall, Room 3610

Brazil; history of family; women and childhood; colonial Latin America; comparative social history. 

Professor Eve Levin
Professor, Department Chair
785-864-9463
Wescoe Hall, Room 3638

Pre-modern Russia and Eastern Europe; gender and sexuality; popular culture; Orthodox Christianity; medicine in Russia and the Balkans.

Professor
785-864-9611
Wescoe Hall, Room 3618

20th century warfare; World War II; the Cold War; the Korean War; the Vietnam War; operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Elizabeth MacGonagle
Associate Professor, Director of the Kansas African Studies Center
785-864-9452
Wescoe Hall, Room 3626

African history; comparative black history; social and cultural history; gender studies.

Jeffrey P. Moran
Professor
785-864-9461
Wescoe Hall, Room 3612

Modern US history; cultural and intellectual history; history of education; public health; religion; evolution; sexuality.

Professor
Wescoe Hall, Room 3624

Premodern Japan; social and cultural history; food history; traditional performing arts.

David Roediger
Foundation Distinguished Professor
785-864-2309
Bailey Hall, Room 213

Race, ethnicity, labor, 19th century US. 

Anton Rosenthal
Associate Professor
785-864-9475
Wescoe Hall, Room 2612

History of cities; social and cultural history of Latin America; global history. 

Robert C. Schwaller
Assistant Professor, Undergraduate Director
785-864-9435
Wescoe Hall, Room 3631

Mexico, Central America, Caribbean; intellectual and social history of race; African Diaspora in Latin America; ethnohistory of Mesoamerica.

 

Erik R. Scott
Associate Professor
Wescoe Hall, Room 2610

Modern Russia, Eurasia, and the Soviet Union; migration and diaspora; borders; comparative empires

Hagith Sivan
Professor
785-864-9466
Wescoe Hall, Room 3644

Ancient history; Roman history; early Christianity; late antiquity; early medieval history; Judaica; women in antiquity.

Marta V. Vicente
Associate Professor
785-864-2235
Blake Hall, Room 322

History of sexuality and women's history in 18th-century Spain; European women's history from the 1600s to the present; feminist theory; gender and sexuality.

Kim Warren
Associate Professor
785-864-9451
Wescoe Hall, Room 3616

History of gender and race in African American and Native American education; history of Kansas; United States history; women's history; citizenship and American identity; race and gender relations; identity development in the African Diaspora; social, civil rights, and reform movements.

Jennifer L. Weber
Associate Professor
785-864-9457
Wescoe Hall, Room 3604

Civil War; political, social, and military history; Abraham Lincoln; 19th century U.S. history; war and society; the American presidency.

Nathan Wood
Associate Professor
785-864-9458
Wescoe Hall, Room 3642

19th and 20th century Eastern Europe; Poland; modern Europe; urban and cultural history; speed and transportation technologies.


 
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