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.
Cultural history of gender, sexuality, the body, and the senses; modern France, Britain and America; European intellectual and cultural history.
Office Hours Spring 2020: Th. 4:00-7:00 & by appointment
Director of the Hall Center for the Humanities and Charles W. Battey Distinguished Professor of History at the University of Kansas.
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.
Office Hours Spring 2020: Tu. 1:00-2:00 & W. 2:00-3:00 & by appointment
North American West; Great Plains; U.S. Women and Gender; Native American and Indigenous History
Hannington Ochwada is a lecturer of African History in the departments of History and of African and African-American Studies. Originally from Kenya and a native Kiswahili speaker, he has taught in the U.S for many years. His research focuses on gender and sexuality in East Africa and introduces students and community members to concepts of global Islam and religious syncretism.
Religion in the US, US History, Scriptural Interpretation, Conservative Evangelicalism, American Studies, Economics, Neoliberalism, Race and Religion, 20th Century US; Ancient World with a focus in Ancient Egypt and Ancient Mesopotamia, Biblical Studies
Office Hours Spring 2020: Th. 12:30-2:30 and by appointment
Mexico, Central America, Caribbean; intellectual and social history of race; African Diaspora in Latin America; ethnohistory of Mesoamerica.
Office Hours Spring 2020: On leave for Spring 2020 semester.
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.
Office Hours Spring 2020: Tu. 12:00-3:00