Faculty & Staff

Connie Y. Chiang
Associate Professor of History and Environmental Studies
U.S. West, social, environmental

Dallas G. Denery II
Associate Professor of History
Medieval intellectual and cultural

David Gordon
Associate Professor of History
Africa

David Hecht
Assistant Professor of History
Director of the First-Year Seminar Program
20th-century America, Cold War, History of Science

K. Page Herrlinger
Associate Professor of History
Chair of History Department
Late imperial Russia, Soviet, late modern Europe

Matthew W. Klingle 
Associate Professor of History and Environmental Studies
Urban, environmental, 20th-century America

Sarah F. McMahon 
Associate Professor of History
Colonial and early national America, gender, family, community, environmental

Brian Purnell (on leave of absence for the spring 2014 semester)
Assistant Professor of Africana Studies and History

Patrick Rael 
Associate Professor of History
19th-century America, African American, multiethnic

Meghan K. Roberts
Assistant Professor of History
Early modern Europe 

Nishtha Singh
Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in History and Asian Studies

Rachel Sturman (on leave of absence for the 2013-14 academic year)
Associate Professor of History and Asian Studies
South Asia

Susan L. Tananbaum (on leave of absence for the 2013-14 academic year)
Associate Professor of History
Britain, modern Europe, Jewish

Olufemi O. Vaughan
Geoffrey Canada Professor of Africana Studies and History
Modern African Political and Social History; Africa Diaspora Studies; Globalization

Allen Wells
Roger Howell, Jr. Professor of History
Latin America, Caribbean

Leah Zuo
Assistant Professor of History and Asian Studies

Research Associates

Peter John Bakewell
Research Associate in History

William Rosenberg

Research Associate in History

Elizabeth Shesko
Research Associate in History and Latin American Studies

William B. Taylor
Research Associate in History

Emeritus Faculty

Daniel Levine
Thomas Brackett Reed Professor of History and Political Science Emeritus
Modern America, Denmark, welfare state

Randolph Stakeman
Associate Professor of History and Africana Studies Emeritus

Department

Dept. Phone: (207) 725-3291
Dept. Fax: (207) 725-3929

History Department Faculty by Regional Specialization

Africa David Gordon
Olufemi O. Vaughan
Latin America Allen Wells
East Asia Leah Zuo
South Asia Nishtha Singh
Europe and Great Britain Dallas Denery
Page Herrlinger
Meghan Roberts
United States Connie Chiang
David Hecht
Matthew Klingle
Sarah McMahon
Patrick Rael
Brian Purnell