Meet Our Faculty

Douglas Ambrose, the Carolyn C. and David M. Ellis '38 Distinguished Teaching Professor of History

B.A., Rutgers University; M.A., University of Rochester; Ph.D., State University of New York at Binghamton
Areas of expertise: U.S. history, the old South, Christianity in American history, American colonial history, the American founding era and proslavery thought

John Eldevik, Associate Professor of History

B.A., Pomona College; M.A. and Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
Areas of expertise: social and economic history of the early Middle Ages, history of law and mechanisms of conflict resolution and the perceptions of non-Christian peoples and lands in medieval manuscript culture

Kevin Grant, Professor and Chair of the History Department

B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Areas of expertise: the British Empire, modern Britain and Ireland and international humanitarianism

Maurice Isserman, the Publius Virgilius Rogers Professor of American History

B.A., Reed College; M.A., University of Rochester; Ph.D., University of Rochester
Areas of expertise: 20th century American radical movements, history of the 1960s and the history of mountaineering and exploration

Shoshana Keller, Professor of History

B.A., Carleton College; M.A., Indiana University; Ph.D., Indiana University
Areas of expertise: Russian and Soviet history, Central Eurasian history and history of the modern Middle East

Alfred Kelly, the Edgar B. Graves Professor of History

B.A., University of Chicago; M.A., University of Wisconsin; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
Areas of expertise: Modern European history, modern German history, history of European ideas and history of science

Faiza Moatasim, Postdoctoral Fellow in Asian Studies and Visiting Assistant Professor of History

B.Arch., National College of Arts, Pakistan; M.Arch., McGill University; Ph.D., University of Michigan

Celeste Day Moore, Assistant Professor of History

B.A., Haverford College; A.M. and Ph.D., University of Chicago
Areas of expertise: African-American history, diasporic and transnational history, race and empire in twentieth-century U.S. and France

Robert Paquette, Professor of History

A.B. and A.M., Bowling Green University; Ph.D., University of Rochester
Areas of expertise: The Old South, colonial Cuba, United States history to 1865, slavery, colonial Latin America, cross-cultural history, Atlantic world, 1450-1900, age of European expansion, conservative political thought, history of property

Peter Simons, Visiting Assistant Professor of History

B.A., Calvin College; M.P.P., University of Michigan-Ann Arbor; M.A., University of Maine-Orono; Ph.D., University of Chicago
Areas of expertise: U.S. environmental history, history of food and agriculture and historical geography
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History Department

198 College Hill Road
Clinton, NY 13323
315-859-4404 315-859-4649 history@hamilton.edu
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