Meet Our Faculty

Douglas Ambrose

Douglas Ambrose, 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
Mackenzie Cooley

Mackenzie Cooley, Assistant Professor of History

B.A., Cornell University; M.A., Ph.D., Stanford University
Areas of expertise: history of science; early modern world; Colonial Latin America; environmental history; intellectual history; digital humanities; history of gender and sexuality; animal studies; genetics and history
John Eldevik

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

Kevin Grant, the Edgar B. Graves Professor of History

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

Maurice Isserman, the Publius Virgilius Rogers Professor of American History

B.A., Reed College; M.A. and 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

Shoshana Keller, Professor of History

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

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
Lisa Trivedi

Lisa Trivedi, Chair, Professor of History

B.A., Hampshire College; M.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., University of California, Davis
Areas of expertise: cultural and social history of modern South Asia, specializing in the history of nationalism, colonialism and women
Thomas Wilson

Thomas Wilson, the Bates and Benjamin Professor of Classical and Religious Studies, Director of Asian Studies

B.A., University of Connecticut; A.M. and Ph.D., University of Chicago
Areas of expertise: Chinese history, culture and religion; Confucian ritual and the imperial cults devoted to Heaven and to Confucius

Peter Simons, Lecturer in 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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