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Undergraduate Catalog 2012

Faculty Details for History


Marjoleine Kars
B.A., Duke University, 1982; Ph.D., 1994


Rebecca L. Boehling
B.A., Duke University, 1977; M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1980; Ph.D.,1990
James Grubb
B.A., Williams College, 1974; B.Phil., The University of York (U.K.), 1975; Ph.D., The University of Chicago, 1983
John Jeffries
B.A. Harvard University, 1963; M.Phil., Yale University, 1971; Ph.D., Yale University 1973; Also Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Interests: United States recent history and politics; public policy history
Constantine Vaporis
B.A., The Ohio State University, 1979; M.A., Princeton University, 1984; Ph.D., 1987
Ka-Che Yip
B.A., The University of Hong Kong, 1965; M.A., Columbia University, 1967; Ph.D., 1970

Associate Professors

Terry Bouton
B.S., Cornell University, 1989; M.A., Duke University, 1993; Ph.D., 1996
Kate Brown
B.A., University of Wisconsin, 1988; M.A., University of Washington, 1993; Ph.D., 2000
Amy Froide
B.A., University of San Diego, 1988; M.A.T., 1990; M.A., Duke University, 1992; Ph.D., 1996
Marjoleine Kars
B.A., Duke University, 1982; Ph.D., 1994
Denise Meringolo
B.A., The George Washington University, 1990; M.A., University of Maryland, College Park, 1994; Ph.D., The George Washington University, 2005
Daniel Ritschel
B.A., McGill University, 1978; M.A., 1981; Ph.D., University of Oxford (U.K.), 1987
Anne Sarah Rubin
B.A., Pomona College, 1968; B.F.A., California Institute of the Arts, 1975; M.F.A., 1981; M.A., Princeton University, 1996; Ph.D., 2000
Michelle Scott
B.A., Stanford University, 1996; M.A., Cornell University, 2000, Ph.D., 2002
Joseph N. Tatarewicz
B.A. Towson University, 1972; M.A., The Catholic University of America, 1976; MA., Indiana University 1981; Ph.D., 1984

Assistant Professors

Christy Ford Chaplin
B.A., The College of William and Mary, 1997; M.A. University of Virginia; Ph.D., 2011.
Susan McDonough
A.B., Princeton University, 1996; M.A., Yale University, 2001; Ph.D., 2005
G. Derek Musgrove
B.A., University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 1997; M.A., New York University, 1999; Ph.D., 2005
Meredith Oyen
B.A., University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 1998; M.A. Georgetown University, 2007; Ph.D., 2009

Adjunct Associate Professors

John Birkenmeier
Clayton Laurie
B.A., University of Northern Iowa, 1977; M.A., University of Nebraska, 1982; Ph.D., American University, 1990
Interests: Military history, U.S. intelligence history
Howard Smead
B.A., University of Maryland, College Park, 1970; M.A., 1972; Ph.D., 1979

Program Director and Lecturer/ Universities at Shady Grove

Andrew Nolan
B.A. Loyola University, New Orleans, LA, 1989; M.A., University of Maryland, College Park, 1993; Ph.D., 2001, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Professor of the Practice, Director Martha Ross Center for Oral History

Barry Lanman
B.S., Towson State University, 1973; M.Ed., 1975; Ed.D., Temple University, 1984