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Washington and Lee University    
  Nov 21, 2017
2017-2018 University Catalog

History (HIST)

Honors: The History Department offers an Honors Program in history for qualified students; see the department head or department web page for details.

Department Head: Mary (Molly) Michelmore


First date is the year in which the faculty member began service as regular faculty at the University. Second date is the year of appointment to the present rank.

David A. Bello, Ph.D.—(2004)-2016
Elizabeth Otey Professor of East Asian Studies
Ph.D., University of Southern California

Richard H. Bidlack, Ph.D.—(1987)-2011
Martin and Brooke Stein Professor of History
Ph.D., Indiana University

Michelle Diane Brock, Ph.D.—(2014)-2014
Assistant Professor of British History
Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin

Theodore C. DeLaney, Ph.D.—(1995)-2001
Associate Professor of History
Ph.D., College of William and Mary

Robert Matthew Gildner, Ph.D.—(2012)-2012
Assistant Professor of History
Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin

Sarah Horowitz, Ph.D.—(2008)-2014
Associate Professor of History
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Mary C. (Molly) Michelmore, Ph.D.—(2006)-2012
Associate Professor of History
Ph.D., University of Michigan

Barton A. Myers, Ph.D.—(2013)-2013
Assistant Professor of History
Ph.D., University of Georgia

William Patch, Ph.D.—(2005)-2005
William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of History
Ph.D., Yale University

David S. Peterson, Ph.D.—(1999)-2009
Professor of History
Ph.D., Cornell University

Nicolaas A. Rupke, Ph.D.—(2011)-2011
Johnson Professor of History
Ph.D., Princeton University

Roberta H. Senechal, Ph.D.—(1988)-2007
Professor of History
Ph.D., University of Virginia

Tyrone H. (TJ) Tallie, Ph.D.—(2014)-2014
Assistant Professor of African History
Ph.D., University of Illinois

Note: History courses are numbered according to the following scheme. Within the 200 and 300 levels, the last two digits indicate the following groupings:

00-29 European History
30-69 United States, Canadian, and Latin American History
70-89 African, Asian and Global History




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