2020-2021 University Catalog 
    Jul 25, 2024  
2020-2021 University Catalog archived

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
           Michelle (Mikki) Brock, Winter 2021, interim


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 History
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)-2018
Associate Professor of History
Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin

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

Sarah Horowitz, Ph.D.—(2008)-2020
Professor of History
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Mary C. (Molly) Michelmore, Ph.D.—(2006)-2020
Professor of History
Ph.D., University of Michigan

Barton A. Myers, Ph.D.—(2013)-2016
Class of 1960 Professor of Ethics and History
Ph.D., University of Georgia

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

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

Melissa E. Vise, Ph.D.—(2018)-2018
Assistant Professor of History
Ph.D. Northwestern University

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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