Faculty

 

SUSAN AMUSSEN
Professor of History

  • British history, especially social and cultural history of 1500-1800
  • Atlantic world, 1500-1800
  • European women's history
  • Shakespeare and society
  • Arts, culture and social change
Susan Amussen - Professor of History

KEVIN DAWSON
Associate Professor of History

  • Atlantic history
  • Early American history
  • African diaspora

GREGG HERKEN
Professor of History (Emeritus)

  • History
  • American diplomatic history
  • Nuclear history
  • History of the Cold War

SEAN MALLOY
Professor of History

  • U.S. diplomatic history
  • Nuclear history
  • Race and U.S. foreign policy
  • 20th century U.S. social movements

MARIA MARTIN
Assistant Professor of African History

  • African Women and Gender
  • African Nationalism
  • Black Feminisms and African Gender Theories
  • Intellectual History of African Women
  • Ancient Africa
  • Transnational Black Identity and Experiences

KIT MYERS
Assistant Professor of History & Critical Race and Ethnic Studies

  • Critical Race & Ethnic Studies
  • Critical Adoption Studies
  • American Studies
  • Legal Studies
  • Asian American Studies
  • Family and Kinship Studies
  • Critical Pedagogy

SHOLEH QUINN
Associate Professor of History

  • History of the Middle East
  • History of Iran
  • History of the Mongols
  • Early Modern Islamic Empires
 

ROMINA RUVALCABA
Assistant Professor of Latin American History

  • Modern Mexico
  • Agrarian and Agricultural Studies
  • The Smallholding and Ranchos
  • Rural Bossism and Violence
  • Social History of Latin America

MUEY SAETEURN
Assistant Professor of History

  • African History, especially social history of 20th century Kenya
  • History of Development
  • Agricultural and Rural History
  • Decolonization and Independence Studies

MARIO SIFUENTEZ
Associate Professor of History

  • Race
  • Immigration
  • Water
  • Food
  • Labor

SABRINA SMITH
Assistant Professor of Latin American History

  • Race
  • Gender
  • African Diaspora
  • Colonial Latin America
  • Slavery

DAVID TORRES-ROUFF
Associate Professor and Chair of History

  • Comparative race and ethnicity in 19th century US
  • Borderlands
  • Urban history
  • California and the US West

MA VANG
Assistant Professor and Chair of Critical Race and Ethnic Studies

  • Southeast Asian and Asian American histories and cultures
  • Hmong American Studies
  • U.S. history
  • Critical refugee studies
  • Race, gender and sexuality
  • War and U.S. imperialism and transnationalism