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

 

GREGG HERKEN
Professor of History (Emeritus)

 

SEAN MALLOY
Associate 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 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

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 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

  • Immigration History
  • Labor History
  • Critical Race and Ethnic Studies
  • Politics of Food and Water

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SABRINA SMITH
Assistant Professor of History

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

 

 

DAVID TORRES-ROUFF
Associate Professor of History and Departmental Chair

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