Research Interests

Carlos Aguirre
Interests: Latin American Studies

Ina Asim
Associate Professor
Interests: Asian Studies, Food Studies, Medieval Studies

Steven Beda
Assistant Professor
Interests: 20th Century US History, Labor History, Environmental History

Lindsay Frederick Braun
Associate Professor
Interests: Southern Africa 1750-1950, East Africa 1850-1960, Comparative Colonialism, Environmental History, History of Science and Technology (esp. geography)

Alexander Dracobly
Senior Instructor II
Interests: European Studies, Middle East and North African Studies

Andrew Goble
Interests: Japan

Melissa Graboyes
Associate Professor
Interests: African Studies

Annelise Heinz
Associate Professor
Interests: Histories of U.S. Women and Gender; Sexuality and LGBTQ History; Race & Ethnicity; Consumerism; Transpacific History

Ellen Herman
Interests: Modern United States, human sciences, social engineering, therapeutic culture

Julie Hessler
Associate Professor
Interests: Food Studies, History, Russian East European and Eurasian Studies

Ocean Howell
Associate Professor
Interests: History of US cities, especially on the West Coast; history of architecture and urban planning; history of race and ethnicity

Ryan Jones
Interests: Russia, The Pacific, Global Environment

Vera Keller
Interests: Development of the idea and practices of research in early modern Europe; emergence of experimental science

David Luebke
Interests: European Studies, Food Studies, German & Scandinavian, Judaic Studies

John McCole
Associate Professor
Interests: Comparative Literature, European Studies, German & Scandinavian

Ian F. McNeely
Interests: German history, European history, world history, history of knowledge

Daniel Rosenberg
Interests: Intellectual History, History of Science and Technology, Visual Culture, Language and Linguistics, Enlightenment

Brett Rushforth
Associate Professor
Interests: Early American History/Colonial America

Arafaat A. Valiani
Associate Professor
Interests: Indigenous, Race and Ethnic Studies; Global Health

Lissa Wadewitz
Beekman Professor of Northwest and Pacific History
Interests: Native American, Pacific/Marine World, US West, US Environmental

Julie Weise
Associate Professor
Interests: Identity, Citizenship, Migration, Race, and Nations in the Americas and The World Through The Lens of History

Marsha Weisiger
Associate Professor
Interests: US West, Environmental History, Native Americans

Timothy Williams
Associate Professor
Interests: 19th Century U.S. history, the Civil War and Reconstruction, intellectual and cultural history, book history, gender, education, prisons and prisoners

Lisa Wolverton
Interests: Medieval Studies, Russian East European and Eurasian Studies

Reuben Zahler
Associate Professor
Interests: Latin America