Our program faculty’s research and teaching specialties cover the globe through their disciplinary specialties and span the centuries in their historical interests. These nationally and internationally known scholars are associated with many of the outstanding interdisciplinary programs on campus, including Women’s Studies, East Asian Studies, African Studies, Latin American Studies, Continental European Studies, Black American Studies, Jewish Studies, and International Relations. Our Social Studies Secondary Education program continues to be highly ranked nationally by the National Council for the Social Studies due to its rigor, innovation, and expertise in both pedagogy and social studies content.
Lawrence Duggan, Ph.D.
Later Middle Ages, Renaissance, and Reformation, with an emphasis on church and German history
Darryl Flaherty, Ph.D.
Japanese history and East Asian social and political history, from the nineteenth century to the present
Alan Fox, Ph.D.
Comparative Philosophy and Religion
Michael Frassetto, Ph.D.
Barry Joyce, Ph.D.
Program Director. Coordinator of the History/Social Studies Secondary Education Program. American West and Native American history
Hannah Kim, Ph.D.
Coordinator of the History/Social Studies Secondary Education program. U.S. and Korean relations in the early to mid-twentieth century
W.O. Maloba, Ph.D.
African nationalism, revolutionary movements, women’s history and Africana studies
Rudi Matthee, Ph.D.
Peter Rees, Ph.D.
Professor of Geography, Emeritus
Jonathan Russ, Ph.D.
Delaware and modern American business history
Yuanchong Wang, Ph.D.
Late imperial and modern Chinese and East Asian history
Program Support Staff
Administrative Assistant, History Graduate Program
Angela Hoseth, M.Ed.
Coordinator, History Media Center