History Experts

Claire Rydell Arcenas

Department of History 

Area of Expertise:

American Intellectual History; American Political History; The American Revolution and Founding Documents; Early America and the Early Modern Atlantic World 

Samir Bitar

Modern and Classical Languages & Literatures, Central & Southwest Asian Studies

Area of Expertise:

Second Language Acquisition; Identity and Language; Arab/Islamic History and Culture; Governments/Politics of the World with Emphasis on the Middle East

Ted Catton

Department of History 

Area of Expertise:

History of Conservation; Indians and the Environment; National Park Service Organizational History; The Fur Trade

Richard Drake

Department of History 

Area of Expertise:

Contemporary Europe; Historiography; Italian History; Modern American Foreign Policy; Modern European Social, Cultural and Intellectual History; Terrorism

John Eglin

Department of History 

Area of Expertise:

Cultural History; Early Modern European History with a Focus on Great Britain

Linda S. Frey

Department of History 

Area of Expertise:

Early Modern European History with a Focus on France and Germany; International Law and the International State System; The French Revolution

Robert H. Greene

Department of History 

Area of Expertise:

Cultural and Social History of Russia and the Soviet Union; Religious History

Anya Jabour

Department of History 

Area of Expertise:

History of Women, Gender, Families, Children and Adolescence in the US; History of Women's Activism in the US

Mehrdad Kia

Department of History 

Area of Expertise:

Central Asia; Islamic Civilization; Middle Eastern History; North Africa

Michael Mayer

Department of History 

Area of Expertise:

History of American Law; Post-World War II American Culture; United States Since 1945; U.S. Civil Rights Movement

Jody Pavilack

Department of History 

Area of Expertise:

Historical Memory; Labor; Modern Latin American History; Social, Cultural and Political History

George Price

Department of History 

Area of Expertise:

History of Early American Intercultural Relations

Eric Schluessel

Department of History 

Area of Expertise:

Cultural and Social History of China and Central Asia; Minority Politics in China 

Tobin Miller Shearer

History, African-American Studies

Area of Expertise:

Civil Rights Movement; Anabaptist history (Mennonites, Amish, Hutterites); Religion and Race Relations; African-American Religion; Children's History; Fresh Air Rural Hosting Movement; US Religious History

Kyle G. Volk

Department of History

Jeff Wiltse

Department of History 

Area of Expertise:

Modern American Social and Cultural History; Montana History; Public Space and Public Life