American History

Mia Bay
Professor

Ph.D., Yale
African American; American intellectual and cultural

Paul G. E. Clemens
Professor
Ph.D., Wisconsin-Madison
Early American, Southern, Agricultural History; interest in economic and cultural development and modern legal history

Dorothy Sue Cobble
Distinguished Professor
Ph.D., Stanford
Labor; women and gender

James Delbourgo
Associate Professor

Ph.D., Columbia
Atlantic World, Science, Early Modern Expansionism

Rachel Devlin
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Yale
Twentieth-century American culture and gender

Erica Armstrong Dunbar
Distinguished Professor
Ph.D., Columbia
African American, women's, urban slavery, emancipation studies, race and gender

David Foglesong
Professor

Ph.D., UC Berkeley
American foreign relations; Soviet

David Greenberg
Professor
Ph.D., Columbia
Twentieth-century United States; political and cultural

Kali Gross
Distinguished Professor
Ph.D.,  Pennsylvania
Race, gender, and justice in the United States History

T.J. Jackson Lears
Distinguished Professor

Ph.D., Yale
American cultural and intellectual

James Livingston
Professor

Ph.D., Northern Illinois
Nineteenth- and 20th-century U.S. intellectual and economic

Norman Markowitz
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Michigan
Nineteenth- and 20th-century U.S. intellectual and economic 

Lou Masur
Distinguished Professor
Ph.D., Princeton
American cultural history

Richard McCormick
Distinguished Professor
Ph.D., Yale
Political Corruption in American History; Higher Education in Modern America

Jennifer Mittelstadt
Professor
Ph.D., Michigan
Twentieth-century U.S., politics; gender, race, and the state; women; military

Donna Murch
Associate Professor

Ph.D., UC Berkeley
African American; African diaspora

Jamie Pietruska
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Nineteenth-century U.S. culture; science and technology; knowledge production

Walter C. Rucker
Professor

Ph.D., UC Riverside
African American; African diaspora; Black Atlantic

Johanna Schoen
Professor

Ph.D., North Carolina
Twentieth-century United States; public health

Peter Silver
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Yale
Colonial and revolutionary North America; American Indian

Camilla Townsend
Professor
Ph.D., Rutgers
Latin America; Native America; women's and gender

Andy Urban
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Minnesota
U.S. Immigration, empire, and labor history; public history and memory

Deborah G. White
Board of Governors Professor

Ph.D., Illinois
African American; women's and gender