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WKU History Department - Faculty and Staff


History Department Faculty and Staff


Full-time Faculty


Charles Borders
Charles Borders
Associate Professor
U.S., Europe, World
South Campus C171
(270) 745-2549
charles.borders@wku.edu
 
Dorothea Browder
Dorothea Browder
Assistant Professor
U.S. Women, Labor
Cherry Hall 237
(270) 745-5725
dorothea.browder@wku.edu
 
Carol Crowe-Carraco
Carol Crowe-Carraco
University Distinguished Professor
Kentucky, Tudor-Stuart, Women
Cherry Hall 208
(270) 745-5731
carol.crowecarraco@wku.edu
 
Robert Dietle
Robert Dietle
Department Head
Associate Professor
French Revolution, European
Intellectual History
Cherry Hall 240A
(270) 745-5731
robert.dietle@wku.edu
 
Chunmei Du
Chunmei Du
Assistant Professor
Modern East Asia, Chinese Diaspora
Cherry Hall 236
(270) 745-5743
chunmei.du@wku.edu
 
Marko Dumančić
Marko Dumančić
Assistant Professor
Cold War, Modern Russia & Eastern Europe
Cherry Hall 219
(270) 745-7026
marko.dumancic@wku.edu
 
Marc Eagle
Marc Eagle
Assistant Professor
Latin America, Early Modern Spain
Cherry Hall 238
(270) 745-7026
marc.eagle@wku.edu
 
John Hardin
John Hardin
Professor
African American, Africa
Cherry Hall 223A
(270) 745-2233
john.hardin@wku.edu
 
Tony Harkins
Tony Harkins
Associate Professor
20th-century United States History, American Popular Culture since Civil War, American Studies
Cherry Hall 218
(270) 745-3149
anthony.harkins@wku.edu
 
Eric Kondratieff
Eric Kondratieff
Assistant Professor
Greek & Roman History, Historiography & Material Culture; Ancient Ethnic Identity; Latin
Cherry Hall 217
(270) 745-8861
eric.kondratieff@wku.edu
 
Glenn W. LaFantasie
Glenn W. LaFantasie
Richard Frockt Family Professor of History
Nineteenth-Century America, Civil War and Reconstruction, Old South
Cherry Hall 229
(270) 745-4950
glenn.lafantasie@wku.edu
 
David Lee
David Lee
Dean of Potter College
Professor
20th Century U.S., Aviation, U.S. Political, South
Fine Arts Center 200
(270) 745-5204
david.lee@wku.edu
 
Andrew McMichael
Andrew McMichael
Assistant Dean of Potter College
Associate Professor
Atlantic World, Borderlands, History of Alcohol, Colonial/Revolutionary America
Fine Arts Center 200
(270) 745-2344; (270) 745-6538
andrew.mcmichael@wku.edu
 
Jeffrey Miner
Jeffrey Miner
Assistant Professor
Late Medieval Europe & Mediterranean
Cherry Hall 214B
(270) 745-3841
jeffrey.miner@wku.edu
 
Patti Minter
Patti Minter
Associate Professor
American Legal, 19th and 20th-Century U.S. and Southern
Cherry Hall 206
(270) 745-5098
patricia.minter@wku.edu
 
Beth Plummer
Beth Plummer
Director of Graduate Studies
Associate Professor
Renaissance and Reformation Europe
Cherry Hall 223B
(270) 745-5739
beth.plummer@wku.edu
 
Eric Reed
Eric Reed
Associate Professor
Modern France, Modern Europe
Cherry Hall 233
(270) 745-5732
eric.reed@wku.edu
 
Juan Romero
Juan Romero
Assistant Professor
Modern Middle East
Cherry Hall 214A
(270) 745-3196
juan.romero@wku.edu
 
Selena Sanderfer
Selena Sanderfer
Assistant Professor
African Diaspora, American History
Cherry Hall 230B
(270) 745-4739
selena.sanderfer@wku.edu
 
David Serafini
David Serafini
Instructor
U.S., Europe, World
Cherry Hall 224D
(270) 745-6937
david.serafini@wku.edu
 
Jack Thacker
Jack Thacker
Professor
European History since 1815, Military History, Diplomatic History
Cherry Hall 224C
(270) 745-5737
 
Tamara Van Dyken
Tamara Van Dyken
Assistant Professor
United States Religious History, Evangelicalism and Fundamentalism, History Education
Cherry Hall 230A
(270) 745-2994
tamara.vandyken@wku.edu
 
Jennifer Walton-Hanley
Jennifer Walton-Hanley
Assistant Professor
African American and Race, Civil War & Reconstruction, U.S. 1750-1930, 19th-Century Britain
WKU-Glasgow, Room 214
(270) 659-6959
jennifer.walton-hanley@wku.edu
 
Richard Weigel
Richard Weigel
Undergraduate Advisor
University Distinguished Professor
Ancient Greece and Rome
Cherry Hall 201A
(270) 745-5724
richard.weigel@wku.edu
 

Part-Time, Emeritus, and Affiliated Faculty


James Baker
James Baker
University Distinguished Professor (Emeritus)
U.S., Britain
Cherry Hall 230D
(270) 745-5741
james.baker@wku.edu
 
Charles Bussey
Charles Bussey
Professor Emeritus
19th-Century U.S.
Cherry Hall 231
(270) 745-5735
charles.bussey@wku.edu
 
Robert Haynes
Robert Haynes
Professor Emeritus
U.S. South, Race
Cherry Hall 220D
(270) 745-4090
robert.haynes@wku.edu
 
Stephen Kershner
Stephen Kershner
Instructor
Roman History & Classical Literature
Cherry Hall 212
(270) 745-5738
stephen.kershner@wku.edu
 
Marion B. Lucas
Marion B. Lucas
University Distinguished Professor (Emeritus)
Old South, Civil War, and Reconstruction
Cherry Hall 224B
(270) 745-5736
marion.lucas@wku.edu
 
Alexander Olson
Alexander Olson
Assistant Professor, Honors College
U.S. Cultural & Intellectual History since 1860, U.S. West, American Studies
Garrett Conference Center 121
(270) 745-2081
alexander.olson@wku.edu
 
Paula Trafton
Paula Trafton
Instructor
Europe, World
Cherry Hall 220C
(270) 745-6981
paula.trafton@wku.edu
 
Richard Troutman
Richard Troutman
Professor Emeritus
Kentucky History
Cherry Hall 232
(270) 745-6067
richard.troutman@wku.edu
 

Staff


Janet Haynes
Janet Haynes
History Department Office Associate
Cherry Hall 201
270-745-3842
janet.haynes@wku.edu
 
 
 Last Modified 5/13/14