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Department of History

Murray State University

6B Faculty Hall, Murray, KY 42071-3341

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Dr. Kathy Callahan

Dr. Kathy Callahan

Department Chair

6B-13, Faculty Hall

Ph.D., Marquette University, 2005; M.A., Marquette University, 1995; M.S., Indiana State University; B.S., Indiana State University; Teaching Interests: Modern European History, Renaissance, Reformation, Medieval Europe, Early Modern Europe, British History

Victoria Herndon

Victoria Herndon

Administrative Assistant

Dr. Brian Clardy

Dr. Brian Clardy

Associate Professor of History

6B-10, Faculty Hall

Ph.D., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, 1999; M.P.A., Murray State University, 1991; B.A., The University of Tennessee at Martin, 1988 Teaching Interest: World Religions, American Politics, International Relations, U.S. Diplomatic History since 1900

Tamara D. Feinstein

Tamara D. Feinstein

Assistant Professor of History

6B-4, Faculty Hall

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2013 M.A., University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2007 M.A., The George Washington University, 2000 B.A., Wayne State University, 1997 Teaching Interest: Latin American History, Political Violence, Memory, Human Rights, the Cold War, the Andes (Peru and Chile), Art and Politics, Digital Humanities, the Left, Revolutionary Movements

Dr. Selina J. Gao

Dr. Selina J. Gao

Associate Professor of History

6B-03, Faculty Hall

Ph.D., The University of Western Ontario, 2010 M.A., Beijing University, 2003 Double B.A., Beijing University, 2000 Teaching Interests: Modern China, Intellectual and Cultural History, Sino-Foreign Relations, Women's Studies, East Asian History

Dr. Marjorie Hilton

Dr. Marjorie Hilton

Professor of History

6B-11, Faculty Hall

Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2003 M.A., University of South Alabama, 1996 B.S., Louisiana State University, 1984 Teaching Interest: Revolutionary Russia, Soviet Union, Modern Europe, Consumer Culture, Gender, Film

Dr. James Humphreys

Dr. James Humphreys

Professor of History

6B-18, Faculty Hall

Ph.D., Mississippi State University, 2005 M.A., North Carolina State University, 1989 B.S., Social Science, Campbell University, 1985 Teaching Interests: African-American History, Early American History, Government, Modern Europe history, Southern US history

Dr. Aaron Irvin

Dr. Aaron Irvin

Associate Professor of History

6B-04, Faculty Hall

Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 2012 M.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 2007 B.A., Western Washington University, 2005 Teaching Interests: Greece, Rome, Ancient History

Dr. Olga Koulisis

Dr. Olga Koulisis

Assistant Professor of History

6B-19, Faculty Hall

Ph.D., University of Connecticut M.Ed., Worcester State University B.A., Boston University Teaching Interest: U.S. and the World, History of Capitalism, Twentieth-Century International History, Social Studies Education

Dr. Christine B. Lindner

Dr. Christine B. Lindner

Assistant Professor of History

6B-05, Faculty Hall

Ph.D., University of Edinburgh, 2009 M.A., Durham University, 2004 B.A., Gordon College, 2002 Teaching Interests: Middle Eastern History, Ottoman History, Lebanon & Syria, Protestantism in the Middle East, Christianity in the Middle East, Women's History, Historic Cemeteries, Digital History

Dr. David Pizzo

Dr. David Pizzo

Professor of History

6B-15, Faculty Hall

History Graduate Studies Coordinator Faculty Coordinator, Office of Research and Creative Activity (ORCA) Chairman, International Studies Advisory Council (ISAC) Ph.D., University of North Carolina, 2007 M.A., University of North Carolina, 2001 B.A., Duke University, 1999 Teaching Interests: German History, Modern European History, African History, the World Wars, Imperialism, Genocide

Dr. Eleanor Rivera

Dr. Eleanor Rivera

Assistant Professor of History

6B-09, Faculty Hall

Ph.D., The University of Chicago, 2015 M.A., The University of Chicago, 2007 B.A., Smith College, 2004 Teaching Interests: Modern Europe, Modern France, Childhood, History of Education, Empire, Religion, Gender, Material Culture

Matthew Robertson

Matthew Robertson

Lecturer

Ph.D, University of California-Santa Barbara, 2017 M.A., St. John's College-Santa Fe, 2009 B.S., Truman State University, 2005 Teaching Interests: South Asian religious traditions, Ancient History, History of Science and Medicine, History of Christian Thought, Philosophy of Religion

Dr. Charlotte Beahan

Dr. Charlotte Beahan

Professor Emeritus of History

Ph.D., Columbia University, 1976 M.A., Columbia University, 1969 B.A., Michigan State University, 1967 Teaching Interests: East Asia, Women's History, World Civilizations

Dr. J. Duane Bolin

Dr. J. Duane Bolin

Professor Emeritus of History

Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 1988 M.A., University of Kentucky, 1982 B.A., Belmont University 1978 Teaching Interest: American History, Gilded Age and Progressive Era, Kentucky History

Dr. William Mulligan Jr.

Dr. William Mulligan Jr.

Professor Emeritus of History

Ph.D., Clark University, 1982 M.A., Clark University, 1973 B.A., Assumption College, 1970 Teaching Interests: Irish Diaspora, Early America, U.S. Social and Industrial History

Dr. William Schell, Jr.

Dr. William Schell, Jr.

Professor Emeritus of History

Ph.D., University of North Carolina, 1992 M.A., University of North Carolina, 1985 B.A., University of North Carolina, 1982 Teaching Interests: Mexican History, Latin-American History, Film, Foreign Relations

Rebecca E. Dames, MA

Instructor

M.A., Murray State University, 2016 B.A., Murray State University, 2010 Teaching Interests: World Civilizations I & II

Dr. Sean (Jeff) McLaughlin

Instructor
Special Collections and Exhibits Librarian

Ph.D., The University of Western Ontario, 2010 M.A., University of Leeds, 2002 B.A., Carleton University, 2001 Teaching Interests: Twentieth Century US, Twentieth Century World, American Foreign Relations, Cold War, Vietnam War, Sport History

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