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Daina Ramey Berry

Professor and Chair of the History Department; Oliver H. Radkey Regents Professorship in History; Fellow of Walter Prescott Webb Chair in History; Fellow of George W. Littlefield Professorship in American History

drb@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-3261 |
GAR 1.104

Education: Ph.D., 1998, United States History, University of California, Los Angeles

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Henry W. Brands

Professor; Jack S. Blanton Sr. Chair in History

hwbrands@austin.utexas.edu |
GAR 3.306

Education: Ph.D., 1985, University of Texas at Austin

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Benjamin Claude Brower

Associate Professor

benbrower@utexas.edu |
512-475-6813 |
GAR 3.204

Education: Ph.D., 2005, Cornell University

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Erika M. Bsumek

Associate Professor

embsumek@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-7253 |
GAR 2.104C

Education: Ph.D., 2000, Rutgers University

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Walter L. Buenger

Summerlee Foundation Chair in Texas History and Barbara Stuart Centennial Professor in Texas History; Chief Historian, Texas State Historical Association

w-buenger@austin.utexas.edu |
(512) 475-7214 |
GAR 3.118

Education: Ph.D., 1979, Rice University

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Matthew Butler

Associate Professor

mbutler@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-7972 |
GAR 3.414

Education: Ph.D., University of Bristol

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Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra

Professor; Alice Drysdale Sheffield Professor of History; Director, Institute for Historical Studies

canizares-esguerra@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-7694 |
GAR 2.108

Education: Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

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Indrani Chatterjee


ichatterjee@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-7252 |
GAR 3.412

Education: PhD, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

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Natalie Cincotta

Lecturer, and Postdoctoral Fellow at the Institute for Historical Studies


Education: 2021, The University of Texas at Austin

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Adam Clulow


adam.clulow@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-4358 |
Garrison Hall 2.104A

Education: Ph.D., 2008, Columbia University

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Judith G. Coffin


jcoffin@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-7235 |
GAR 2.206

Education: Ph.D., 1985, Yale University

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David Crew

Professor; Distinguished Teaching Professor

dfcrew@austin.utexas.edu |
GAR 2.126

Education: Ph.D., 1975, Cornell University

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Juan Carlos De Orellana Sánchez

Lecturer, and Postdoctoral Fellow at the Institute for Historical Studies


Education: Ph.D. 2021, Department of History, The University of Texas at Austin

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Susan Deans-Smith

Associate Professor

sdsmith@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-7205 |
GAR 3.302

Education: Ph.D., Cambridge University

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Lina del Castillo

Associate Professor

delcastillo@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-7258 |
GAR 3.216

Education: Ph.D., University of Miami

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Yoav Di-Capua


ydi@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-7850 |
GAR 3.222

Education: Ph.D., 2004, Princeton University

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Toyin Falola

Professor; Jacob & Frances Sanger Mossiker Chair in the Humanities; University Distinguished Teaching Prof.

toyinfalola@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-7224 |
GAR 2.142

Education: Ph.D., 1981, History, University of Ife

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Ashley D. Farmer

Associate Professor

adf@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-7230 |
GAR 2.148

Education: Ph.D., African American Studies, Harvard University

Interests: African American History, African American Women’s History, Black Political Thought.

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Signe Fourmy


signe.fourmy@austin.utexas.edu |
GAR 3.210

Education: Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin; J.D., University of Houston Law Center; B.A., Notre Dame

Interests: Slavery, Resistance, Motherhood, and the Law

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Alison K. Frazier

Associate Professor

akfrazier@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-6375 |
GAR 2.109

Education: Ph.D., 1997, Columbia University

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Joshua Frens-String

Assistant Professor

jfstring@austin.utexas.edu |
(512) 232-8361 |
GAR 0.136

Education: Ph.D., New York University

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Seth W. Garfield


sgarfield@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-7269 |
GAR 2.120; SRH 1.304A

Education: Ph.D., Yale University

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Virginia Garrard


garrard@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-7822 |
GAR 2.204

Education: Ph.D., Tulane University

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Laurie B. Green

Associate Professor

lbgreen@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-7245 (Email only in Fall 2020) |
GAR 2.116 (Working remotely in Fall 2020)

Education: Ph.D., University of Chicago

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Sumit Guha

Professor; Frances Higginbotham Nalle Centennial Professorship in History

sguha@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-7236 |
GAR 2.140

Education: PhD, University of Cambridge

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Julie Hardwick

John E. Green Regents Professor of History, UT Distinguished Teaching Professor

jhardwick@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-7221 |
GAR 3.112

Education: Ph.D., 1991, Johns Hopkins University

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Madeline Y. Hsu


myhsu@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-9303 |
GAR 3.404

Education: Ph.D., Yale University

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Bruce J. Hunt

Associate Professor

bjhunt@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-6109 |
GAR 2.106

Education: Ph.D., 1984, Johns Hopkins University

Interests: History of science and technology

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Peniel E. Joseph, PhD

Professor; Associate Dean for Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion; Barbara Jordan Chair in Ethics and Political Values

peniel.joseph@austin.utexas.edu |
475-7241 |
GAR 3.114/SRH 3.231

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Neil D. Kamil

Associate Professor

kamil@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-6110 |
GAR 2.146

Education: Ph.D., 1989, Johns Hopkins University

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Mark Atwood Lawrence

Associate Professor

malawrence@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-9304 |
GAR 3.220

Education: Ph.D., 1999, Yale University

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Talitha LeFlouria

Associate Professor and Fellow of the Mastin Gentry White Professorship in Southern History

Talitha.LeFlouria@austin.utexas.edu |
(512) 475-7267 |
GAR 2.202

Education: Ph.D., Howard University

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Philippa Levine

Professor; Walter Prescott Webb Chair in History and Ideas; Director, Program in British Studies

philippa@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-1236 |
HRC 3.202B

Education: DPhil, Oxford University

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Huaiyin Li


hli@utexas.edu |
512-475-7910 |
GAR 3.202

Education: PhD, UCLA, Department of History

Interests: Modern Chinese history; Contemporary Chinese economy, society, and politics; imperial China; gender and family; agrarian studies; Chinese culture and religions; and comparative studies of development and globalization.

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Tatjana Lichtenstein

Associate Professor

lichtens@austin.utexas.edu |
737-701-0600 |
GAR 2.138

Education: Ph.D. 2009, University of Toronto, Canada

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Alberto A. Martínez


almartinez@austin.utexas.edu |

Education: Ph.D., University of Minnesota, M.A. NYU

Interests: History of science and mathematics, Einstein, historical myths in science, notions of race, political news media.

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Monica M. Martinez

Associate Professor


Education: Ph.D., 2012, American Studies, Yale University

Interests: US History, US-Mexico border, Texas, Latinxs in the United States, civil and human rights, race and memory, racial violence, public history

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Tracie M. Matysik

(on leave)
Associate Professor

matysik@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-7251 |
GAR 3.402

Education: Ph.D., 2001, Cornell University

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Madeline McMahon

Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of History

m.mcmahon@utexas.edu |
GAR 0.134

Education: Ph.D., History, Princeton University

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Steven Mintz


smintz@utexas.edu |
512-475-7257 |
GAR 3.312

Education: Ph.D., Yale University, 1979

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Leonard N. Moore

George Littlefield Professor of American History; Executive Director, UT HBCU Initiative

leonardmoore@austin.utexas.edu |
GAR 512-475-7254 |
GAR 2.111

Education: Ph.D., 1998, History, Ohio State University

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Joan Neuberger


neuberger@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-7219 |
GAR 2.102

Education: Ph.D., 1985, Stanford University

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Mary Neuburger

Professor; Director, Center for Russia, East European and Eurasian Studies; Chair, Slavic and Eurasian Studies; and Provost Teaching Fellow

burgerm@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-9124 |
BUR 452

Education: Ph.D., 1997, University of Washington

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Martha G. Newman

Professor in the Departments of History and Religious Studies

newman@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-2264 |
GAR 3.408, BUR 530

Education: Ph.D., 1988, Stanford University

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Aaron O'Connell

Associate Professor

aaron.oconnell@austin.utexas.edu |
202-999-0956 |
GAR 3.224

Education: Ph.D., History, 2009, Yale University

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Robert A. Olwell

Associate Professor

rolwell@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-7226 |
GAR 3.108

Education: Ph.D., 1991, Johns Hopkins University

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Abena Dove Osseo-Asare

(on leave)
Associate Professor


Education: Ph.D. History of Science, Harvard University

Interests: History and sociology of science, technology, and medicine, global health, Africa: Ghana, Madagascar, South Africa, nuclear energy, medical isotopes, biotechnology, healthcare textiles, plants and society, drugs, pharmaceuticals, dyes, textiles

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Rachel Ozanne

Assistant Professor of Instruction

rachel.ozanne@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-6870 |
GAR 3.226

Education: Ph.D., University of Texas

Interests: 19th century religion in the United States; theory of religion and religious experiences; intellectual history; history of psychology; ethics of Sainthood; Texas history

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Megan Raby

Associate Professor

meganraby@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-7925 |
GAR 3.410

Education: Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Interests: History of Science, Environmental History, US and Caribbean, 19th and 20th c.

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Mark Ravina

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Chair in Japanese Studies

mark.ravina@austin.utexas.edu |
Garrison 3.502

Education: Ph.D. Stanford University, 1991, A.B. Columbia University, 1983

Annette M. Rodriguez

Assistant Professor

annette.rodriguez@austin.utexas.edu |
512–471–3261 |
GAR 3.214

Education: Ph.D., 2016, Brown University

Denise A. Spellberg


spellberg@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-7202 |
GAR 3.208

Education: Ph.D., 1989, Columbia University

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Jeremi Suri

Professor; Mack Brown Distinguished Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs

suri@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-7242 |
GAR 2.122/ SRH 3.378

Education: Ph.D. in History, 2001, Yale University

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Cynthia Talbot

(on leave)

ctalbot@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-7229 |
GAR 3.406

Education: PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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Alan Tully

Professor; Eugene C. Barker Centennial Professorship in American History

tully@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-6320 |
GAR 3.504

Education: Ph.D., 1973, Johns Hopkins University

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Charters Wynn

Associate Professor; Director of Frank Denius Normandy Scholar Program on World War II

wynn@utexas.edu |
512-475-7234 |
GAR 1.120

Education: Ph.D., 1987, Stanford University

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Emilio Zamora

Professor; Fellow of George W. Littlefield Professorship in American History; and former President, Texas State Historical Association, 2019-20

e.zamora@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-8706 |
GAR 2.104B

Education: Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

Affiliated Faculty

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Kamran Scot Aghaie

Associate Professor; Director, Center for Middle Eastern Studies

kamranaghaie@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-6400 |
WMB 6.102

Education: Ph.D., 1999, University of California at Los Angeles

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Kamran Asdar Ali


asdar@austin.utexas.edu |
512 471 7531 |
SAC 4.102

Education: Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

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C. J. Alvarez

Associate Professor


Education: Ph.D., University of Chicago

Interests: history of the U.S.-Mexico border; environmental history

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B. Alex Beasley


beasley@austin.utexas.edu |
BUR 402

Education: Ph.D., Yale University

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Douglas G. Biow

Professor, Superior Oil Company-Linward Shivers Cenntenial Professor of Medieval and Renaissance Studies, and Director of the Center for European Studies

biow@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-7267; 512-232-3470 |
HRH 2.110B

Education: PhD, Johns Hopkins University

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Janet M. Davis

University Distinguished Teaching Professor; Associate Director, Plan II Honors

janetmdavis@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-1848 |
BUR 432

Education: Ph.D., History, University of Wisconsin (Madison)

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Jennifer V Ebbeler

Associate Professor

jebbeler@austin.utexas.edu |
512 471 7570 |

Education: PhD 2001, University of Pennsylvania

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William Forbath

Professor, Lloyd M. Bentsen Chair in Law, School of Law; Department of History

wforbath@law.utexas.edu |
512 232 1326 |
JON 6.216

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Lauren Gutterman

Assistant Professor

lgutterman@austin.utexas.edu |
BUR 406

Education: Ph.D.,, New York University

William Inboden

Associate Professor, LBJ School; Executive Director, Clements Center; Distinguished Scholar, Strauss Center


Education: Ph.D., Yale University

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Mónica Jiménez

Assistant Professor


Education: Ph.D., 2015, History; J.D., 2007, The University of Texas at Austin

Interests: Empire and Colonialism, Legal history of the U.S. and Puerto Rico, History of the Caribbean, Political movements and nation building, Race and diaspora

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Al Martinich

Professor; Roy Allison Vaughan Centennial Professorship in Philosophy

martinich@austin.utexas.edu |
512-484-8186 |
WAG 416A

Education: PhD, University of California at San Diego

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A. Azfar Moin

Associate Professor

amoin@austin.utexas.edu |
+1 512 232 7224 |
BUR 518

Education: PhD, University of Michigan

Carlos E. Ramos Scharrón

Assistant Professor


Education: Ph.D., Colorado State University

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Mark C. Smith

Associate Professor

mcsmith@mail.utexas.edu |
512-232-2015 |
BUR 428

Education: Ph.D., American Studies, 1980, University of Texas at Austin

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Shirley E. Thompson

Associate Professor


Education: Ph.D., 2001, History of American Civilization, Harvard University

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Marjorie Curry Woods

Jane and Roland Blumberg Centennial Professor in English; Distinguished Teaching Professor


Education: Ph.D., U. of Toronto

Professors Emeriti

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Robert H. Abzug

Professor Emeritus; Audre & Bernard Rapoport Regents Chair of Jewish Studies

zug@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-7240 |
GAR 3.310

Education: Ph.D., History, 1977, University of California, Berkeley

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Miriam Bodian

Professor Emerita


Education: Ph.D., 1988, Hebrew University

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Jonathan C. Brown


j.brown@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-7218 |
GAR 1.114

Education: Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

Interests: raising horses, tennis

Robert A. Divine (deceased)

Professor Emeritus; George W. Littlefield Professor Emeritus in American History


Education: Ph.D., 1954, Yale University

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George B. Forgie

Associate Professor and Distinguished Teaching Associate Professor

forgie@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-7231 |
GAR 3.212

Education: Ph.D., 1972, Stanford University

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Lewis L. Gould

Professor Emeritus; Eugene C. Barker Centennial Professor Emeritus in American History


Richard Graham

Professor Emeritus; Frances Higginbotham Nalle Centennial Professor Emeritus in History


Education: Ph.D., 1961, University of Texas at Austin

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Michael G. Hall

Professor Emeritus

mghall@mail.utexas.edu |
512-475-6785 |
HRC 3.102G

Education: Ph.D., 1956, Johns Hopkins University

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Antony G. Hopkins

Professor Emeritus; Walter Prescott Webb Chair Emeritus of History


Education: Ph.D., 1964, University of London

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Jacqueline Jones

Professor Emerita; Ellen C. Temple Chair in Women’s History and Mastin Gentry White Professor of Southern History

jjones@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-3261 |
GAR 1.106A

Education: Ph.D., 1976, University of Wisconsin, Madison

John E. Lamphear

Professor Emeritus


Education: Ph.D., 1972, University of London

Clarence G. Lasby

Professor Emeritus


Education: Ph.D., 1962, University of California, Los Angeles

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Brian P. Levack

Professor Emeritus; John E. Green Regents Professor Emeritus in History; Distinguished Teaching Professor

levack@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-7204 |
GAR 3.502

Education: Ph.D., 1970, Yale University

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Wm. Roger Louis

Professor Emeritus; Kerr Chair in English History and Culture; Distinguished Teaching Professor

wmrogerlouis@utexas.edu |
512-471-9274 |
HRC 3.202

Education: DPhil and DLitt, Oxford University

Interests: History of the British Empire and Commonwealth, the Middle East, India, and end of empires

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Abraham Marcus

Associate Professor Emeritus


Education: Ph.D., 1979, Columbia University

Standish Meacham Jr.

Professor Emeritus; Alice Jane Drysdale Sheffield Regents Professor Emeritus in History


Education: Ph.D., 1961, Harvard University

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G. Howard Miller

Associate Professor Emeritus; Distinguished Teaching Professor


Education: Ph.D., 1970, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

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Gail Minault

Professor Emerita

gminault@austin.utexas.edu |

Education: PhD, University of Pennsylvania

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Sidney Monas (deceased)

Professor Emeritus

smonas@mail.utexas.edu |
512-471-5001 |
HRC 3.325

Education: Ph.D., Harvard University

M. Gwyn Morgan

Professor Emeritus

512-471-5742 |
WAG 109

Education: Ph.D., 1962, University of Exeter, U.K.

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David M. Oshinsky

Professor Emeritus; Jack S. Blanton, Sr. Chair Emeritus in History; Distinguished Teaching Professor


Education: Ph.D., 1971, Brandeis University

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Richard H. Pells

Professor Emeritus


Education: Ph.D., 1969, Harvard University

Penne L. Restad

Distinguished Senior Lecturer Emerita

restad@austin.utexas.edu |

Education: Ph.D., 1994, University of Texas at Austin

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Edward J. M. Rhoads

Professor Emeritus


Education: Ph.D., 1970, Harvard University

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Michael B. Stoff

Professor Emeritus


Education: Ph.D., 1977, Yale University

Interests: U. S. Political Culture and Public Policy; U.S. Foreign Relations; Second World War; Atomic Bomb

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Ann Twinam

Professor Emerita; Walter Prescott Webb Chair Emerita in History

anntwinam@utexas.edu |
512-475-7213 |
GAR 2.114

Education: Ph.D., Yale University

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Juliet E. K. Walker

Professor Emerita


Education: Ph.D., 1976, American History, University of Chicago