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Robert H. Abzug

Professor; 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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Daina Ramey Berry

Associate Professor

512-471-3261 |
GAR 1.104

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

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Miriam Bodian


bodian@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-4358 |
GAR 2.104A

Education: Ph.D., 1988, Hebrew University

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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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Jonathan C. Brown


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

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

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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

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

w-buenger@tamu.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

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

Education: Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

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Mehmet Celik


celik@utexas.edu |
GAR 3.224

Education: Ph.D. (History), University of Texas at Austin

Interests: Urban life, multiculturalism, ethnic conflict and gender in Southeastern Europe and the Middle East

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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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Judith G. Coffin

Associate Professor

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 |
512-475-7232 |
GAR 2.126

Education: Ph.D., 1975, Cornell University

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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

Assistant Professor

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

Education: Ph.D., 2007, University of Miami

Interests: Latin American History; 19th Century Colombia History; U.S. – Latin American Relations; Science, Technology, and Medicine in Latin America; Gender, Race, and Class in Latin American History; History of Geography and Cartography

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Yoav Di-Capua

Associate Professor

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

Education: Ph.D., 2004, Princeton University

Christopher Ernst


cernst@austin.utexas.edu |
GAR 3.206

Education: Ph.D., 2011, University of Toronto

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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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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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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


Education: Ph.D., New York University

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Seth W. Garfield

Professor; Director, Institute for Historical Studies

sgarfield@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-7269 |
GAR 2.120

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 |
GAR 2.116

Education: Ph.D., 1999, 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


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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Robert Icenhauer-Ramirez


rirlawyer@gmail.com |
GAR 1.104

Interests: The American Civil War, Lincoln, The Politics of Slavery, The American Revolution, British History

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Jacqueline Jones

Chair of the History Department and Walter Prescott Webb Chair in History and Ideas/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

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Peniel E. Joseph

Professor; Barbara Jordan Chair in Ethics and Political Values

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

Education: Ph.D., Temple University

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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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Cheryl Kaufman


ckaufman@utexas.edu |
GAR 3.210

Education: PhD, University of Texas at Austin

Interests: Monastic and church reform, Augustinian canons, and material culture in medieval European history

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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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Brian P. Levack

Professor; John E. Green Regents Professor 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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Philippa Levine

Professor; Mary Helen Thompson Centennial Professor in the Humanities; Co-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: Ph.D., 2000, University of California, Los Angeles

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; Associate Director, Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies

lichtens@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-6171 |
GAR 0.110

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

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Wm. Roger Louis

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

britishstudies@austin.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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Iris Ma


iris.ma@austin.utexas.edu |
GAR 3.102

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

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Alberto A. Martínez


almartinez@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-9426 |
GAR 0.138

Education: Ph.D., 2001, University of Minnesota

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Tracie M. Matysik

Associate Professor

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

Education: Ph.D., 2001, Cornell University

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Steven Mintz


smintz@utsystem.edu |
512-499-4210 |
GAR 3.312

Education: Ph.D., Yale University, 1979

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Leonard N. Moore

George Littlefield Professor of American History; Senior Associate Vice-President, Division of Diversity and Community Engagement

leonardmoore@austin.utexas.edu |
GAR 512-475-7254/ SSB 512-232-2913 |
GAR 2.111/ SSB 4.118

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


burgerm@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-9123 |
GAR 3.410 / BUR 452

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

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Martha G. Newman

Associate Professor in the Departments of History and Religious Studies

newman@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-2264/ 512-475-8660 |
GAR 3.408

Education: Ph.D., 1988, Stanford University

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Aaron B. O'Connell



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

Assistant Professor

osseo@utexas.edu |
GAR 0.112

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, plants and society, drugs, pharmaceuticals

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Megan Raby

Assistant Professor

meganraby@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-7925 |
GAR 0.114

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

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

Penne L. Restad

Distinguished Senior Lecturer

restad@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-7233 |
GAR 2.144

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

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Megan Seaholm

Senior Lecturer

seaholmm@gmail.com |
512-475-7243 |
GAR 3.214

Education: Ph.D., 1988, Rice University

Denise A. Spellberg


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

Education: Ph.D., 1989, Columbia University

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Michael B. Stoff

Associate Professor; Distinguished Teaching Associate Professor; Director, Plan II Honors

planiidirector@austin.utexas.edu |
512-475-7217 / 512-471-1442 |
GAR 2.138 / CLA 2.102

Education: Ph.D., 1977, Yale 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


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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Ann Twinam


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

Education: Ph.D., Yale University

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James M. Vaughn

Assistant Professor

jmvaughn@austin.utexas.edu |
512-232-8268 |
GAR 3.218

Education: PhD, University of Chicago

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Sam Vong

Assistant Professor

svong@austin.utexas.edu |
GAR 0.134

Education: Ph.D., 2013, Yale University

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Juliet E. K. Walker


jekwalker@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-5581 |
GAR 2.136

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

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Charters Wynn

Associate Professor; Director of 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


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: PhD, Johns Hopkins University

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C.J. Alvarez


cjalvarez@austin.utexas.edu |
(512) 475-6768 |
GWB 1.102F

Education: Ph.D., University of Chicago

Interests: History of the U.S.-Mexico border

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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

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Don E. Carleton

Senior Lecturer; Executive Director, Briscoe Center for American History

d.carleton@austin.utexas.edu |
512-495-4527 |
SRH 2.106; ANB 2.101

Education: Ph.D., 1978, University of Houston

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Janet M. Davis

Associate Professor

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

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

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James R. Denbow


jdenbow@austin.utexas.edu |
512 471 8512 |
SAC 4.152

Education: Ph.D., University of Indiana

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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


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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Minkah Makalani


makalani@austin.utexas.edu |
+1 512 471 4745 |
BLS 3.114

Education: Ph.D., 2004, History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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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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Tshepo Masango Chery

Assistant Professor; Fellow, Lee and Joseph D. Jamail Chair in African American Studies

tmchery@austin.utexas.edu |
GWB 3. 108

Education: Ph.D., 2012, History, University of Pennsylvania

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A. Azfar Moin


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

Education: PhD, University of Michigan

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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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Nancy K. Stalker

Associate Prof. Asian Studies and History, Affiliated, Ctr. Women & Gender Studies

nancy.stalker@austin.utexas.edu |
512-471-5811 |
WCH 4.130

Education: Ph.D., 2002, Stanford University

Professors Emeriti

William R. Braisted

Professor Emeritus


Education: Ph.D., 1950, University of Chicago

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Alfred W. Crosby Jr.

Professor Emeritus

crosby@mail.utexas.edu |

Education: Ph.D., 1961, Boston University

Robert A. Divine

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


Education: Ph.D., 1954, Yale 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; Walter Prescott Webb Chair Emeritus of History


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

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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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

Professor Emeritus


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

Professor Emeritus

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

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

Jack S. Blanton, Sr. Chair Emeritus in History


Education: Ph.D., 1971, Brandeis University

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Richard H. Pells

Professor Emeritus


Education: Ph.D., 1969, Harvard University

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Edward J. M. Rhoads

Professor Emeritus


Education: Ph.D., 1970, Harvard University