History Department
History Department

Program Administration

Current NSP Faculty

Judith COFFIN (History) rejoins the faculty for 2015 to teach "France in Modern Times." Her book The Politics of Women's Work: the Paris Garment Trades, 1750-1915 was published in 1996.

David CREW (History) has taught his course "Hitler, Nazism and the Second World War" since 1993. His most recent book, Germans on Welfare: From Weimar to Hitler, was published in 1998 by Oxford University Press. He is a former director of the program.

Tatjana LICHTENSTEIN (History) joined the NSP in 2014 with her course “Poland and the Second World War.” Her book on Zionists in Interwar Czechoslovakia will be published by Indiana University Press in 2015.

Aaron O’CONNELL (History) joins the faculty in 2017 to teach "The United States and the Second World War." His most recent book, Our Latest Longest War: Losing Hearts and Minds in Afghanistan, was published in April 2017.

Michael STOFF
(History) joined the NSP faculty in 1998. He teaches "The United States and the Second World War." He is co-editor of The Manhattan Project: A Documentary Introduction to the Atomic Age, published in 1991 by McGraw-Hill.

Charters WYNN (History), who joined the NSP faculty in 2002, teaches "Stalin's Russia at War." His book on Russian labor violence, Workers, Strikes, and Pogroms, was published in 1992 by Princeton University Press. He is the current director of the program.

Current and Former Administrators of the Program

William LIVINGSTON, now Senior Vice-President and Professor Emeritus of Government (and former Dean of Graduate Studies) has remained one of the strongest supporters and advocates of the Normandy Scholar Program since its inception.

Sheldon EKLAND-OLSON, now Director of the School of Human Ecology, was Normandy Scholar Program Director from 1994 to 1998, during his deanship of the College of Liberal Arts.

Ann Huff STEVENS, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts since 2019.

Dorothea ADAMS, Administrative Coordinator for the program from 1990 to 1993, and formerly an Associate Vice-President in the Office of the Executive Vice-President and Provost.

Barbara MYERS was Assistant Dean in the College of Liberal Arts in charge of Scholarships and Study Abroad.

Susan HOWARD, former Director of the Honors Center, served as one of the staff coordinators in 1993 and as Program Coordinator from 1994 through 1997.

Priscilla EBERT, Executive Assistant, has served in the College of Liberal Arts Office of Scholarships and International Programs since 1993.

Martha G. GONZALEZ, Administrative Coordinator for NSP since 2009; Senior Conference and Event Planner in the Department of History since 2009.

Past Faculty

Lance BERTELSEN (English) taught the literature and multi-media course "Representing Americans in WWII" from 1992 through 1994 and again in 2000. He served as Associate Chair of English from 1994 through 1997. His most recent book--Henry Fielding at Work--was published in 2000.

Martin BLUMENSON, Visiting Professor (1990). Martin Blumenson retired from the U.S. Army's Center for Military History. He published his 18th book on WWII in 1994 titled, The Battle of the Generals, and his last book in 2001. He passed away in 2005 in Washington, D.C.

Jean-Pierre CAUVIN (French & Italian), a founding member of the NSP faculty and former director of the program, taught a course on "The Cultural and Intellectual History of France and Germany: 1870-1945."

Louisa CAUVIN (French) taught the French language and culture course in 1990. She teaches French at Austin Community College.

Francoise DE BACKER (French & Italian) taught the French language and culture class since 1991. In 1995 and 1999, she taught "French contemporary representations of the second World War." She was the associate director of the program.

(History, 1991), now retired from the History Department.

Don GRAHAM (English) taught "World War II in Literature and Film" from 1995 through 1999. His most recent book: Giant Country: Essays on Texas was published in April 1998 by TCU Press.

Thomas M. HATFIELD, Director of the Center for American Military History and former Dean of Continuing Education, was a founding member of the Program faculty and taught "The United States and the Second World War" from 1990 through 1997. Dr. Hatfield continues his association with the Program as an occasional lecturer and consultant. He accompanied the 2002 Normandy Scholars to the Battle of the Bulge area and Berlin.

Wm. Roger LOUIS (History, 1990 to 1992), continues to teach in the department of History as Mildred Caldwell and Baine Perkins Kerr Centennial Chair in English History and Culture.

Robert OSBORN (1990, 1991), retired from academia.

James SCHNEIDER (Visiting Professor, 1991).

A course on 20th Century Journalism was taught by Donald SHAW in 1990 and by Robert KAHAN in 1991.