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  Graduate School–Newark 2015–2017 Programs, Faculty, and Courses History 510  

History 510

Degree Programs Offered: Master of Arts, Master of Arts for Teachers

Director of Graduate Programs: Susan L. Carruthers, Room 318, Conklin Hall (973-353-5410)


Members of the Graduate Faculty


Susan L. Carruthers, FAS-N; Ph.D., Leeds (UK)
International history; U.S. foreign relations; cultural and media history

Zeynep «elik, NJIT; Ph.D., California (Berkeley)
Architectural history; urban history; cross-cultural history; archaeology and public history

Steven J. Diner, FAS-N; Ph.D., Chicago
U.S. urban history; U.S. immigration history; history of American higher education; U.S. Progressive Era

Ruth Feldstein, FAS-N; Ph.D., Brown
U.S. history, with focus on 20th-century culture and politics; women's and gender history; African-American history†

James Goodman, FAS-N; Ph.D., Princeton
Twentieth-century United States; race; politics, history, and fiction; narrative history

Jan Ellen Lewis, FAS-N; Ph.D., Michigan
American colonial history; early national period; history of gender

Beryl E. Satter, FAS-N; Ph.D., Yale
Twentieth-century United States; history of women; cultural history

Richard B. Sher, NJIT; Ph.D., Chicago
Enlightenment; technology; urban culture

Associate Professors:

Karen D. Caplan, FAS-N; Ph.D., Princeton
Latin American and Caribbean history; history of Mexico

Kornel Chang, FAS-N, Ph.D., Chicago
Modern United States; race, ethnicity, and immigration; Pacific world

Jon Cowans, FAS-N; Ph.D., Stanford
Modern Europe; France; political culture

Gary D. Farney, FAS-N; Ph.D., Bryn Mawr College
Roman republican history; Roman historiography; Roman archaeology

Eva Giloi, FAS-N; Ph.D., Princeton
Nineteenth- and 20th-century European history; modern Germany; cultural history

Neil Maher, NJIT; Ph.D., New York
American environmental history; 20th-century United States; political and social history

Stephen Pemberton, NJIT; Ph.D., North Carolina
Twentieth-century history of medicine, biomedical sciences, and technology; history of public health

Whitney Strub, FAS-N; Ph.D., California (Los Angeles)
Modern United States; sexuality; law; film; culture; politics

Assistant Professors:

Daniel Asen, FAS-N, Ph.D., Columbia
East Asian history; history of science; urban history

Mark Krasovic, FAS-N; Ph.D., Yale
Modern United States; cultural; urban; public humanities

Alison L. Lefkovitz, NJIT, Ph.D., Chicago
Legal history; history of gender and sexuality; political history

Lyra D. Monteiro, FAS-N, Ph.D., Brown
United States; African American history; race and ethnicity; public history and public memory; intersections of public humanities and public art; inclusive museum practices

Timothy Stewart-Winter, FAS-N; Ph.D., Chicago
Modern United States; sexuality/gender; urban

Audrey Truschke, FAS-N; Ph.D., Columbia
India; South Asia

Nukhet Varlik, FAS-N; Ph.D., Chicago
Ottoman Empire; early modern Mediterranean; history of medicine
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