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  Graduate School-Newark 2020-2022 Programs, Faculty, and Courses History 510  

History 510

Degree Programs Offered: Master of Arts, Master of Arts in Teaching

Director of Graduate Programs: Timothy Stewart-Winter, Room 313, Conklin Hall (973-353-5410)


Members of the Graduate Faculty


Jon Cowans, SAS-N; Ph.D., Stanford
Modern Europe; France;Political culture

Darién J. Davis, SAS-N; Ph.D., Tulane
Modern Brazil; slavery and its aftermath in the Atlantic world; Afro-Latinx diaspora; transnationalism

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

Gabrielle Esperdy, NJIT; Ph.D., CUNY Graduate Center
Architectural history; urban history; modern United States
Ruth Feldstein, SAS-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, SAS-N; Ph.D., Princeton
Twentieth-century United States; race; politics, history, and fiction; narrative history

Louis I. Hamilton, SAS-N; Ph.D., Fordham
Medieval ritual and liturgy; Italian urban; church and canon law

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

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

Jack (John Kuo Wei) Tchen, SAS-N; Ph.D., New York
American cities and metropolitan areas; identity formations; archives and epistemologies; progressive pedagogy; Asian-American history; climate and ecological justice; public history

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

Associate Professors:

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

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

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

Melissa L. Cooper, SAS-N; Ph.D., Rutgers
African American cultural and intellectual; African diaspora

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

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

Mayte Green-Mercado, SAS-N; Ph.D., Chicago
Islamic; early modern Spain; Mediterranean

Mark Krasovic, SAS-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

Brian Phillips Murphy, SAS-N; Ph.D., Virginia
Early Republic US; political economy; corruption and corporations

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

Mary Rizzo, SAS-N; Ph.D., Minnesota
Public; urban studies

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

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

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

Assistant Professors:

Leyla Amzi-Erdogdular, SAS-N; Ph.D., Columbia
East Asian history; history of science; urban history

Rosanna Dent, NJIT; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
History of science; history of medicine; modern Brazil

Sandy Placido, SAS-N; Ph.D., Harvard
Latinx history in the Americas; Caribbean history; women and gender; history of science

Habtamu Tegegne, SAS-N; Ph.D., Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)
Africa; Middle East; premodern agrarian societies

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