History Department

Faculty and Staff

Faculty Profiles


Name Office Phone (216) Email Research Interests
Gregory Conerly
Associate Professor
RT 1312 687.3928
African American History, Gender/Sexuality/LGBTQ Communities in the U.S.
Stephen Cory
Associate Professor
RT 1327 687.6883
Early Modern Islamic World, Modern Middle East
David J. Goldberg
RT 1314 523.7187
Early Twentieth Century American History, Immigration and Labor History
Thomas J. Humphrey
Associate Professor
RT 1321 523.7183
Colonial and Revolutionary America
Wenqing Kang
Assistant Professor
RT 1305 875.9688
Gender and Sexuality in China
Elizabeth A. Lehfeldt, Chair
RT 1320 687.3920
Late Medieval/Early Modern Europe, Gender History
Joyce M. Mastboom
Associate Professor
RT 1822 687.3660
Early Modern European History, Economic and Social History
Meshack Owino
Associate Professor
RT 1357 523.7264
Democracy and Human Rights in Modern Africa, Origins and Nature of African States
Shelley Rose
Assistant Professor
RT 1355 523.7186
German history, Social Studies, gender history
Robert S. Shelton
Associate Professor
RT 1325 687.3927
19th Century American History, Civil War and Reconstruction, African American History
Jose O. Sola
Associate Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies
RT 1356 523.7189
Modern Latin America, Colonialism and Imperialism, Popular Culture
Karen Sotiropoulos
Associate Professor
Director of Graduate Studies
RT 1328 687.3940
African American History, American Cultureal, Gender and Feminist History
J. Mark Souther
Associate Professor
RT 1310 687.3970
Public History, U.S. Urban History, Tourism, 20th Century United States History
Mark T. Tebeau
Associate Professor
RT 1306 687.3937
Social, Industrial and Urban, 19th and 20th Century American, Social Studies
Laura A. Wertheimer
Associate Professor
Director of Classical and Medieval Studies and Liberal Studies
RT 1329 687.3930
Medieval European, Ancient Mediterranean
Regennia Nanette Williams
Associate Professor
RT 1308 523.7182
African American History and Culture, History of the African American Church, Social History and Policy
Kelly Wrenhaven
Assistant Professor
RT 1629 523.7167


Name Office Phone (216) Email Research Interests
Daniel Ashyk RT 1303 687.5118
American Labor History, Ohio History, U.S. History
Eugene Boia RT 1313 523.5117
European, Russian, The Balkans, Terrorism, Facism
Kim Carey RT 1326 687.3926
African American History
Eric Limbach RT 1311 523.7191
Kyriakos Nalmpantis   687.3926
Western Civilization
Benjamin O. Sperry RT 1311 687.7191
United States History
Donna M. Whyte RT 1254 687.9396
African American History


Name Office Phone (216) Email Research Interests
David Adams
JH 371 802.3024
United State History, American Indian Policy
James A. Borchert
U.S.Urban, African American, Social and Public History
Thomas L. Hartshorne
Associate Professor
Recent American History, American Cultural and Intellectual History
Lee A. Makela
Associate Professor
RT 1302 687.3920
East Asian Studies
Roger B. Manning
British and European History
Deborah L. Pearl
Associate Professor
Russian History
Allan Peskin
Nineteenth Century American History
Donald Ramos
RT 1309 687.3925
Latin American History, Brazil and Family History
Robert A. Wheeler
Associate Professor
American Colonial and Family History, The Western Reserve

Department Staff:

Name Office Phone (216) Email  
Erin Bell
Project Coordinator
RT 1307 687.2172
Center for Public History and Digital Humanities
Sherri Robertson
Administrative Coordinator
RT 1315 523.7190
Mary Ann Tokmenko
Administrative Secretary
RT 1319 687.3920