Members of the Field of History
Glenn C. Altschuler
Vice President for University Relations, Dean of The School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions, Thomas and Dorothy Litwin Professor of American Studies
History of popular culture; Jewish-American history.
B-20 Day Hall
Richard F. Bensel
Gary S. Davis Professor of Government
American politics and political economy in the late nineteenth century.
312 White Hall
Professor, Collective Bargaining, Labor Law, and Labor History
American social history; labor and working-class history; gender and women's history.
340 Ives Hall East
Assistant Professor, Near Eastern Studies
Nationalism in modern Middle East, colloquial Arabic mass-culture, and media and identity in Egypt and the Arab world.
416 White Hall
W.E.B. Du Bois Professor of Africana Studies
African American intellectual history, U.S. history, the Civil Rights era, music and social movements, Afro-modernity and internationalism.
310 Triphammer Road, Africana Studies & Research Center
Associate Professor, ILR-Labor Relations, Law and History
History of capitalism, labor history, business history, history of consumption.
356 Ives Hall
Bovay Professor in History and Ethics of Engineering
History of technology and engineering in the United States.
394 Rhodes Hall
European and American political though since the 18th century.
311 White Hall
Assistant Professor, ILR-Labor Relations, Law and History
American social and cultural history; immigration and migration history; labor and working-class history; Chicana/o and Latina/o history; gender and women's history; comparative race and ethnic studies.
373 Ives Hall
David S. Powers
Professor, Near Eastern Studies
Qur'an and Hadith, Islamic History, Law, Gender, the Maghrib
Forthcoming Publication: Muhammad Is Not the Father of Any of Your Men: The Making of the Last Prophet. Philadelphia: University of Pennsyllvania Press, 2009.
407 White Hall
Sara B. Pritchard
Associate Professor, Science and Technology Studies
History of technology, environmental history; 20th century France and French empire
301 Rockefeller Hall
Professor, Cornell Law School
History of American political and constitutional thought; comparative colonial and post colonial history; citizenship and immigration; republicanism and empire.
106 Myron Taylor Hall
Professor, Industrial and Labor Relations
American history; social history in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, with emphasis on African American and labor history; radicalism and dissent.
290 Ives Hall
Associate Professor, Science & Technology Studies
History of the physical sciences in the 19th and 20th centuries; gender and science; science, race, and colonialism.
303 Rockefeller Hall
Professor, Asian Studies
Southeast Asian history; Vietnam.
380 Rockefeller Hall
Professor, Romance Studies
Contemporary social and cultural history; European intellectual history; political theory.
303 Morrill Hall
(updated March 2016)