Faculty Members

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John Bauschatz
Associate Professor, History and Classics
Email: jbausch1@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 621-7422
FAX: Nobody has a fax.
Office: Chavez 410

A few years ago, a web designer for one of my D2L course sites entered some filler text in the "instructor bio" window that was surprisingly accurate: "Powder jelly sesame snaps cake biscuit brownie carrot cake jelly...

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William Beezley
Email: beezley@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 621-7107
Office: CHVZ 314

I am a Latin Americanist with a focus in Mexican history, and I enjoy engaging with the academic community surrounding my discipline. I have given over a hundred-fifty invited lectures and seminars at universities in the US, Canada, Latin America, Australia, England (Oxford, Cambridge, and...

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Susan Crane
Associate Professor
Email: scrane@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 621-1113
Office: CHVZ 319A/B

Susan A. Crane is Associate Professor of Modern European History at the University of Arizona. Her research focuses on thematic issues of collective memory, historical consciousness and historical photography, particularly in modern German history.  Current projects: editing ...

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Linda Darling
Email: ldarling@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 621-9754
Office: CHVZ 317

I have taught Middle Eastern history at the University of Arizona since 1989. My teaching ranges broadly from Muhammad to the present and from "Mali to Bali"; in my classes, I ask my students to question received wisdom and stereotypes about the Muslim world and to create their own narratives...

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Richard Eaton
Email: reaton@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 621-8120
Office: CHVZ 322

My primary interest is the social and cultural history of pre-modern India (1000-1800). I have published monographs on the social roles of Sufis (Muslim mystics) in the Indian sultanate of Bijapur (1300-1700), on the growth of Islam in Bengal (1204-1760), and on the social history of the Deccan...

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Alison Futrell
Associate Professor, Department Head
Email: afutrell@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 626-8428
Office: CHVZ 419

My interests lie in the discourse, performance, and imagery of power in imperial Rome, with special interest in spectacle and gender. I am likewise alert to manifestations of the ancient Mediterranean in modern popular culture, particularly film and television, with publications on The...

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Juan Garcia
Email: jugarcia@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 621-8439
Office: CHVZ 426

I have served in a variety of administrative positions at the University of Michigan-Flint, the College of Saint May in Omaha, Nebraska, eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, Michigan, and the University of Arizona. I have published numerous articles, books, and edited volumes on Mexican...

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David Gibbs
Email: dgibbs@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 621-5416
Office: CHVZ 338

My research and teaching incorporate both history and political science, with a focus on international relations and US politics. I have published in both academic presses and journals, as well as the London Guardian, Los Angeles Times, Christian Science Monitor, Le Monde Diplomatique, Salon,...

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Kevin Gosner
Associate Professor, Former Chair
Email: kgosner@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520 621-1168
FAX: 520 621-2422
Office: CHVZ 428

I am a historian of colonial Latin America, especially the impact of Spanish rule on indigenous peoples in southern Mexico and Guatemala. This makes me an early modernist and fuels my interest in comparative world history, global political economy, and social theory--all areas of historical...

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Katie M. Hemphill
Assistant Professor, Tenure Track
Email: khemphill@email.arizona.edu
TEL: Office: (520) 621-3736
Office: CHVZ 403D

Dr. Hemphill teaches courses on historical methodolgy (HIST 301), the Old South (HIST 347), the History of Crime in America (HIST 349), the Early Republic (HIST 433), Civil War and Reconstruction (HIST 436), and Manhood and Masculinity in the U.S. (HIST 457A).

She attained her bachelor's...

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Steve Johnstone
Email: sjohnsto@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 621-1340
Office: CHVZ 334

“A parent gives life, but as parent, gives no more.  A murderer takes life, but his deed stops there.  A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.  A teacher is expected to teach truth, and may perhaps flatter himself that he does so, if he stops with the alphabet...

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Fabio Lanza
Email: flanza@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 621-3737
Office: CHVZ 324

I am a cultural historian of twentieth-century China, with a particular focus on political activism and urban space.

My first single-authored book, Behind the Gate:...

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Benjamin N. Lawrance
Email: benlaw@arizona.edu
TEL: 520-626-3070
FAX: 520-621-2422
Office: CHVZ 319C

I’m a legal historian and work in Africa and with West African migrants around the globe. My research explores mobility, labor, and exploitation through time and space, and I have written about historical and contemporary slavery, human trafficking, cuisine and globalization, human rights,...

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Ute Lotz-Heumann
Associate Professor, Director of the Division for Late Medieval and Reformation Studies
Email: ulotzh@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 621-1541
Office: Douglass 315

I hold the following positions here at the University of Arizona:

Heiko A. Oberman Professor of Late Medieval and Reformation History

Director of the Division for Late Medieval and Reformation Studies


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Paul Milliman
Associate Professor
Email: milliman@email.arizona.edu
Office: CHVZ 403E

I believe the best way to learn history is by doing what historians do, not memorizing what historians have done.  Memorizing names and dates is trivia, not history.  Therefore, in each class I teach, students engage in their own (course-level appropriate) research projects.  I want to help...

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Katherine Morrissey
Associate Professor
Email: kmorriss@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520 626-8429
Office: CHVZ 330

As associate professor of history, I research, teach and publish in the related areas of cultural, ...

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David Ortiz, Jr.
Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Studies
Email: davido@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 626-8419
Office: CHVZ 319G

I am a socio-cultural historian of 18th, 19th, & 20th century Europe.  I also focus on social movements in a number of courses (HIST 695Q, HIST456A, HIST 477, & HIST 478A.  My new course on the History of the Bicycle (HIST 407) is primarily a cultural history.  I also teach History of...

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Erika Pérez
Associate Professor
Email: erikaperez@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-626-8548
FAX: 520-621-2422
Office: Chavez 326

Colonial Intimacies: Interethnic Kinship, Sexuality, and Marriage in Southern California, 1769-1885 

(University of Oklahoma Press, January 2018).   

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Jadwiga E. Pieper Mooney
Associate Professor
Email: jadwiga@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 444 0154
Office: Chavez Bldg. 403G

My work focuses on Latin American and Gender history, with an interest in the Cold War and the global sixties. My first book, The Politics of Motherhood: Maternity and Women’s Rights in Twentieth-Century Chile (Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press,...

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David Pietz
Professor, Director of the Global Studies Program
Email: dpietz@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-621-1841
FAX: 520-621-2422
Office: CHVZ 319E

David Pietz is Professor of Chinese History in the Department of History, and Director of the Global Studies Program at the University of Arizona.  He also holds the UNESCO Chair in Environmental History.  Dr. Pietz’s research on the environmental history of modern China has been supported by...

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Beth Plummer
Associate Professor, Susan C. Karant-Nunn Professor of Reformation and Early Modern European History, Division for Late Medieval and Reformation Studies
Email: meplummer@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520-626-9193
FAX: 520-621-2422
Office: Douglass 307

Beth Plummer is the first holder of the Susan C. Karant-Nunn Chair in Reformation and Early Modern European History in the Division for Late Medieval and Reformation Studies at the University of Arizona.  Before coming to University of Arizona, she held positions at the College of Charleston,...

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John Senseney
Associate Professor
Email: jsenseney@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 621-3070
Office: CHVZ 403B

I'm an historian of the architecture of the ancient Mediterranean world. I've written on topics including Archaic Greek construction and engineering; how the making of things impacted how Greeks understood bodies, the universe, and perception; and how Romans changed the world through highly...

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Tyina Steptoe
Associate Professor
Email: tsteptoe@email.arizona.edu
Office: Chávez 319D

I write and teach about race, gender, and culture in the United States. My book, Houston Bound: Culture and Color in a Jim Crow City, received the Kenneth Jackson Award for Best Book of 2016 (North American) from the...

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Laura Tabili
Email: tabili@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 626-8420
Office: CHVZ 403F

Since coming to the University of Arizona, I have been been responsible for guiding undergraduate and graduate students who wish to study Modern European history. I teach an array of courses that take Europe as a whole, rather than one country, as the unit of analysis. They include War, Peace...

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Jeremy Vetter
Associate Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Email: jvetter@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1706
Office: CHVZ 403A




Regularly Offered Courses:

HIST 160C1 The Making of American Cultures

HIST 246 History of American Capitalism

HIST 247 Nature and Technology in U.S. History

HIST 335 Western America: Law and Order, 1785-1915...

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Douglas Weiner
Email: dweiner@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 626-8427
Office: CHVZ 328

Doug Weiner loves bowling, cats, and high culture. According to the Russian newspaper ZAVTRA, Dr. Weiner was one of the people chiefly responsible for the downfall of the Soviet Union (Many people in Tucson don't realize how important I REALLY am!).  My research has focused on examining...

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Tel: (520) 621-1586
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