Faculty Specialties | Department of History

Faculty Specialties

Faculty Members and Specialty Fields (Category 2 and 3 can serve as MA/MS Major Professors; Category 1 as Committee Members)

Beebe - Category 3

  • European Concentration: Medieval History, Digital Humanities
  • Body, Place, Identity Concentration: Culture and Everyday Life; ​Gender and Sexuality; Institutions, Networks, and Power; Religion and Belief; Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chet - Category 3

  • US History Concentration: ​Colonial and Revolutionary, Early National, Military
  • European Concentration: 17th- and 18th-Century Europe, Military
  • Military History Concentration: Ancient Greece & Rome, 18th Century Europe, British Empire and Commonwealth, American Military Culture, British/Colonial America, Native American Warfare, American Revolution, Early US Military History to 1815, War and Society, The Military Revolution, Revolution and Insurgency
  • Body, Place, Identity Concentration: Borderlands, Migration, and Diaspora; Empire, Indigeneity, and (De)Colonization; Institutions, Networks, and Power; Politics and Policy; War, Society, and Martial Culture
  • World History Examination Field: Imperialism

Goldmann - Category 1

  • United States Concentration: Twentieth Century and African American
  • Body, Place, Identity Concentration: Culture and Everyday Life, Race and Ethnicity, and Memory and Representation

Hilliard - Category 3

  • World History Examination Field: Africa​

Leggiere - Category 3

  • European Concentration: 17th- and 18th-Century Europe, Revolutionary Europe, 19th-Century Europe, Military, Early Modern France, Modern France,
  • Military History Concentration: 18th Century Europe, 19th Century Europe, French Revolution & Napoleon, Modern Germany, Modern France, Race and War, War and Society, Culture of War, The Military Revolution, Military Theory and Strategic Thought

Majstorovic - Category 2

  • European History Concentration: ​Early National, Civil War and Reconstruction, Texas, Military
  • Military History Concentration:

McCaslin - Category 3

  • US History Concentration: ​Early National, Civil War and Reconstruction, Texas, Military
  • Military History Concentration: American Military Culture, US Civil War, Texas Military History​

Mendiola-Garcia - Category 3

  • Body, Place, Identity Concentration: ​Institutions, Networks, and Power; Labor and Political Economy
  • World History Examination Field: Latin America

Mendoza - Category 3

  • US History Concentration: ​Civil War and Reconstruction, Late 19th- and Early 20th-Centur​y, Twentieth Centur​y, Texas, Military, Mexican American
  • Military History Concentration: World War II, American Military Culture, Early US Military History to 1815, US Civil War, 20th Century US Military History, Texas Military History, Race and War, War and Society, Culture of War
  • Body, Place, Identity Concentration: Race and Ethnicity; War, Society, and Martial Culture

Mierzejewski - Category 3

  • European Concentration: 19th-Century Europe, 20th-Century Europe, Military, Modern Germany, Economics & the Welfare State
  • Military History Concentration: 19th Century Europe, Modern Germany, Word War II, Cold War

Mitchener - Category 1

  • US History Concentration: Nineteenth and Early-Twentieth Century, Twentieth Century, and Military

Moran - Category 2

  • US History Concentration: ​Late 19th- and Early 20th-Century, Twentieth Century, Women and Gender
  • Body, Place, Identity Concentration: ​Food and the Body; Gender and Sexuality; Labor and Political Economy; Politics and Policy; Science, Technology, and Medicine

Moye - Category 3

  • US History Concentration: ​Late 19th- and Early 20th-Century, Twentieth Century, New South, African American
  • Body, Place, Identity Concentration: ​Institutions, Networks, and Power; Memory and Representation; Politics and Policy; Race and Ethnicity

Phelps - Category 3

  • US History Concentration: Twentieth Century, New South, Texas, Women and Gender, and Local
  • Body, Place, Identity Concentration: Gender and Sexuality, Institutions, Networks, and Power, and Politics and Policy

Pomerleau - Category 3

  • US History Concentration: ​Late 19th- and Early 20th-Century, Twentieth Century, Women and Gender
  • Body, Place, Identity Concentration: ​Environment; Gender and Sexuality; Memory and Representation; Religion and Belief

Roberts - Category 1

  • European History Concentration: Ancient and Medieval

Seligmann - Category 2

  • US History Concentration: ​Colonial and Revolutionary
  • Military History Concentration: American Military Culture

Stockdale - Category 3

  • Body, Place, Identity Concentration: ​Borderlands, Migration, and Diaspora; Empire, Indigeneity, and (De)Colonization; Gender and Sexuality; Institutions, Networks, and Power; Memory and Representation; Race and Ethnicity; Religion and Belief
  • World History Examination Field: Imperialism, Middle East

Tanner - Category 3

  • Military History Concentration: China and Far East, Revolution and Insurgency, Military Theory and Strategic Thought
  • World History Examination Field: Imperialism​, Modern China

Thorstad - Category 3

  • European History Concentration: Renaissance, Reformation, and Women and Gender
  • Body, Place, Identity Concentration: Culture and Everyday Life, Environment, and Gender and Sexuality

Todd - Category 2

  • US History Concentration: Colonial and Revolutionary, Early National, Old South, African American
  • Body, Place, Identiy Concentration: Labor and Political Economy, Race and Ethnicity, Religion and Belief

Tomlin - Category 1

  • US History Concentration: Colonial and Revolutionary and Early National
  • Body, Place, Identity Concentration: Religion and Belief and Institutions, Networks, and Power

Torget - Category 3

  • US History Concentration: ​Early National, Civil War and Reconstruction, Late 19th- and Early 20th-Century, Old South, Spanish and French Borderlands, Texas
  • Military History Concentration: US Civil War​, Texas Military History
  • Body, Place, Identity Concentration: ​Borderlands, Migration, and Diaspora; Institutions, Networks, and Power; Race and Ethnicity;
  • World History Examination Field: Latin America

Velikanova - Category 3

  • European Concentration: 19th-Century Europe​, 20th-Century Europe​, Russia
  • Body, Place, Identity Concentration: ​Culture and Everyday Life; Memory and Representation; Religion and Belief

Wallach -Category 3

  • US History Concentration: ​Late 19th- and Early 20th-Century, Twentieth Century, New South, African American
  • Body, Place, Identity Concentration: ​Culture and Everyday Life; Food and the Body; Memory and Representation; Race and Ethnicity

Wawro - Category 3

  • European Concentration: Revolutionary Europe​, 19th-Century Europe, 20th-Century Europe, Military, Early Modern France​, Modern Germany, Austria-Hungary and the Balkans​
  • Military History Concentration: 19th Century Europe​, Modern Germany, Modern France, British Empire and Commonwealth​, World War I, World War II, Cold War, 20th Century US Military History​, War and Society, Culture of War​, Revolution and Insurgency, Military Theory and Strategic Thought​

Welch - Category 1

  • US History Concentration: Twentieth Century and New South
  • Body, Place, Identity Concentration: Labor and Political Economy

Wise - Category 3

  • US History Concentration: ​Late 19th- and Early 20th-Century, Twentieth Century, American West
  • Body, Place, Identity Concentration: ​Empire, Indigeneity, and (De)Colonization; Environment; Food and the Body; Memory and Representation; Science, Technology, and Medicine

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