Our Faculty

Click on the tabs below for a list of the Department of History's faculty members alphabetically, by their geographic area of expertise, and their respective areas of interest.

History Faculty Specialties

Alphabetical

A-G

Danna Agmon Assistant Professor, History and ASPECT 412 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8307 dagmon@vt.edu
Mark V. Barrow, Jr. Professor 431 Major Williams Hall 540-231-4099 barrow@vt.edu
Frederic J. Baumgartner Professor 259 Wallace Hall 540-231-8364 treeman@vt.edu
Trudy Harrington Becker Associate Chair and Senior Instructor 431 Major Williams Hall 540-231-1733 thbecker@vt.edu
Glenn Richard Bugh Assistant Professor 426 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8368 gbugh@vt.edu
Beverly A. Bunch-Lyons Associate Professor National Capital Region 703-538-8484 blyons@vt.edu
David Cline Assistant Professor 413 Major Williams Hall 540-231-1795 davidcline@vt.edu
Monique Dufour Collegiate Assistant Professor
403 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8370 modufour@vt.edu
A. Roger Ekirch Professor 437 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8381 arekirch@vt.edu
E. Thomas Ewing Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Research, Professor 260D Wallace Hall 540-231-3212 etewing@vt.edu
Carmen Gitre Assistant Professor 411 Major Williams Hall 540-231-5216 cgitre@vt.edu
Edward J. K. Gitre Visiting Assistant Professor 432 Major Williams Hall 540-231-1722 egitre@vt.edu
Heather Gumbert Associate Professor 406 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8378 hgumbert@vt.edu

H-N

Dennis Halpin Assistant Professor 404 Major Williams Hall 540-231-5670 dphalpin@vt.edu
Matthew Heaton Associate Professor 409 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8361 mheaton@vt.edu
Richard F. Hirsh Professor 423 Major Williams Hall 540-231-5601 richards@vt.edu
Kathleen W. Jones Associate Professor 439 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8371 kjwj@vt.edu
Melanie Kiechle Assistant Professor 417 Major Williams Hall 540-231-7523 mkiechle@vt.edu
Marian Mollin Associate Professor 419 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8367 mmollin@vt.edu
Amy Nelson Associate Professor 419 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8369 anelson@vt.edu

O-Z

Paul Quigley James I. Robertson, Jr. Associate Professor of Civil War Studies 405 Major Williams Hall 540-231-9090 pquigley@vt.edu
Peter Schmitthenner Associate Professor 321 Lane Hall 540-231-8377 pschmitt@vt.edu
Helen Schneider Associate Professor 421 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8373 hms@vt.edu
Brett L. Shadle Professor 428 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8362 shadle@vt.edu
Neil Larry Shumsky Associate Professor 435 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8375 yksmuhs@vt.edu
Robert P. Stephens Associate Professor 238 Wallace Hall 540-231-6770 rosteph2@vt.edu
Daniel B. Thorp Associate Professor 441 Major Williams Hall 540-231-5155 wachau@vt.edu
Peter Wallenstein Professor 402 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8376 pwallens@vt.edu
LaDale Winling Assistant Professor 415 Major Williams Hall 540-231-1805 lwinling@vt.edu

Geographic

Africa

Carmen Gitre Assistant Professor 411 Major Williams Hall 540-231-5216 cgitre@vt.edu
Matthew Heaton Associate Professor 409 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8361 mheaton@vt.edu
Brett L. Shadle Professor 428 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8362 shadle@vt.edu

North America

Mark V. Barrow, Jr. Professor 431 Major Williams Hall 540-231-4099 barrow@vt.edu
Beverly A. Bunch-Lyons Associate Professor National Capital Region 703-538-8484 blyons@vt.edu
David Cline Assistant Professor 413 Major Williams Hall 540-231-1795 davidcline@vt.edu
Monique Dufour Collegiate Assistant Professor
403 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8370 modufour@vt.edu
A. Roger Ekirch Professor 437 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8381 arekirch@vt.edu
Edward J. K. Gitre Visiting Assistant Professor 432 Major Williams Hall 540-231-1722 egitre@vt.edu
Richard F. Hirsh Professor 423 Major Williams Hall 540-231-5601 richards@vt.edu
Kathleen W. Jones Associate Professor 439 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8371 kjwj@vt.edu
Melanie Kiechle Assistant Professor 417 Major Williams Hall 540-231-7523 mkiechle@vt.edu
Marian Mollin Associate Professor 419 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8367 mmollin@vt.edu
Paul Quigley James I. Robertson, Jr. Associate Professor of Civil War Studies 405 Major Williams Hall 540-231-9090 pquigley@vt.edu
Neil Larry Shumsky Associate Professor 435 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8375 yksmuhs@vt.edu
Daniel B. Thorp Associate Professor 441 Major Williams Hall 540-231-5155 wachau@vt.edu
Peter Wallenstein Professor 402 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8376 pwallens@vt.edu
LaDale Winling Assistant Professor 415 Major Williams Hall 540-231-1805 lwinling@vt.edu

Asia

Danna Agmon Assistant Professor, History and ASPECT 412 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8307 dagmon@vt.edu
E. Thomas Ewing Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Research, Professor 260D Wallace Hall 540-231-3212 etewing@vt.edu
Amy Nelson Associate Professor 419 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8369 anelson@vt.edu
Peter Schmitthenner Associate Professor 321 Lane Hall 540-231-8377 pschmitt@vt.edu
Helen Schneider Associate Professor 421 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8373 hms@vt.edu

Europe

Danna Agmon Assistant Professor, History and ASPECT 412 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8307 dagmon@vt.edu
Frederic J. Baumgartner Professor 259 Wallace Hall 540-231-8364 treeman@vt.edu
Trudy Harrington Becker Associate Chair and Senior Instructor 431 Major Williams Hall 540-231-1733 thbecker@vt.edu
Glenn Richard Bugh Assistant Professor 426 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8368 gbugh@vt.edu
E. Thomas Ewing Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Research, Professor 260D Wallace Hall 540-231-3212 etewing@vt.edu
Heather Gumbert Associate Professor 406 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8378 hgumbert@vt.edu
Amy Nelson Associate Professor 419 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8369 anelson@vt.edu
Robert P. Stephens Associate Professor 238 Wallace Hall 540-231-6770 rosteph2@vt.edu

Specialization

Science, Technology, Medicine, and the Environment

Mark V. Barrow, Jr. Professor 431 Major Williams Hall 540-231-4099 barrow@vt.edu
Frederic J. Baumgartner Professor 259 Wallace Hall 540-231-8364 treeman@vt.edu
Monique Dufour Collegiate Assistant Professor
403 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8370 modufour@vt.edu
A. Roger Ekirch Professor 437 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8381 arekirch@vt.edu
E. Thomas Ewing Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Research, Professor 260D Wallace Hall 540-231-3212 etewing@vt.edu
Heather Gumbert Associate Professor 406 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8378 hgumbert@vt.edu
Matthew Heaton Associate Professor 409 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8361 mheaton@vt.edu
Richard F. Hirsh Professor 423 Major Williams Hall 540-231-5601 richards@vt.edu
Kathleen W. Jones Associate Professor 439 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8371 kjwj@vt.edu
Melanie Kiechle Assistant Professor 417 Major Williams Hall 540-231-7523 mkiechle@vt.edu
Amy Nelson Associate Professor 419 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8369 anelson@vt.edu
Peter Schmitthenner Associate Professor 321 Lane Hall 540-231-8377 pschmitt@vt.edu
Robert P. Stephens Associate Professor 238 Wallace Hall 540-231-6770 rosteph2@vt.edu

Public, Digital, and Oral History

Beverly A. Bunch-Lyons Associate Professor National Capital Region 703-538-8484 blyons@vt.edu
David Cline Assistant Professor 413 Major Williams Hall 540-231-1795 davidcline@vt.edu
E. Thomas Ewing Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Research, Professor 260D Wallace Hall 540-231-3212 etewing@vt.edu
Marian Mollin Associate Professor 419 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8367 mmollin@vt.edu
Amy Nelson Associate Professor 419 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8369 anelson@vt.edu
Paul Quigley James I. Robertson, Jr. Associate Professor of Civil War Studies 405 Major Williams Hall 540-231-9090 pquigley@vt.edu
LaDale Winling Assistant Professor 415 Major Williams Hall 540-231-1805 lwinling@vt.edu

Colonialism and Imperialism

Danna Agmon Assistant Professor, History and ASPECT 412 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8307 dagmon@vt.edu
Carmen Gitre Assistant Professor 411 Major Williams Hall 540-231-5216 cgitre@vt.edu
Matthew Heaton Associate Professor 409 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8361 mheaton@vt.edu
Peter Schmitthenner Associate Professor 321 Lane Hall 540-231-8377 pschmitt@vt.edu
Helen Schneider Associate Professor 421 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8373 hms@vt.edu
Brett L. Shadle Professor 428 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8362 shadle@vt.edu
Daniel B. Thorp Associate Professor 441 Major Williams Hall 540-231-5155 wachau@vt.edu

Cultural History

Mark V. Barrow, Jr. Professor 431 Major Williams Hall 540-231-4099 barrow@vt.edu
Trudy Harrington Becker Associate Chair and Senior Instructor 431 Major Williams Hall 540-231-1733 thbecker@vt.edu
Beverly A. Bunch-Lyons Associate Professor National Capital Region 703-538-8484 blyons@vt.edu
Monique Dufour Collegiate Assistant Professor
403 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8370 modufour@vt.edu
Carmen Gitre Assistant Professor 411 Major Williams Hall 540-231-5216 cgitre@vt.edu
Edward J. K. Gitre Visiting Assistant Professor 432 Major Williams Hall 540-231-1722 egitre@vt.edu
Heather Gumbert Associate Professor 406 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8378 hgumbert@vt.edu
Kathleen W. Jones Associate Professor 439 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8371 kjwj@vt.edu
Melanie Kiechle Assistant Professor 417 Major Williams Hall 540-231-7523 mkiechle@vt.edu
Amy Nelson Associate Professor 419 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8369 anelson@vt.edu
Robert P. Stephens Associate Professor 238 Wallace Hall 540-231-6770 rosteph2@vt.edu

Race and Ethnicity

Beverly A. Bunch-Lyons Associate Professor National Capital Region 703-538-8484 blyons@vt.edu
David Cline Assistant Professor 413 Major Williams Hall 540-231-1795 davidcline@vt.edu
Dennis Halpin Assistant Professor 404 Major Williams Hall 540-231-5670 dphalpin@vt.edu
Matthew Heaton Associate Professor 409 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8361 mheaton@vt.edu
Marian Mollin Associate Professor 419 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8367 mmollin@vt.edu
Paul Quigley James I. Robertson, Jr. Associate Professor of Civil War Studies 405 Major Williams Hall 540-231-9090 pquigley@vt.edu
Brett L. Shadle Professor 428 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8362 shadle@vt.edu
Daniel B. Thorp Associate Professor 441 Major Williams Hall 540-231-5155 wachau@vt.edu
Peter Wallenstein Professor 402 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8376 pwallens@vt.edu
LaDale Winling Assistant Professor 415 Major Williams Hall 540-231-1805 lwinling@vt.edu

War and Peace

Mark V. Barrow, Jr. Professor 431 Major Williams Hall 540-231-4099 barrow@vt.edu
Frederic J. Baumgartner Professor 259 Wallace Hall 540-231-8364 treeman@vt.edu
Trudy Harrington Becker Associate Chair and Senior Instructor 431 Major Williams Hall 540-231-1733 thbecker@vt.edu
Glenn Richard Bugh Assistant Professor 426 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8368 gbugh@vt.edu
Monique Dufour Collegiate Assistant Professor
403 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8370 modufour@vt.edu
Edward J. K. Gitre Visiting Assistant Professor 432 Major Williams Hall 540-231-1722 egitre@vt.edu
Heather Gumbert Associate Professor 406 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8378 hgumbert@vt.edu
Marian Mollin Associate Professor 419 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8367 mmollin@vt.edu
Paul Quigley James I. Robertson, Jr. Associate Professor of Civil War Studies 405 Major Williams Hall 540-231-9090 pquigley@vt.edu
Helen Schneider Associate Professor 421 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8373 hms@vt.edu
Brett L. Shadle Professor 428 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8362 shadle@vt.edu

Gender and Sexuality

Danna Agmon Assistant Professor, History and ASPECT 412 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8307 dagmon@vt.edu
Beverly A. Bunch-Lyons Associate Professor National Capital Region 703-538-8484 blyons@vt.edu
David Cline Assistant Professor 413 Major Williams Hall 540-231-1795 davidcline@vt.edu
E. Thomas Ewing Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Research, Professor 260D Wallace Hall 540-231-3212 etewing@vt.edu
Kathleen W. Jones Associate Professor 439 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8371 kjwj@vt.edu
Marian Mollin Associate Professor 419 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8367 mmollin@vt.edu
Amy Nelson Associate Professor 419 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8369 anelson@vt.edu
Helen Schneider Associate Professor 421 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8373 hms@vt.edu
Brett L. Shadle Professor 428 Major Williams Hall 540-231-8362 shadle@vt.edu