Faculty List


Laura Arata (Ph.D., 2014, Washington State University)
Assistant Professor 
Public History; American West; Race and Gender;  Popular Culture 

Ninette Ashley (Ph.D., 2015, Oklahoma State University)
Adjuct Instructor
Medieval History; History of Medicine 

Kurt Anderson (Ph.D., 2011, Oklahoma State University) 
Adjunct Instructor

U.S. West; Oklahoma History 

Laura A. Belmonte (Ph.D., 1996, University of Virginia)
Professor; Associate Dean for Instruction and Personnel - College of Arts and Sciences 
U.S. Foreign Relations; Transnational; Post-1945 U.S.  

Richard J. Boles(Ph.D., 2013, George Washington University)
Assistant Professor 
Colonial and Revolutionary America; Native American History; African American History; American Religious History

William S. Bryans (Ph.D., 1987, University of Wyoming)
Associate Professor
Public History; State and Local; American West

Joseph Byrnes (Ph.D., 1976, University of Chicago)
Emeritus Professor 
Modern European Intellectual; Modern France; Christianity

Thomas A. Carlson (Ph.D., 2012, Princeton University)
Assistant Professor
Middle East; Religion; Race and Ethnicity 

David D’Andrea (Ph.D., 1999, University of Virginia)
Professor
Early Modern Europe; Italy; Christianity

Yongtao Du (Ph.D., 2006, University of Illinois)
Associate Professor
East Asia

Jared Eberle (Ph.D., 2018, Oklahoma State University)

Adjunct Instructor
Native American History; US Since 1945  

Sarah Foss (Ph.D., 2018, Indiana University) 
Assistant Professor
Latin American History; Atlantic World 

Emily Graham (Ph.D., 2009, St. Andrews-Scotland)
Assistant Professor
Medieval Europe; Gender History; Religious History

Sarah Griswold (Ph.D., 2018, New York University) 
Assistant Professor 
Modern Europe; French Empire; Race, Religion & Ethnicity; Heritage and Museum Studies

James L. Huston (Ph.D., 1980, University of Illinois)
Regents Professor 
Civil War and Reconstruction; Political HIstory; Political Economy 

Holly Karibo (Ph.D., 2012, University of Toronto)
Assistant Professor
North American Borderlands; American Social and Cultural History; Women, Gender, and Sexuality; Drug and Alcohol History

John Kinder (Ph.D., 2007, University of Minnesota)
Associate Professor 
American Studies; War and Society; Gender; Disability; Veterans; US 1877-Present 

Jason E. Lavery (Ph.D., 1997, Yale University)
Professor; Department Head 
Early Modern Europe; Germany; Scandinavia; Religious and Political History 

Michael F. Logan (Ph.D., 1994, University ofArizona)
Professor
Recent America; Urban; Environmental; American West

Ry Marcattilio-McCracken (Ph.D.,  2014, Oklahoma State University)
Adjunct Instructor
U.S. History; History of Science, Technology, and Medicine 

Douglas Miller (Ph.D., 2014, University of Oklahoma)
Assistant Professor; Director of Graduate Studies 
Native American History; Modern U.S. History; Mass Incarceration

Jennifer Murray (Ph.D., 2010, Auburn University)
Teaching Assistant Professor 
American Military History; Civil War 

Justin Prince (Ph.D., 2014, Oklahoma State University)
Adjunct Instructor
American Military History; 20th Century U.S. History; Modern European History

Lesley A. Rimmel (Ph.D.,1995, University of Pennsylvania)
Associate Professor
Russia; Soviet Union; Women’s 20th Century Europe; Central Asia; Political and Social Violence

Richard C. Rohrs (Ph.D., 1976, University of Nebraska)
Emeritus Professor 
American Early National; Jacksonian America; Historical Methods

Matthew Schauer (Ph.D., 2012, University of Pennsylvania)
Assistant Professor
Modern Europe (Modern Britain Focus); Global Empires (Modern Britain Focus); History of Anthropology

Tonia Sharlach (Ph.D., 1999, Harvard University)
Professor 
Ancient Near East with emphasis on taxation, religion, and gender 

Michael M. Smith (Ph.D., 1971, Texas Christian University)
Emeritus Professor
Mexico; Latin America

William R. Smith (Ph.D., 2017, University of Notre Dame) 
Adjunct Instructor
Colonial America; American Religious History; Atlantic World; Epistolary Culture

Brandy Thomas Wells (Ph.D., 2015, The Ohio State Unviersity)
Assistant Professor 
United States History; African American History; Women and Gender 

Anna Zeide (Ph.D., 2014, University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Clinical Assistant Professor; Undergraduate Advisor 
United States; Medicine, Environment, and Food; Science and Technology; Environmental and Health Justice