Faculty

by Field

Africa
Hanretta, Sean
Associate Professor of African History
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.A., University of Wisconsin; B.A., The Colorado College

West Africa, Intellectual and Cultural History, History of Religions

Roberts, Richard
Frances and Charles Field Professor of History
Ph.D., University of Toronto; M.A., Simon Fraser University; B.A., University of Wisconsin

West Africa

Ancient
Saller, Richard
Professor of Classics and of History
Ph.D., University of Cambridge, B.A., Greek and History, University of Illinois
Scheidel, Walter
Dickason Professor in the Humanities and Professor of Classics and History; Chair, Department of Classics
Habilitation (Ancient History), University of Graz (1998); PhD (Ancient History), University of Vienna (1993); MPhil (Ancient History), University of Vienna (1989)
Britain
Como, David
Associate Professor of Early Modern British History
Ph.D. Princeton 1999

Puritanism, Politics, English Revolution

Satia, Priya
Associate Professor of Modern British History
MA/Ph.D. UC Berkeley 2004; M.Sc. LSE; BA/BS Stanford
Stansky, Peter
Frances and Charles Field Professor of History, Emeritus
Ph.D. Harvard University; B.A. King's College, Cambridge; B.A., Yale College

19th & 20th century

Early Modern Europe
Baker, Keith M.
J.E. Wallace Sterling Professor in the Humanities and Professor of Early Modern European History
B.A., M.A., Peterhouse, Cambridge; Ph.D., University of London

France

Findlen, Paula
Ubaldo Pierotti Professor of Italian History; Director of the Suppes Center for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology Director, SIMILE Program
Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley; B.A., Wellesley College

Italy and the Mediterranean, 1300-1800; Social and Cultural History; Scientific Revolution

Lougee Chappell, Carolyn
Frances and Charles Field Professor in History, Emerita
Ph.D., University of Michigan; A.B., Smith College

France

Riskin, Jessica
Associate Professor, History of Science
Ph.D. - University of California at Berkeley 1995; B.A. - Harvard University 1988

History of science, Enlightenment intellectual and cultural history, Old Regime and Revolutionary France

Schiebinger, Londa
The John L. Hinds Professor of History of Science; Director, EU/US Gendered Innovations in Science, Health & Medicine, Engineering, and Environment Project
Ph.D. Harvard University

Atlantic World, Gender in Science, Colonial Science, Race, Eighteenth-Century European Science

Stokes, Laura
Assistant Professor of History
PhD, University of Virginia; MA, University of Virginia; BA. Reed College.
East Asia
Lewis, Mark E.
Kwoh-Ting Li Professor in Chinese Culture
B.A. and Ph.D., University of Chicago

Warring States, Early Imperial, and Medieval History

Moon, Yumi
Assistant Professor of History
Ph.D., History and East Asian Language, Harvard University; M.A. and B.A. Seoul National University
Mullaney, Thomas S.
Associate Professor of History
Ph.D., Columbia University, Department of History, 2006; M.A., Columbia University, Department of History, 2004; M.A., Johns Hopkins University, Humanities Center, 2000; B.A., Johns Hopkins University, East Asian Studies/ International Studies, 1999
Sommer, Matthew
Associate Professor of Chinese History
Ph.D., UCLA, 1994; M.A., University of Washington, 1987; B.A., Swarthmore College, 1983

Late imperial China: gender and sexuality, law and society

Uchida, Jun
Associate Professor of History
Ph.D., Harvard University; M.A., UC Berkeley; B.A., Cornell University.
Wigen, Kären
Professor; Chair, Department of History
PhD, University of California at Berkeley (Geography), 1990; MA, UC-Berkeley, 1985; BA, University of Michigan (Japanese Lit.), 1980

Historical geography; regionalism; maps

Eastern Europe Russia and Eurasia
Holloway, David
Raymond A. Spruance Professor in International History; Professor of Political Science; Senior Fellow, Freeman-Spogli Institute for International Studie
BA, University of Cambridge; MA, University of Cambridge; PhD, University of Cambridge

Russia and the Soviet Union; nuclear weapons and international relations; science and technology in the Soviet Union

Jolluck, Katherine
Senior Lecturer
Ph.D. & M. A. Stanford University; B.A. Harvard University
Kollmann, Nancy
William H. Bonsall Professor of History
M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University, 1974, 1980; B.A., Middlebury College, 1972

Early Modern Russia: political culture, gender in politics, practice of the law

Naimark, Norman
Robert and Florence McDonnell Professor in East European Studies
Ph.D., Stanford University; M.A., Stanford University; A.B., Stanford University

Modern Eastern Europe

Weiner, Amir
Associate Professor of Soviet History
Ph.D., Columbia University; M.A., Columbia University; B.A. Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Zipperstein, Steven
Daniel E. Koshland Professor in Jewish Culture and History
B.A., Ph.D., University of California at Los Angeles

Modern Europe, Russia

Jewish
Mancall, Mark
Professor of Modern World History, Emeritus
B.A., University of California at Los Angeles; Ph.D., Harvard University.

Modern

Rodrigue, Aron
Charles Michael Professor in Jewish History and Culture
Ph.D., History, Harvard University; A.M., History, Harvard University; B.A., History, University of Manchester, England, (First Class Honours)

Ottoman, Modern France

Zipperstein, Steven
Daniel E. Koshland Professor in Jewish Culture and History
B.A., Ph.D., University of California at Los Angeles

Modern Europe, Russia

Latin America
Frank, Zephyr
Associate Professor of Latin American History
Ph.D Illinois 1999; M.A. UCLA 1993

Family, Social Structure, Wealthholding, Slavery

Haber, Stephen
A.A. and Jeanne Welch Milligan Professor
Ph.D., University of California at Los Angeles; B.A., George Washington University

Comparative Economic

Minian, Ana Raquel
Assistant Professor of History and Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity
Ph.D., Yale University, with distinction; M.A. Yale University; B.A., University of Chicago, with honors
Wolfe, Mikael
Assistant Professor of Latin American and Environmental History
Ph.D. The University of Chicago; M.A., International History, The University of Chicago; B.A., Columbia University

Modern Mexican, Latin American, environmental and comparative histories

Middle East
Beinin, Joel
Donald J. McLachan Professor in History
Ph.D. University of Michigan (History);A.M.L.S. University of Michigan (Library Science); A.M. Harvard University (Middle East Studies); A.B. Princeton University (Near Eastern Studies) magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Crews, Robert
Associate Professor; Director of the Sohaib and Sara Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies; Director of the Mediterranean Studies Forum
Ph.D., Princeton University; M.A., Columbia University; B. A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Rodrigue, Aron
Charles Michael Professor in Jewish History and Culture
Ph.D., History, Harvard University; A.M., History, Harvard University; B.A., History, University of Manchester, England, (First Class Honours)

Ottoman, Modern France

Yaycioğlu, Ali
Assistant Professor of Middle East History
B.S., Middle East Technical University, Ankara; M.A., Bilkent University, Ankara; Ph.D. Harvard University.

The Middle East and the Balkans under the Ottoman Empire

Modern Europe
Daughton, J. P.
Associate Professor of Modern European History and (by courtesy) French and Italian; Co-Director, Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship of Scholars Postdoctoral Program
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley; M.Phil., Cambridge University; B.A., Amherst College

France; European Imperialism and Colonialism

Robinson, Paul
Richard W. Lyman Professor in the Humanities, Emeritus
Ph.D., Harvard University, 1968; B.A., Yale University, 1962

Intellectual

Rodrigue, Aron
Charles Michael Professor in Jewish History and Culture
Ph.D., History, Harvard University; A.M., History, Harvard University; B.A., History, University of Manchester, England, (First Class Honours)

Ottoman, Modern France

Sheehan, James
Dickason Professor in the Humanities; Professor of Modern European History, Emeritus.
Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley; A.B., Stanford University

Germany

Sheffer, Edith
Assistant Professor of Modern European History and, by courtesy, German Studies
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley; B.A., Harvard University, summa cum laude.

Germany

Science
Bernstein, Barton
Ph.D., Harvard University; B.A., Queens College
Findlen, Paula
Ubaldo Pierotti Professor of Italian History; Director of the Suppes Center for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology Director, SIMILE Program
Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley; B.A., Wellesley College

Italy and the Mediterranean, 1300-1800; Social and Cultural History; Scientific Revolution

Proctor, Robert N.
Professor of History of Science
Ph.D. Harvard University 1984, History of Science; M.S. Harvard University 1977, History of Science; B.S. Indiana University (Bloomington) 1976, Biology
Riskin, Jessica
Associate Professor, History of Science
Ph.D. - University of California at Berkeley 1995; B.A. - Harvard University 1988

History of science, Enlightenment intellectual and cultural history, Old Regime and Revolutionary France

Schiebinger, Londa
The John L. Hinds Professor of History of Science; Director, EU/US Gendered Innovations in Science, Health & Medicine, Engineering, and Environment Project
Ph.D. Harvard University

Atlantic World, Gender in Science, Colonial Science, Race, Eighteenth-Century European Science

South Asia
Kumar, Aishwary
Assistant Professor of Modern South Asian History and Modern Intellectual History
PhD, Trinity College, University of Cambridge, 2007; MA, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 2002; BA, University of Delhi, 2000
Lewis, Martin
Senior Lecturer in International History
Ph.D., UC Berkeley
Transnational International and Global History
, Advisors in Transnational, International, and Global History can be found among any of the full-time faculty members in the department. Prospective PhD applicants are encouraged to contact faculty in appropriate fields
United States
Bernstein, Barton
Ph.D., Harvard University; B.A., Queens College
Burns, Jennifer
Assistant Professor
A.B. Harvard University, 1998; M.A. University of California, Berkeley, 2001; Ph.D. University of California, Berkley, 2005

20th Century U.S., political, cultural, intellectual

Camarillo, Albert
Professor of American History; Leon Sloss Jr. Memorial Professor; Special Assistant to the Provost for Faculty Diversity in charge of the Faculty Development Initiative of the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity.
Ph.D., University of California at Los Angeles; BA, University of California at Los Angeles

Mexican American, Comparative Race and Ethnicity, Urban

Campbell, James T.
Edgar E. Robinson Professor in United States History
B.A., Yale University; M.A. Stanford University; Ph.D Stanford University
Carson, Clayborne
Professor of American History and Director of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute
Ph.D., M.A., B.A., University of California at Los Angeles

Modern African-American history

Chang, Gordon H.
Olive H. Palmer Professor in Humanities; Professor of American History; Director, Center for East Asian Studies
Ph.D., Stanford University; B.A., Princeton University

Asian-American, Foreign Relations, Race and Ethnicity

Freedman, Estelle
Edgar E. Robinson Professor in U.S. History
Ph.D., Columbia University 1976; M.A., Columbia 1972; B.A., Barnard College 1969

Women, sexuality, feminism

Hobbs, Allyson
Assistant Professor of American History
Ph.D., University of Chicago, with distinction; B.A., Harvard University, magna cum laude

19th and early 20th century African American social and cultural history

Kennedy, David M.
Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History, Emeritus.
Ph.D., Yale University, 1968, American Studies; M.A., Yale University, 1964, American Studies; B.A., Stanford University, 1963, History

Great Depression,New Deal, WWII, Immigration

Rakove, Jack
William Robertson Coe Professor of History and American Studies; Professor of Political Science and (by courtesy) of Law
Ph.D., Harvard University 1975; A.B., Haverford College 1968

American Revolution

White, Richard
Margaret Byrne Professor of American History
B.A., University of California at Santa Cruz; M.A., Ph.D., University of Washington.
Winterer, Caroline
Director & Anthony P. Meier Family Professor in the Humanities, Stanford Humanities Center; Professor of History and (by courtesy) of Classics
Ph.D., University of Michigan, History A.M., University of Michigan, History B.A., cum laude, Pomona College, History

American intellectual and cultural history, pre-1900