Faculty and Staff


Mackinac Hall D-1-160
1 Campus Drive
Allendale, MI 49401
Phone: (616) 331-3298
Fax: (616) 331-3285

Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:30am-5:00pm


Prof. William Morison
(616) 331-2154 


Ms. Michelle Duram
Department Coordinator

Ms. Reda De Young
Office Secretary

Regular Faculty


Gordon Andrews

Associate Professor
Social Studies Education
US Labor History, 20th century
Gordon Andrews Profile

Matthew Daley

Associate Professor
Michigan History, Great Lakes History, Urban History, Public History
Internship Coordinator
Matthew Daley Profile

Abigail Gautreau

Abigail Gautreau

Assistant Professor
Public History

Abigail Gautreau Profile

Gabriele Gottlieb

Associate Professor
US Colonial, American Revolution, Crime and Punishment
Gabriele Gottlieb Profile

Douglas Montagna

Associate Professor
19th-century US History, Religion
Douglas Montagna Profile

Louis Moore

Associate Professor
Coordinator of African and African American Studies
African-American History, US 20th-century, Sports History, Gender
Louis Moore Profile

Paul Murphy

20th-century US Intellectual and Cultural History
Paul Murphy Profile

Sean O'Neill

Social Studies Education
US Native American History
Sean O'Neill Profile

Nora Salas

Assistant Professor
US Latino/Latina History
Nora Salas Profile

Tamara Shreiner

Associate Professor
Social Studies Education
Tamara Shreiner Profile

Carolyn Shapiro-Shapin

Assistant Chair
History of Medicine, US History, Public Health
Carolyn Shapiro-Shapin Profile

Scott Stabler

Associate Professor
Social Studies Education
US Civil War, US Native American History
Scott Stabler Profile

Steve Tripp

US 19th and 20th-century History, Culture and Society, History of Manhood
Steve Tripp Profile

David Zwart

Associate Professor
Assistant Chair
Social Studies Education
20th-century US History, Immigration
David Zwart Profile


Alice Chapman

Associate Professor
Medieval History, Intellectual History, Church and State
Alice Chapman Profile

Grace Coolidge

Early Modern Europe and Spain, Gender
Grace Coolidge Profile

Jason Crouthamel

Modern Europe and Germany, Memory, Gender and Sexuality
Jason Crouthamel Profile

William Morison

Associate Professor
Chair, Department of History
Classical Greece and Rome
William Morison Profile

James Smither

Director of Veteran's History Project
Early Modern Europe and France, Military History
James Smither Profile


Steeve Buckridge

Director of Namibia Study Abroad, Brooks College
African History, Caribbean History, Material Culture and Dress
Steeve Buckridge Profile

David Eaton

Associate Professor
African History, World History, 20th-century
David Eaton Profile

Michael Huner

Associate Professor
Modern Latin America, World History, 19th and 20th century, State Formation
Michael Huner Profile

Chad Lingwood

Associate Professor
Middle East History, History of Iran
Chad Lingwood Profile

Patrick Shan

East Asia, History of China, 20th-Century
Patrick Shan Profile

David Stark

Coordinator of Latin American and Latino/a Studies
Colonial Latin America, Caribbean, Slavery
David Stark Profile

Yosay Wangdi

South Asia, Tibet, History of India, Religion, Environmental History
Yosay Wangdi Profile

Visiting and Affiliate Faculty

Jennifer Gonzalez

Visiting Professor
World Civilization, American Civilization
Jennifer Gonzalez Profile

Nathan Kapoor

Visiting Professor 

History of Energy and Electrification, Colonialism, Engineering History, and Women and Gender Studies
Nathan Kapoor Profile

Scott Lingenfelter

Visiting Professor
American History, Modern Russia
Scott Lingenfelter Profile

Sarah Tate

Affiliate Professor
Social Studies, Elementary Education
Sarah Tate Profile

Adjunct Faculty

Peter Dobek         Profile

Andrew Dietzel       Profile

David Duram           Profile

Gillian Hendershot   Profile 

Patrick Pospisek      Profile

Samantha Warber  Profile

Emeritus Faculty

Edward Cole

Professor Emeritus

Dennis Devlin

Professor Emeritus

James Goode

Professor Emeritus

Frances Kelleher

Professor Emeritus

Lynn Mapes

Professor Emeritus

Joseph Preston

Professor Emeritus

Gary D. Stark

Professor Emeritus

John Tevebaugh

Professor Emeritus

Anthony Travis

Professor Emeritus

Kathleen Underwood

Professor Emeritus