Faculty and Staff

HISTORY DEPARTMENT

Mackinac Hall D-1-160
1 Campus Drive
Allendale, MI 49401
Phone: (616) 331-3298
Fax: (616) 331-2535

Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

DEPARTMENT CHAIR

Dr. Michael Huner
[email protected]
(616) 331-3420

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History Staff

Elizabeth Kovacs

Department Coordinator
[email protected]
(616) 331-2037
Elizabeth Kovacs Profile
 

Charlyn Worthem

Secretary
[email protected]
(616) 331-3298
Charlyn Worthem Profile

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Kaitlyn Greer

Student Assistant
Major: Exercise Science

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Hannah Krebs

Student Assistant
Major: History


History Faculty


U.S. HISTORY

Gordon Andrews

Associate Professor
Social Studies Education
US Labor History, 20th century
Gordon Andrews Profile
On Sabbatical Fall 2022

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
Fall 2022 Office Hours: MWF 10-10:50A, or by appointment in person, phone, or zoom.

Louis Moore

Professor
African-American History, US 20th-century, Sports History, Gender
Louis Moore Profile
On Sabbatical Fall 2022

Paul Murphy

Professor
Acting Assistant Chair
20th-century US Intellectual and Cultural History
Paul Murphy Profile
Fall 2022 Office Hours: MW 1-2:30P, and by appointment

Sean O'Neill

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

Nora Salas

Associate Professor
US Latino/Latina History
Nora Salas Profile
Fall 2022 Office Hours: M 10-11A and W 1-2P via BB Collaborate

Scott Stabler

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

Carolyn Shapiro-Shapin

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

Fall 2022 Office Hours: 
MWF 11-11:45, MW: 1-2, and by appointment

David Zwart

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

Steve Tripp

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


SOCIAL STUDIES EDUCATION

Tamara Shreiner

Associate Professor
Social Studies Education
Tamara Shreiner Profile
Fall 2022 Office Hours: Tues 2:30-3:30P, Thurs 10:15-11:15A
 

Annie Whitlock

Associate Professor of History/Social Studies
Social Studies Education
Annie Whitlock Profile
Fall 2022 Office Hours: MW 1-3P, and by appointment

 


PUBLIC HISTORY

Matthew Daley

Professor
Michigan History, Great Lakes History, Urban History, Public History
Internship Coordinator
Matthew Daley Profile
Fall 2022 Office Hours: Tues and Thurs 1P and 4P. Other and virtual by appointment.

Abigail Gautreau

Assistant Professor
Public History
Abigail Gautreau Profile


EUROPEAN HISTORY

Alice Chapman

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

On Sabbatical Fall 2022

Grace Coolidge

Professor
Early Modern Europe and Spain, Gender
Grace Coolidge Profile

Jason Crouthamel

Professor
Modern Europe and Germany, Memory, Gender and Sexuality
Jason Crouthamel Profile
Fall 2022 Office Hours: M 12-1P, W 2-3P, F10-10:45A

William Morison

Associate Professor
Classical Greece and Rome
William Morison Profile

James Smither

Professor
Director of Veteran's History Project
Early Modern Europe and France, Military History
James Smither Profile
Fall 2022 Office Hours: MWF 11-Noon, MW 2-3P, and by appointment


NON-WESTERN HISTORY

Steeve Buckridge

Professor
Director of Namibia Study Abroad, Brooks College
African History, Caribbean History, Material Culture and Dress
Steeve Buckridge Profile
On Sabbatical Until Fall 2023
 

David Eaton

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

On Sabbatical Fall 2022

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
Fall 2022 Office Hours: Thurs 5:30-6P, and Wed 3-5P Virtual

Patrick Shan

Professor
East Asia, History of China, 20th-Century
Patrick Shan Profile
Fall 2022 Office Hours: Thurs 11:15-11:35A, 3:45-5:15P in person, Weds 2-3:15P via Zoom, and by appointment

David Stark

Professor
Colonial Latin America, Caribbean, Slavery
David Stark Profile

On Sabbatical Fall 2022

Yosay Wangdi

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


Visiting and Affiliate Faculty

Eric Covey

Visiting Professor
African, World, US
Eric Covey Profile
Fall 2022 Office Hours: MW 10:30-11:30A and 2:30-3:30P

Peter Dobek

Visiting Professor
Public Houses (Inns, taverns, and alehouses), Food and Drink. Urban History, Medieval and Early Modern, Central Europe, Poland
Peter Dobek Profile
Fall 2022 Office Hours: Tues and Thurs 11:15-1P

Ian Van Dyke

Visiting Professor
U.S. in the World; religious and intellectual history; politics and political thought
Ian Van Dyke Profile
Fall 2022 Office Hours: MW 10 - Noon, and by appointment
 

Joshua Morris

Visiting Professor
US, 20th Century, Labor 
Joshua Morris Profile
Fall 2022 Office Hours: Tues and Thurs 10am - Noon, and by appointment
 

Sarah Tate

Affiliate Professor
Social Studies, Elementary Education
Sarah Tate Profile
Fall 2022 Office Hours: Tues and Thurs 12-2P, and by appointment

Brent Purkaple

Visiting Professor
History of Science, Technology, and Medicine
Brent Purkaple Profile
Fall 2022 Office Hours: MWF 11 - Noon, or by appointment. 


Adjunct Faculty

Jennifer Gonzalez Profile 
Fall 2022 Office Hours: W 2-4P online, and by appointment

 

Scott Lingenfelter Profile 
Fall 2022 Office Hours: MW 11-11:30A and 1-1:30P, and by appointment

Patrick Pospisek Profile 
Fall 2022 Office Hours: Tues and Thurs 10:30 - Noon, and by appointment

Gillian Hendershot Profile
 

Denise Fett

Stephanie Jannenga
Fall 2022 Office Hours: W 12-1P

Torie Gerlof-Fritz


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



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