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 Ehlers

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

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Avis D. Merry

Joint Department Coordinator with Modern Languages and Literature Department
[email protected]
(616) 331-8554

Avis Merry Profile

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Kaitlyn Greer

Student Assistant
Major: Exercise Science

Shehnaz

Student Assistant
 

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Cora Cockroft

Student Assistant
Major: Behavioral Neuroscience

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Rebecca Terryberry

Student Assistant
Major: Wildlife Biology


History Faculty


U.S. HISTORY

Gordon Andrews

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

Professor
African-American History, US 20th-century, Sports History, Gender
Louis Moore Profile
 

Paul Murphy

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

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
 

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
 

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
 

Annie Whitlock

Associate Professor of History/Social Studies
Social Studies Education
Annie Whitlock Profile
 

 


PUBLIC HISTORY

Matthew Daley

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

Abigail Gautreau

Assistant Professor
Public History
Abigail Gautreau Profile
 


EUROPEAN HISTORY

Alice Chapman

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

 

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
 

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
 


NON-WESTERN HISTORY

Steeve Buckridge

Professor
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

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

Yosay Wangdi

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


Visiting and Affiliate Faculty

Ian Van Dyke

Visiting Professor
U.S. in the World; religious and intellectual history; politics and political thought
Ian Van Dyke Profile
 

Brent Purkaple

Visiting Professor
History of Science, Technology, and Medicine
Brent Purkaple Profile
 

Sarah Tate

Affiliate Professor
Social Studies, Elementary Education
Sarah Tate Profile
 

Austin Setter

Bio and faculty page forthcoming

Kevin Chrisman

Bio and faculty page forthcoming
 


Adjunct Faculty

Jennifer Gonzalez Profile
 

 

Scott Lingenfelter Profile 
 

Patrick Pospisek Profile 
 

Gillian Hendershot Profile
 

Denice Fett
 

Stephanie Jannenga
 


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

David Stark

Professor Emeritus



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