Faculty and Staff


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.


Dr. Michael Huner
(616) 331-3420

History Staff

Megan Koeman-Eding

Department Coordinator
Wellness Ambassador
(616) 331-2037
Megan Koeman-Eding profile

Charlyn Worthem

(616) 331-3298
Charlyn Worthem Profile

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Molly Mackey

Student Assistant
Major: Exercise Science

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Erica Wiencek

Student Assistant
Major: Diagnostic Medical Sonography

History Faculty


Gordon Andrews

Associate Professor
Social Studies Education
US Labor History, 20th century
Gordon Andrews Profile
Virtual Office Hours: T 11:00AM-12:00PM, W 1:00-2:00PM and by appt

Gabriele Gottlieb

Associate Professor
US Colonial, American Revolution, Crime and Punishment
Gabriele Gottlieb Profile
Office Hours: TR 1:00-3:00PM and by appt

Douglas Montagna

Associate Professor
19th-century US History, Religion
Douglas Montagna Profile
Office Hours: MW 1:00-1:50PM and by appt

Louis Moore

Associate Professor
African-American History, US 20th-century, Sports History, Gender
Louis Moore Profile
Office Hours: MWF 11:00AM-12:00PM and by appt

Paul Murphy

20th-century US Intellectual and Cultural History
Paul Murphy Profile
Office Hours: MW 1:00PM, F 10:00AM and by appt

Sean O'Neill

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

Nora Salas

Associate Professor
US Latino/Latina History
Nora Salas Profile
Virtual Office Hours: M 10:00-11:00AM, R 1:00-2:00PM and by appt

Tamara Shreiner

Associate Professor
Social Studies Education
Tamara Shreiner Profile
Office Hours: T 12:00-1:00PM, R 2:30-3:30PM and by appt

Carolyn Shapiro-Shapin

Assistant Chair
History of Medicine, US History, Public Health
Carolyn Shapiro-Shapin Profile
Office Hours: MWF 11:00-11:45AM, 2:00-3:00PM and by appt

Scott Stabler

Social Studies Education
US Civil War, US Native American History
Scott Stabler Profile
Office Hours: T 12:00-1:00PM, W 2:00-3:00PM and by appt

Steve Tripp

US 19th and 20th-century History, Culture and Society, History of Manhood
Steve Tripp Profile
Office Hours: Office Hours: MW 4:15-5:30, Virtual Office Hours: R 11:00AM-12:00PM and by appt

David Zwart

Associate Professor
Assistant Chair
Social Studies Education
20th-century US History, Immigration
David Zwart Profile
Office Hours: T 3:00-4:00PM, R 5:15-6:00PM and by appt


Matthew Daley

Michigan History, Great Lakes History, Urban History, Public History
Internship Coordinator
Matthew Daley Profile
Office Hours: TR 1:00-2:00PM, T: 5:00-6:00PM, virtual office hours TR 3:00-5:00PM and by appt

Abigail Gautreau

Assistant Professor
Public History
Abigail Gautreau Profile
Office Hours: W 10:00AM-12:00PM and by appt


Alice Chapman

Associate Professor
Medieval History, Intellectual History, Church and State
Alice Chapman Profile
Office Hours: TR 2:30-4:30PM and by appt

Grace Coolidge

Early Modern Europe and Spain, Gender
Grace Coolidge Profile
Office Hours: T 11:15AM-12:15PM and 4:00-5:00PM, R 4:00-5:00PM and by appt

Jason Crouthamel

Modern Europe and Germany, Memory, Gender and Sexuality
Jason Crouthamel Profile
Office Hours: MW 2:00-3:00PM and F 10:00-10:45AM and by appt (vaccinated)  

William Morison

Associate Professor
Classical Greece and Rome
William Morison Profile
Virtual Office Hours: MW 2:00-3:00PM, R 4:00-6:00PM and by appt

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
Virtual Office Hours: M 10:00AM-12:00PM, 4:00-5:00PM and by appt

David Eaton

Associate Professor
African History, World History, 20th-century
David Eaton Profile
Office Hours: TR 1:00-2:15PM and by appt

Michael Huner

Associate Professor
Chair, Department of History
Modern Latin America, World History, 19th and 20th century, State Formation
Michael Huner Profile
Office Hours: MW 11:00AM-12:00PM and by appt

Chad Lingwood

Associate Professor
Middle East History, History of Iran
Chad Lingwood Profile
Office Hours: R 5:30-6:00PM, virtual office hours W 3:00-5:00PM and by appt

Patrick Shan

East Asia, History of China, 20th-Century
Patrick Shan Profile
Office Hours: R 1:15-3:55PM and by appt

David Stark

Colonial Latin America, Caribbean, Slavery
David Stark Profile
Virtual Office Hours: WF 10:00AM-12:00PM and by appt

Yosay Wangdi

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
Office Hours: MWF 10:00-11:00AM, MW 3:30-4:30PM and by appt

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
Office Hours: MWF 10:00AM-12:00PM and by appt

Nathan Kapoor

Affiliate Professor
History of Energy and Electrification, Colonialism, Engineering History, and Women and Gender Studies
Nathan Kapoor Profile
Office Hours: MW 10:00-12:00PM and by appt

Joshua Morris

Visiting Professor
US, 20th Century, Labor 
Joshua Morris Profile
Office Hours: MTWRF 1:15-2:00PM and by appt

Sarah Tate

Affiliate Professor
Social Studies, Elementary Education
Sarah Tate Profile
Office Hours: MTWR 12:00-1:00PM and by appt

Adjunct Faculty

Denice Fett Profile Office Hours: MW 12:30-1:45PM and by appt

Gillian Hendershot Profile Office Hours: R 3:00-5:50PM and by appt

Jennifer Gonzalez Profile Virtual Office Hours: T 2:00-3:00PM & R by

Scott Lingenfelter Profile Office Hours: MR 5:15-6:00PM and by appt

John Hall Profile Office Hours: MW 3:30-4:30PM (LHH 211) and by appt

Patrick Pospisek Profile Virtual Office Hours: TR 10:30AM-12:00PM and by appt

Jennifer Vannette Profile Virtual Office Hours: T 9:00-11:00AM and by appt

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