Active Faculty by Area

The faculty of the Department of History are internationally recognized scholars and teachers.  They are committed to the highest caliber of research and publishing while maintaining the engagement with students and excellence in teaching for which Tulane University is justly renowned.



AFRICA

Laura Rosanne Adderley       (adderley@tulane.edu)
Associate Professor  (PhD, Pennsylvania, 1996)
Laura Rosanne Adderley specializes in the history of the African Diaspora; the Atlantic Slave Trade; black enslavement in the Americas; Caribbean history; and African-American history.
Phone:  504-862-8631                          Office:  Hebert 326C                                     Hours: By Appointment

Elisabeth McMahon       (emcmahon@tulane.edu)
Associate Professor  (Ph.D., Indiana, 2005)
Elisabeth McMahon specializes in East African History, with a particular focus on slavery, emancipation, identity formation, and gender among the coastal Islamic communities. She is currently serving as the temporary Director of Graduate Studies.
Phone:  504-862-8625                          Office:  Hebert 203                                         Hours:  By Appointment


ASIA

Brian DeMare       (bdemare@tulane.edu)
Associate Professor  (Ph.D., UCLA, 2007)
Brian DeMare specializes in modern Chinese history.
Phone:  504-862-8607                          Office:  Hebert 326B                                       Hours:  By Appointment

MEDIEVAL/ANCIENT

James M. Boyden       (jboyden@tulane.edu)
Associate Professor  (Ph.D., UT Austin, 1988)
James M. Boyden specializes in Early modern Spain; Renaissance; and court culture.
Phone:  504-862-8613                            Office:  Hebert 211                                        Hours:  By Appointment


Kenneth W. Harl       (maxthrax@cox.net)
Professor  (Ph.D., Yale, 1978)
Kenneth W. Harl specializes in Classical Greece, Rome and Byzantium.
Phone:  504-862-8626                            Office:  Hebert 108                                         Hours: By Appointment

Margaret Keenan       mkeenan@tulane.edu
Affiliated Faculty  (Ph.D., Tulane, 2000)
Margaret Keenan specializes in early modern women's history. She is also Coordinator of the Murphy Institute's Center for Ethics and Public Affairs
Phone:  504-862-3236                              Office:  Tilton 108

F. Thomas Luongo       tluongo@tulane.edu
Associate Professor  (Ph.D., Notre Dame, 1998)
F. Thomas Luongo is Eva-Lou Joffrion Edwards Newcomb Professor at Tulane and teaches medieval European history, with a specialization in medieval and Renaissance Italian history, as well as topics in pre-modern religion. He is the Director of the Honors Program.
Phone:  504-862-5517                               Office:  Hebert 106                                      Hours:  On Leave


Linda Pollock       (pollock@tulane.edu)
Professor  (PhD, St. Andrews, 1982)
Linda Pollock is a historian of early modern England. She specializes in social history topics such as childhood, the family, religion and medicine. Her current research is on the history of emotions 1550 to 1700.
Phone:  504-862-8615                               Office:  Hebert 121                                       Hours:  By Appointment

EUROPE


James M. Boyden       (jboyden@tulane.edu)
Associate Professor  (Ph.D., UT Austin, 1988)
James M. Boyden specializes in Early modern Spain; Renaissance; and court culture.
Phone:  504-862-8613                               Office:  Hebert 211                                       Hours:  By Appointment

M. Kathryn Edwards                                                                                                                                     (medward5@tulane.edu)
Assistant Professor (Ph.D., University of Toronto, 2010)
Kathryn Edwards specializes in modern French and French colonial history.  Her research interests include war and remembrance, immigration and identity, and colonial reform.
Phone:  504-862-8609                               Office:  Hebert 215F                                     Hours:  By Appointment

F. Thomas Luongo       (tluongo@tulane.edu)
Associate Professor  (Ph.D., Notre Dame, 1998)
F. Thomas Luongo is Eva-Lou Joffrion Edwards Newcomb Professor at Tulane and teaches medieval European history, with a specialization in medieval and Renaissance Italian history, as well as topics in pre-modern religion. He is the Director of the Honors Program.
Phone:  504-862-5517                               Office:  Hebert 106                                       Hours:  On Leave

Marline Otte       (motte@tulane.edu)
Associate Professor  (Ph.D., Toronto, 1999)
Marline Otte is Sizeler Professor and specializes in modern European history focusing on Germany and cultural history.
Phone:  504-862-8621                               Office:  Hebert 215B                                     Hours:  By Appointment

Linda Pollock       (pollock@tulane.edu)
Professor  (PhD, St. Andrews, 1982)
Linda Pollock is a historian of early modern England. She specializes in social history topics such as childhood, the family, religion and medicine. Her current research is on the history of emotions 1550 to 1700.
Phone:  504-862-8615                              Office:  Hebert 121                                          Hours: By Appointment

Samuel C. Ramer       (ramer@tulane.edu)
Associate Professor  (Ph.D., Columbia, 1971)
Samuel C. Ramer is a historian of modern Russia. His research and teaching are devoted to problems in Russia's political, social, and cultural history.
Phone:  504-862-8604                             Office:  Hebert 119                                            Hours:  By Appointment

Richard F. Teichgraeber       (rteich@tulane.edu)
Professor  (Ph.D., Brandeis, 1978)
Prof. Teichgraeber teaches and writes American cultural and intellectual history, specializing in the history of the American university system, the Gilded Age and the Progressive Era, and Emerson and Thoreau. From 1984 to 2009 he also served Tulane as the Director of the Murphy Institute.
Phone:  504-862-3237                            Office:  Hebert 303                                             Hours:  By Appointment

LATIN AMERICA

Laura Rosanne Adderley       (adderley@tulane.edu)
Associate Professor  (PhD, Pennsylvania, 1996)
Laura Rosanne Adderley specializes in the history of the African Diaspora; the Atlantic Slave Trade; black enslavement in the Americas; Caribbean history; and African-American history.
Phone: 504-862-8631                            Office:  Hebert 326C                                          Hours:  By Appointment


Felipe Cruz                                                                                                                                                           (fcruz1@tulane.edu)
Assistant Professor (Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 2016)
Felipe Cruz specializes in Brazilian History.
Phone;  504-862-8619                          Office:  Hebert 215H                                            Hours:  By Appointment

Guadalupe García       (ggarcia4@tulane.edu)
Associate Professor  (Ph.D., UNC, Chapel Hill, 2006)
Guadalupe García specializes in Latin American colonial history with an emphasis on Cuba and the Caribbean. Her research interests include colonial cities and subjects, port cities and security spaces, and contemporary social movements and revolution.
Phone:  504-862-8539                           Office:  Hebert 109                                              Hours: On Leave


Kris E. Lane       (klane1@tulane.edu)
Professor  (Ph.D., Minnesota, 1996)
Kris Lane is the France V. Scholes Professor of Colonial Latin American History. He specializes in the colonial history of the Andes, mining, piracy, and global trade.
Phone:  504-862-8622                           Office:  Hebert 209                                            Hours: By Appointment

Justin Wolfe       (jwolfe@tulane.edu)
Associate Professor  (Ph.D., UCLA, 1999)
Justin Wolfe is William Arceneaux Professor of Latin American History and Suzanne and Stephen Weiss Presidential Fellow. He specializes in Central America, particularly post-colonial social and cultural history. His research interests include nation-state formation, race and ethnicity, and the African Diaspora.
Phone:  504-862-8630                          Office:  Hebert 205                                             Hours:  Click here for appointment


MIDDLE EASTERN

Yigit Akin       (yakin@tulane.edu)
Assistant Professor  (Ph.D., Ohio State, 2011)
History of the Islamic World and Modern Middle East
Phone:  504-862-8616                         Office:  Hebert 215A                                           Hours:  By Appointment

UNITED STATES

Laura Rosanne Adderley       (adderley@tulane.edu)
Associate Professor  (PhD, Pennsylvania, 1996)
Laura Rosanne Adderley specializes in the history of the African Diaspora; the Atlantic Slave Trade; black enslavement in the Americas; Caribbean history; and African-American history.
Phone: 504-862-8631                          Office:  326A                                                        Hours:  By Appointment

Michael Bernstein       (mbernstein@tulane.edu)
Professor  (Ph.D., Yale, 1982)
Michael Bernstein is Tulane's Provost. Prof. Bernstein's teaching and research interests focus on the economic and political history of the United States, macroeconomic theory, industrial organization economics, and the history of economic theory.
Phone:  504-865-5261                         Office:  Gibson Hall 200


Emily Clark       (eclark@tulane.edu)
Professor  (Ph.D., Tulane, 1998)
Emily Clark is the Clement Chambers Benenson Professor in American Colonial History. She specializes in early American and Atlantic world history. Her research interests include race, gender, religion and historical memory.
Phone: 504-862-8605                         Office:  Hebert 215E                                              Hours:  By Appointment


Terrence Fitzmorris       (tfitzmo@tulane.edu)
Adjunct Faculty  (Ph.D., LSU, 1989)
Terrence Fitzmorris specializes in the history of modern Louisiana and serves as Associate Dean of the School of Continuing Studies.
Phone:  504-865-5555                       Office:  Gibson Hall


R. Blakeslee Gilpin       (rgilpin@tulane.edu)
Assistant Professor  (Ph.D., Yale, 2009)
R. Blakeslee Gilpin received his Ph.D from Yale University in May, 2009 and his dissertation won the 2010 C. Vann Woodward Prize from the Southern Historical Association for the best dissertation in Southern history. Gilpin’s first book, John Brown Still Lives!: America's Long Reckoning With Violence, Equality, and Change, was published by UNC Press in November 2011, and was a finalist for Gilder Lehrman Center’s Frederick Douglass Book prize. The book will appear in paperback in Spring 2014.
Phone:  504-862-8611                        Office:  Hebert 207                                                  Hours: By Appointment

Carole Haber       (chaber@tulane.edu)
Professor  (Ph.D., Pennsylvania, 1979)
Carole Haber is the Dean of the School of Liberal Arts. She is a specialist in American medical and social history, with particular interests in aging and death in the nineteenth century. Her current research focuses on changing medical and cultural beliefs about Alzheimer’s disease and senile dementia, and the medicalization of death in America at the turn of the twentieth century.
Phone:  504-865-5225                         Office:  Newcomb Hall 102                                     

Karissa Haugeberg       (khaugebe@tulane.edu)
Assistant Professor  (Ph.D., Iowa, 2011)
Karissa Haugeberg specializes in the history of American women, politics, religion and medicine.
Phone:  504-862-8614                         Office:  Hebert 122                                                  Hours:  On Leave

Andy Horowitz       (ahorowitz@tulane.edu)
Assistant Professor  (Ph.D., Yale, 2014)
Andy Horowitz specializes in modern American political, cultural, and environmental history.
Phone:  504-862-8608                          Office:  Hebert 326A                                               Hours:  On Leave

Laura Kelley       (kelleyld@tulane.edu.)
Adjunct Faculty  (Ph.D., Tulane, 2004)
Laura Kelley specializes in U.S. History.
Phone:  504-862-8600                          Office:  Hebert 204                                                   Hours:  By Appointment

Jana K. Lipman       jlipman@tulane.edu
Associate Professor  (Ph.D., Yale, 2006)
Jana Lipman is a specialist in the 20th-century U.S., especially foreign relations, social and political history, Cuba and Vietnam. She serves as the Director of Undergraduate Studies.
Phone:  504-862-8618                           Office:  Hebert 113                                                   Hours:  By Appointment

Bruce B. Raeburn       (raeburn@tulane.edu)
Adjunct Faculty  (Ph.D., Tulane, 1991)
Bruce Raeburn researches and teaches on jazz, particularly in New Orleans. He is Curator of the Hogan Jazz Archives and Assistant Dean of Libraries for Special Collections.
Phone:  504-865-5688                            Office: Jones Hall

Randy J. Sparks       (rsparks1@tulane.edu)
Professor  (Ph.D., Rice, 1988)
Randy Sparks specializes in Southern History, the Early Modern Atlantic World, and American Religious History.
Phone:  504-862-8627                            Office:  Hebert 118                                                 Hours: By Appointment

Richard F. Teichgraeber                                                                                                                                         (rteich@tulane.edu)
Professor (Ph.D., Brandeis, 1978)
Prof. Teichgraeber teaches and writes American cultural and intellectual history, specializing in the history of the American university system, the Gilded Age and the Progressive Era, and Emerson and Thoreau.  From 1984 to 2009 he also served Tulane as the Director of the Murphy Institute.                       
Phone:  504-862-3237                            Office:  Hebert 303                                                 Hours:  By Appointment