Faculty and Staff by Name

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

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 215F Hours:  By Appointment

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

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

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

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

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

Terrence Fitzmorris       (tfitzmo@tulane.edu)
Adjunct Faculty  (Ph.D., LSU, 1989)
Terrence Fitzmorris specializes in the history of modern Louisiana and serves as Professor of Practice in the School of Continuing Studies.
Phone: (504) 865-5555 Office: Gibson 125

Guadalupe García       (ggarcia4@tulane.edu)
Assistant 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: By Appointment

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 122 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 102

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

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 117 Hours: By Appointment

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 120 Hours: By Appointment

Melanie Huska       (mhuska@tulane.edu)
Visiting Faculty 
Melanie Huska is a historian of modern Latin America.
Phone: 504-862-8619 Office: Hebert 215H 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 101

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

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

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

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) 865-5517 Office: Hebert 105C 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

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, John Christie Barr Professor, 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

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) 865-5685 Office: Jones Hall

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

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

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 to make an appointment

Department Chair
Linda Pollock       (pollock@tulane.edu)
Phone: (504) 862-8615 Office: Hebert 121 Hours: M, T, Th 9:30 - 11:00

Director of Undergraduate Study
Jana K. Lipman       (jlipman@tulane.edu)
Phone: 504-862-8618 Office: Hebert 113 Hours: T: 2:00-4:00; W 1:00-3:00 and by appointment

Director of Graduate Study
Elisabeth McMahon       (emcmahon@tulane.edu)
Phone: (504) 862-8625 Office: Hebert 203 Hours: T 2:30 - 3:30 or by appointment

Executive Secretary
Donna Denneen       (donna@tulane.edu)
Phone: 504-865-5588 Office: Hebert Hall 125A Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm

Administrative Secretary
Kimberly Smith       (ksmith40@tulane.edu)
Phone: 504-865-5162 Office: Hebert Hall 115 Hours: 8:30am-5:00 PM