Faculty Expertise Areas

Department Chair

Dr. Le Sueur

James Le Sueur

Department of History
612A Oldfather Hall
Lincoln, NE 68588
jlesueur@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414

Administrative Technician

Barb BullingtonBarb Bullington
Department of History
612 Oldfather Hall
Lincoln, NE 68588
bbullington2@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414

Undergraduate Chair

Dr. Levin

Carole Levin

Department of History
605 Oldfather Hall
Lincoln, NE 68588
clevin2@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414

Graduate Chair

Dr. Steinacher

Gerald Steinacher

Department of History
628 Oldfather Hall
Lincoln, NE 68588
gsteinacher2@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414

Graduate SecretaryMegan Brown

Megan Brown
Department of History
612 Oldfather Hall
Lincoln, NE 68588
mbrown19@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Faculty Expertise by Time Period
Ancient and Antiquity
Dr. Gorman

Vanessa Gorman
Professor of History

  • Ancient Greece
  • Rome
  • Greek Historiography
  • Philology

619 Oldfather Hall
Email: vgorman1@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Turner

John Turner
Cotner Professor of Religious Studies &
Charles J. Mach University Professor of Classics and History

  • Biblical Studies
  • New Testament
  • Hellenistic and Graeco-Roman religion and philosophy
  • Gnosticism
  • Later Platonism and Neoplatonism
  • Coptic language and literature

238 Andrews Hall
Email: jturner2@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-7008
Fax: (402) 472-8839

6th through 14th Centuries
Dr. Coope

Jessica Coope
Associate Professor of History

  • Islam
  • Medieval Europe

924 Oldfather Hall
Email: jcoope1@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

15th through 18th Centuries
Dr. Berger

Patrice Berger
Professor of History & Director, University Honors Program

118 NRC
Email: pberger1@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-5425

Dr. Burnett

Amy Burnett
Paula and D.B. Varner University Professor of History

  • Reformation
  • Renaissance
  • Early Modern Germany

626 Oldfather Hall
Email: aburnett1@unl.edu 
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Coltrain

James Coltrain
Assistant Professor of History

  • Atlantic World
  • Early Americas
  • Digital Humanities
  • Art and Architecture
  • Visual and Material Culture

635 Oldfather Hall
Email: james.coltrain@gmail.com
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Jeannette Jones

Jeannette Jones
Associate Professor of History and Ethnic Studies

  • U.S. Cultural and Intellectual History
  • African American
  • Pre-Colonial Africa

633 Oldfather Hall
Email: jjones11@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Levin

Carole Levin
Willa Cather Professor of History & Director, Medieval and Renaissance Studies; Undergraduate Chair

  • Early Modern England
  • Women

605 Oldfather Hall
Email: clevin2@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

19th Century
Dr. Cahan

David Cahan
Charles Bessey Professor of History

  • Science
  • European Intellectual
  • Modern Germany
  • Science, Technology and Society

629 Oldfather Hall
Email: dcahan2@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Huettl

Margaret Huettl

Assistant Professor of History and Ethnic Studies

  • Colonialism and Decolonization
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Native American
  • North American West
  • U.S. Nineteenth Century
  • U.S. Twentieth Century

624 Oldfather Hall
Email: mhuettl2@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Jacobs

Margaret Jacobs
Chancellor's Professor of History & Chair, Women's and Gender Studies

  • Colonialism and Decolonization
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Native American
  • North American West
  • Women

641 Oldfather Hall, and
327 Seaton Hall
Email: mjacobs3@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-9300
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Jagodinsky

Katrina Jagodinsky
Harold and Esther Edgerton Assistant Professor of History

  • Borderlands
  • North American West
  • Women’s History
  • U.S. Nineteenth Century
  • U.S. Legal History

606 Oldfather Hall
Email: kjagodinsky@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Jeannette Jones

Jeannette Jones
Associate Professor of History and Ethnic Studies

  • U.S. Cultural and Intellectual History
  • African American
  • Pre-Colonial Africa

633 Oldfather Hall
Email: jjones11@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Mahoney

Timothy Mahoney
Professor of History

  • Social
  • U.S. Nineteenth Century
  • Urban

636 Oldfather Hall
Email: tmahoney1@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Smith

Victoria Smith
Associate Professor of History and Ethnic Studies

  • 19th Century
  • American West
  • Native American History
  • Arizona History
  • Apache History

617 Oldfather Hall
Email: vsmith4@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Thomas

William Thomas III
Professor of History and John and Catherine Angle Professor in the Humanities

  • Digital History
  • U. S. South
  • U.S. Nineteenth Century
  • Civil War
  • Science, Technology and Society

642 Oldfather Hall
Email: wthomas4@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Winkle

Kenneth Winkle
Thomas C. Sorensen Professor of American History

  • Quantitative
  • U.S. Nineteenth Century

615 Oldfather Hall
Email: kwinkle1@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

20th Century
Dr. Ari

Waskar Ari
Associate Professor of History and Ethnic Studies/Latin American Studies

  • Indigenous Peoples
  • International Relations
  • Latin America
  • Social History
  • World History

631 Oldfather Hall
Email: wari2@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Borstelmann

Thomas ("Tim") Borstelmann
E.N. and Katherine Thompson
Professor of Modern World History

  • U.S. Twentieth Century
  • International Relations
  • World History

640 Oldfather Hall
Email: tborstelmann@neb.rr.com
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Cahan

David Cahan
Charles Bessey Professor of History

  • Science
  • European Intellectual
  • Modern Germany
  • Science, Technology and Society

629 Oldfather Hall
Email: dcahan2@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Coble

Parks Coble
James L. Sellers Professor of History

  • East Asia
  • China

622 Oldfather Hall
Email: pcoble1@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Curry

Dawne Curry
Associate Professor of History and Ethnic Studies

  • African History

625 Oldfather Hall
Email: dcurry2@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Der Matossian

Bedross Der Matossian
Associate Professor of History

  • Middle East
  • Islam
  • World History

637 Oldfather Hall
Email: bdermatossian2@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Garza

James Garza
Associate Professor of History and Ethnic Studies

  • Borderlands
  • Chicano/a
  • Latin America
  • Modern Mexico

639 Oldfather Hall
Email: jgarza2@unl.edu 
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Huettl

Margaret Huettl

Assistant Professor of History and Ethnic Studies

  • Colonialism and Decolonization
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Native American
  • North American West
  • U.S. Nineteenth Century
  • U.S. Twentieth Century

624 Oldfather Hall
Email: mhuettl2@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Jeannette Jones

Jeannette Jones
Associate Professor of History and Ethnic Studies

  • U.S. Cultural and Intellectual History
  • African American
  • Pre-Colonial Africa

633 Oldfather Hall
Email: jjones11@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Patrick Jones

Patrick Jones
Associate Professor of History and Ethnic Studies

  • African American
  • U.S. Twentieth Century

632 Oldfather Hall
Email: pjones2@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Le Sueur

James Le Sueur
Samuel Clark Waugh Distinguished Professor of International Relations & Department Chair; Senior Associate Member of St Antony's College, Oxford

  • Colonialism and Decolonization
  • World Intellectual History
  • Modern France
  • Middle East
  • North Africa

612A Oldfather Hall
Email: jlesueur@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Steinacher

Gerald Steinacher
Associate Professor of History and
Hymen Rosenberg Professor of Judaic Studies; Graduate Chair

  • German History
  • Intelligence History
  • Jewish History
  • Italian Fascism
  • Holocaust
  • Central European History

628 Oldfather Hall
Email: gsteinacher2@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Thomas

William Thomas III
Professor of History and John and Catherine Angle Professor in the Humanities

  • Digital History
  • U. S. South
  • U.S. Nineteenth Century
  • Civil War
  • Science, Technology and Society

642 Oldfather Hall
Email: wthomas4@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Vazansky

Alexander Vazansky
Assistant Professor of History

  • Postwar Germany and Europe
  • Transatlantic Relations
  • GIs in Germany
  • Civilian Military Relations

604 Oldfather Hall
Email: avazansky2@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

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Faculty Expertise by Region
Africa
Dr. Curry

Dawne Curry
Associate Professor of History and Ethnic Studies

  • African History

625 Oldfather Hall
Email: dcurry2@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Jeannette Jones

Jeannette Jones
Associate Professor of History and Ethnic Studies

  • U.S. Cultural and Intellectual History
  • African American
  • Pre-Colonial Africa

633 Oldfather Hall
Email: jjones11@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Asia
Dr. Coble

Parks Coble
James L. Sellers Professor of History

  • East Asia
  • China

622 Oldfather Hall
Email: pcoble1@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Atlantic World
Dr. Coltrain

James Coltrain
Assistant Professor of History

  • Atlantic World
  • Early Americas
  • Digital Humanities
  • Art and Architecture
  • Visual and Material Culture

635 Oldfather Hall
Email: james.coltrain@gmail.com
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Jeannette Jones

Jeannette Jones
Associate Professor of History and Ethnic Studies

  • U.S. Cultural and Intellectual History
  • African American
  • Pre-Colonial Africa

633 Oldfather Hall
Email: jjones11@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Britain
Dr. Levin

Carole Levin
Willa Cather Professor of History & Director, Medieval and Renaissance Studies; Undergraduate Chair

  • Early Modern England
  • Women

605 Oldfather Hall
Email: clevin2@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Central Europe
Dr. Steinacher

Gerald Steinacher
Associate Professor of History and
Hymen Rosenberg Professor of Judaic Studies; Graduate Chair

  • German History
  • Intelligence History
  • Jewish History
  • Italian Fascism
  • Holocaust
  • Central European History

628 Oldfather Hall
Email: gsteinacher2@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Vazansky

Alexander Vazansky
Assistant Professor of History

  • Postwar Germany and Europe
  • Transatlantic Relations
  • GIs in Germany
  • Civilian Military Relations

604 Oldfather Hall
Email: avazansky2@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

China
Dr. Coble

Parks Coble
James L. Sellers Professor of History

  • East Asia
  • China

622 Oldfather Hall
Email: pcoble1@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

France
Dr. Berger

Patrice Berger
Professor of History & Director, University Honors Program

118 NRC
Email: pberger1@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-5425

Dr. Le Sueur

James Le Sueur
Samuel Clark Waugh Distinguished Professor of International Relations & Department Chair; Senior Associate Member of St Antony's College, Oxford

  • Colonialism and Decolonization
  • World Intellectual History
  • Modern France
  • Middle East
  • North Africa

612A Oldfather Hall
Email: jlesueur@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Germany
Dr. Burnett

Amy Burnett
Paula and D.B. Varner University Professor of History

  • Reformation
  • Renaissance
  • Early Modern Germany

626 Oldfather Hall
Email: aburnett1@unl.edu 
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Cahan

David Cahan
Charles Bessey Professor of History

  • Science
  • European Intellectual
  • Modern Germany
  • Science, Technology and Society

629 Oldfather Hall
Email: dcahan2@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Steinacher

Gerald Steinacher
Associate Professor of History and
Hymen Rosenberg Professor of Judaic Studies; Graduate Chair

  • German History
  • Intelligence History
  • Jewish History
  • Italian Fascism
  • Holocaust
  • Central European History

628 Oldfather Hall
Email: gsteinacher2@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Vazansky

Alexander Vazansky
Assistant Professor of History

  • Postwar Germany and Europe
  • Transatlantic Relations
  • GIs in Germany
  • Civilian Military Relations

604 Oldfather Hall
Email: avazansky2@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Latin America
Dr. Ari

Waskar Ari
Associate Professor of History and Ethnic Studies/Latin American Studies

  • Indigenous Peoples
  • International Relations
  • Latin America
  • Social History
  • World History

631 Oldfather Hall
Email: wari2@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Garza

James Garza
Associate Professor of History and Ethnic Studies

  • Borderlands
  • Chicano/a
  • Latin America
  • Modern Mexico

639 Oldfather Hall
Email: jgarza2@unl.edu 
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Mediterranean
Dr. Gorman

Vanessa Gorman
Professor of History

  • Ancient Greece
  • Rome
  • Greek Historiography
  • Philology

619 Oldfather Hall
Email: vgorman1@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Turner

John Turner
Cotner Professor of Religious Studies &
Charles J. Mach University Professor of Classics and History

  • Biblical Studies
  • New Testament
  • Hellenistic and Graeco-Roman religion and philosophy
  • Gnosticism
  • Later Platonism and Neoplatonism
  • Coptic language and literature

238 Andrews Hall
Email: jturner2@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-7008
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Middle East
Dr. Der Matossian

Bedross Der Matossian
Associate Professor of History

  • Middle East
  • Islam
  • World History

637 Oldfather Hall
Email: bdermatossian2@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Le Sueur

James Le Sueur
Samuel Clark Waugh Distinguished Professor of International Relations & Department Chair; Senior Associate Member of St Antony's College, Oxford

  • Colonialism and Decolonization
  • World Intellectual History
  • Modern France
  • Middle East
  • North Africa

612A Oldfather Hall
Email: jlesueur@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

North Africa
Dr. Le Sueur

James Le Sueur
Samuel Clark Waugh Distinguished Professor of International Relations & Department Chair; Senior Associate Member of St Antony's College, Oxford

  • Colonialism and Decolonization
  • World Intellectual History
  • Modern France
  • Middle East
  • North Africa

612A Oldfather Hall
Email: jlesueur@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

North American West
Dr. Huettl

Margaret Huettl

Assistant Professor of History and Ethnic Studies

  • Colonialism and Decolonization
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Native American
  • North American West
  • U.S. Nineteenth Century
  • U.S. Twentieth Century

624 Oldfather Hall
Email: mhuettl2@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Jacobs

Margaret Jacobs
Chancellor's Professor of History & Chair, Women's and Gender Studies

  • Colonialism and Decolonization
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Native American
  • North American West
  • Women

641 Oldfather Hall, and
327 Seaton Hall
Email: mjacobs3@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-9300
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Jagodinsky

Katrina Jagodinsky
Harold and Esther Edgerton Assistant Professor of History

  • Borderlands
  • North American West
  • Women’s History
  • U.S. Nineteenth Century
  • U.S. Legal History

606 Oldfather Hall
Email: kjagodinsky@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Smith

Victoria Smith
Associate Professor of History and Ethnic Studies

  • 19th Century
  • American West
  • Native American History
  • Arizona History
  • Apache History

617 Oldfather Hall
Email: vsmith4@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

U.S. South
Dr. Thomas

William Thomas III
Professor of History and John and Catherine Angle Professor in the Humanities

  • Digital History
  • U. S. South
  • U.S. Nineteenth Century
  • Civil War
  • Science, Technology and Society

642 Oldfather Hall
Email: wthomas4@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Spain
Dr. Coope

Jessica Coope
Associate Professor of History

  • Islam
  • Medieval Europe

924 Oldfather Hall
Email: jcoope1@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

United States
Dr. Borstelmann

Thomas ("Tim") Borstelmann
E.N. and Katherine Thompson
Professor of Modern World History

  • U.S. Twentieth Century
  • International Relations
  • World History

640 Oldfather Hall
Email: tborstelmann@neb.rr.com
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Coltrain

James Coltrain
Assistant Professor of History

  • Atlantic World
  • Early Americas
  • Digital Humanities
  • Art and Architecture
  • Visual and Material Culture

635 Oldfather Hall
Email: james.coltrain@gmail.com
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Jacobs

Margaret Jacobs
Chancellor's Professor of History & Chair, Women's and Gender Studies

  • Colonialism and Decolonization
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Native American
  • North American West
  • Women

641 Oldfather Hall, and
327 Seaton Hall
Email: mjacobs3@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-9300
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Jagodinsky

Katrina Jagodinsky
Harold and Esther Edgerton Assistant Professor of History

  • Borderlands
  • North American West
  • Women’s History
  • U.S. Nineteenth Century
  • U.S. Legal History

606 Oldfather Hall
Email: kjagodinsky@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Jeannette Jones

Jeannette Jones
Associate Professor of History and Ethnic Studies

  • U.S. Cultural and Intellectual History
  • African American
  • Pre-Colonial Africa

633 Oldfather Hall
Email: jjones11@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Patrick Jones

Patrick Jones
Associate Professor of History and Ethnic Studies

  • African American
  • U.S. Twentieth Century

632 Oldfather Hall
Email: pjones2@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Mahoney

Timothy Mahoney
Professor of History

  • Social
  • U.S. Nineteenth Century
  • Urban

636 Oldfather Hall
Email: tmahoney1@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Thomas

William Thomas III
Professor of History and John and Catherine Angle Professor in the Humanities

  • Digital History
  • U. S. South
  • U.S. Nineteenth Century
  • Civil War
  • Science, Technology and Society

642 Oldfather Hall
Email: wthomas4@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Winkle

Kenneth Winkle
Thomas C. Sorensen Professor of American History

  • Quantitative
  • U.S. Nineteenth Century

615 Oldfather Hall
Email: kwinkle1@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

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Faculty Expertise by Theme
African American History
Dr. Jeannette Jones

Jeannette Jones
Associate Professor of History and Ethnic Studies

  • U.S. Cultural and Intellectual History
  • African American
  • Pre-Colonial Africa

633 Oldfather Hall
Email: jjones11@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Patrick Jones

Patrick Jones
Associate Professor of History and Ethnic Studies

  • African American
  • U.S. Twentieth Century

632 Oldfather Hall
Email: pjones2@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Civil War
Dr. Thomas

William Thomas III
Professor of History and John and Catherine Angle Professor in the Humanities

  • Digital History
  • U. S. South
  • U.S. Nineteenth Century
  • Civil War
  • Science, Technology and Society

642 Oldfather Hall
Email: wthomas4@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Winkle

Kenneth Winkle
Thomas C. Sorensen Professor of American History

  • Quantitative
  • U.S. Nineteenth Century

615 Oldfather Hall
Email: kwinkle1@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Colonialism and Decolonization
Dr. Huettl

Margaret Huettl

Assistant Professor of History and Ethnic Studies

  • Colonialism and Decolonization
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Native American
  • North American West
  • U.S. Nineteenth Century
  • U.S. Twentieth Century

624 Oldfather Hall
Email: mhuettl2@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Jacobs

Margaret Jacobs
Chancellor's Professor of History & Chair, Women's and Gender Studies

  • Colonialism and Decolonization
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Native American
  • North American West
  • Women

641 Oldfather Hall, and
327 Seaton Hall
Email: mjacobs3@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-9300
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Le Sueur

James Le Sueur
Samuel Clark Waugh Distinguished Professor of International Relations & Department Chair; Senior Associate Member of St Antony's College, Oxford

  • Colonialism and Decolonization
  • World Intellectual History
  • Modern France
  • Middle East
  • North Africa

612A Oldfather Hall
Email: jlesueur@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Cultural History
Dr. Coltrain

James Coltrain
Assistant Professor of History

  • Atlantic World
  • Early Americas
  • Digital Humanities
  • Art and Architecture
  • Visual and Material Culture

635 Oldfather Hall
Email: james.coltrain@gmail.com
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Jeannette Jones

Jeannette Jones
Associate Professor of History and Ethnic Studies

  • U.S. Cultural and Intellectual History
  • African American
  • Pre-Colonial Africa

633 Oldfather Hall
Email: jjones11@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Digital History
Dr. Coltrain

James Coltrain
Assistant Professor of History

635 Oldfather Hall
Email: james.coltrain@gmail.com
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Thomas

William Thomas III
Professor of History and John and Catherine Angle Professor in the Humanities

  • Digital History
  • U. S. South
  • U.S. Nineteenth Century
  • Civil War
  • Science, Technology and Society

642 Oldfather Hall
Email: wthomas4@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Fascism
Dr. Steinacher

Gerald Steinacher
Associate Professor of History and
Hymen Rosenberg Professor of Judaic Studies; Graduate Chair

  • German History
  • Intelligence History
  • Jewish History
  • Italian Fascism
  • Holocaust
  • Central European History

628 Oldfather Hall
Email: gsteinacher2@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Historiography
Dr. Gorman

Vanessa Gorman
Professor of History

  • Ancient Greece
  • Rome

619 Oldfather Hall
Email: vgorman1@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Holocaust
Dr. Steinacher

Gerald Steinacher
Associate Professor of History and
Hymen Rosenberg Professor of Judaic Studies; Graduate Chair

  • German History
  • Intelligence History
  • Jewish History
  • Italian Fascism
  • Holocaust
  • Central European History

628 Oldfather Hall
Email: gsteinacher2@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Indigenous Peoples
Dr. Ari

Waskar Ari
Associate Professor of History and Ethnic Studies/Latin American Studies

  • Indigenous Peoples
  • International Relations
  • Latin America
  • Social History
  • World History

631 Oldfather Hall
Email: wari2@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Huettl

Margaret Huettl

Assistant Professor of History and Ethnic Studies

  • Colonialism and Decolonization
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Native American
  • North American West
  • U.S. Nineteenth Century
  • U.S. Twentieth Century

624 Oldfather Hall
Email: mhuettl2@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Jacobs

Margaret Jacobs
Chancellor's Professor of History & Chair, Women's and Gender Studies

  • Colonialism and Decolonization
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Native American
  • North American West
  • Women

641 Oldfather Hall, and
327 Seaton Hall
Email: mjacobs3@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-9300
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Smith

Victoria Smith
Associate Professor of History and Ethnic Studies

  • 19th Century
  • American West
  • Native American History
  • Arizona History
  • Apache History

617 Oldfather Hall
Email: vsmith4@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Intellectual History
Dr. Cahan

David Cahan
Charles Bessey Professor of History

  • Science
  • European Intellectual
  • Modern Germany
  • Science, Technology and Society

629 Oldfather Hall
Email: dcahan2@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Jeannette Jones

Jeannette Jones
Associate Professor of History and Ethnic Studies

  • U.S. Cultural and Intellectual History
  • African American
  • Pre-Colonial Africa

633 Oldfather Hall
Email: jjones11@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Le Sueur

James Le Sueur
Samuel Clark Waugh Distinguished Professor of International Relations & Department Chair; Senior Associate Member of St Antony's College, Oxford

  • Colonialism and Decolonization
  • World Intellectual History
  • Modern France
  • Middle East
  • North Africa

612A Oldfather Hall
Email: jlesueur@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

International Relations
Dr. Ari

Waskar Ari
Associate Professor of History and Ethnic Studies/Latin American Studies

  • Indigenous Peoples
  • International Relations
  • Latin America
  • Social History
  • World History

631 Oldfather Hall
Email: wari2@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Borstelmann

Thomas ("Tim") Borstelmann
E.N. and Katherine Thompson
Professor of Modern World History

  • U.S. Twentieth Century
  • International Relations
  • World History

640 Oldfather Hall
Email: tborstelmann@neb.rr.com
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Legal History
Dr. Jagodinsky

Katrina Jagodinsky
Harold and Esther Edgerton Assistant Professor of History

  • North American West
  • Women’s History
  • U.S. Nineteenth Century
  • Legal History

606 Oldfather Hall
Email: kjagodinsky@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Native American History
Dr. Huettl

Margaret Huettl

Assistant Professor of History and Ethnic Studies

  • Colonialism and Decolonization
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Native American
  • North American West
  • U.S. Nineteenth Century
  • U.S. Twentieth Century

624 Oldfather Hall
Email: mhuettl2@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Jacobs

Margaret Jacobs
Chancellor's Professor of History & Chair, Women's and Gender Studies

  • Colonialism and Decolonization
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Native American
  • North American West
  • Women

641 Oldfather Hall, and
327 Seaton Hall
Email: mjacobs3@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-9300
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Smith

Victoria Smith
Associate Professor of History and Ethnic Studies

  • 19th Century
  • American West
  • Native American History
  • Arizona History
  • Apache History

617 Oldfather Hall
Email: vsmith4@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Religion
Dr. Burnett

Amy Burnett
Paula and D.B. Varner University Professor of History

  • Reformation
  • Renaissance
  • Early Modern Germany

626 Oldfather Hall
Email: aburnett1@unl.edu 
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Coope

Jessica Coope
Associate Professor of History

  • Islam
  • Medieval Europe

924 Oldfather Hall
Email: jcoope1@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Der Matossian

Bedross Der Matossian
Associate Professor of History

  • Middle East
  • Islam
  • World History

637 Oldfather Hall
Email: bdermatossian2@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Science, Technology, and Society
Dr. Ari

Waskar Ari
Associate Professor of History and Ethnic Studies/Latin American Studies

  • Indigenous Peoples
  • International Relations
  • Latin America
  • Social History
  • World History

631 Oldfather Hall
Email: wari2@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Cahan

David Cahan
Charles Bessey Professor of History

  • Science
  • European Intellectual
  • Modern Germany
  • Science, Technology and Society

629 Oldfather Hall
Email: dcahan2@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Mahoney

Timothy Mahoney
Professor of History

  • Social
  • U.S. Nineteenth Century
  • Urban

636 Oldfather Hall
Email: tmahoney1@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Thomas

William Thomas III
Professor of History and John and Catherine Angle Professor in the Humanities

  • Digital History
  • U. S. South
  • U.S. Nineteenth Century
  • Civil War
  • Science, Technology and Society

642 Oldfather Hall
Email: wthomas4@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

U.S. Presidency
Dr. Winkle

Kenneth Winkle
Thomas C. Sorensen Professor of American History

  • Quantitative
  • U.S. Nineteenth Century

615 Oldfather Hall
Email: kwinkle1@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Women and Gender
Dr. Jacobs

Margaret Jacobs
Chancellor's Professor of History & Chair, Women's and Gender Studies

  • Colonialism and Decolonization
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Native American
  • North American West
  • Women

641 Oldfather Hall, and
327 Seaton Hall
Email: mjacobs3@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-9300
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Jagodinsky

Katrina Jagodinsky
Harold and Esther Edgerton Assistant Professor of History

  • Borderlands
  • North American West
  • Women’s History
  • U.S. Nineteenth Century
  • Legal History

606 Oldfather Hall
Email: kjagodinsky@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Levin

Carole Levin
Willa Cather Professor of History & Director, Medieval and Renaissance Studies; Undergraduate Chair

  • Early Modern England
  • Women

605 Oldfather Hall
Email: clevin2@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

World History
Dr. Ari

Waskar Ari
Associate Professor of History and Ethnic Studies/Latin American Studies

  • Indigenous Peoples
  • International Relations
  • Latin America
  • Social History
  • World History

631 Oldfather Hall
Email: wari2@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Borstelmann

Thomas ("Tim") Borstelmann
E.N. and Katherine Thompson
Professor of Modern World History

  • U.S. Twentieth Century
  • International Relations
  • World History

640 Oldfather Hall
Email: tborstelmann@neb.rr.com
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

Dr. Der Matossian

Bedross Der Matossian
Associate Professor of History

  • Middle East
  • Islam
  • World History

637 Oldfather Hall
Email: bdermatossian2@unl.edu
Phone: (402) 472-2414
Fax: (402) 472-8839

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