Faculty

 Below the faculty members of the department of history are listed. Many members of the History faculty at Fordham are also involved in the university's many fine interdisciplinary programs.

Sal Acosta (2010), Interim Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies, Associate Professor of History. PhD, University of Arizona. US Latino/a; Family; Gender; Popular Culture; Immigration and Ethnicity; Southwest US.

Westenley Alcenat (2017), instructor. PhD forthcoming, Columbia University. Nineteenth-Century U.S History, Anti-slavery and Emancipation, American Civil War and Reconstruction Era, Transatlantic Abolitionism, Nineteenth Century Transnational U.S and Caribbean Histories, Black Atlantic and African Diaspora, Black Radicalism and Political Thought

Doron Ben-Atar (1996), Professor of History. PhD, Columbia. Revolutionary and early-national United States; early American foreign policy; psychohistory.

Edward Bristow (1986), Professor of History and Director of the B.F.A. Program. PhD, Yale. Modern Europe and Modern Britain.

Paul A. Cimbala (1987), Professor of History. PhD, Emory. Civil War era; the American South.

Saul Cornell (2009) Paul and Diane Guenther Chair in American History. PhD, Pennsylvania. Legal/constitutional history, early American history, and American intellectual and cultural history.

Elaine Forman Crane (1978), Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History. PhD, NYU. Colonial and revolutionary America; history of gender roles in America.

Nancy J. Curtin (1988), Professor of History. PhD, Wisconsin. 18th-20th century Britain and Ireland; nationalism; gender and sexuality.

Christopher Dietrich (2012), Assistant Professor of History. PhD, University of Texas at Austin. 18th to 20th Century U.S. Foreign Relations; International History; Intellectual History; Political History.

Claire Gherini (2016), Assistant Professor of History. PhD, Johns Hopkins. British Atlantic World; Colonial North America and the Caribbean; History of Medicine; Women and Gender; Slavery and Emancipation; Human and Non-Human Animal Relationships.

Barry Goldberg (1975), Associate Professor of History. PhD, Columbia. Late 19th and 20th century social history; history of labor; race and ethnicity.

Richard F. Gyug (1994), Professor of History and Medieval Studies. PhD, Toronto. Medieval liturgy, religion and society, codicology, Spain and Italy.

David Hamlin (2004), Associate Professor of History. PhD, Brown. Modern Germany; cultural and economic history.

Robert F. Himmelberg (1961), Professor Emeritus of History. PhD, Penn State. 20th century political and economic history.

Samantha Iyer (2016), Assistant Professor of History. PhD, University of California, Berkeley. U.S in the World, international political economy, modern Middle East, modern South Asia, agrarian history. 

Maryanne Kowaleski (1982), Joseph Fitzpatrick, SJ Distinguished Professor of History and Medieval Studies. PhD, Toronto.
Medieval economic and social history; women and family; urban history; maritime history; England.

Héctor Lindo-Fuentes (1991), Professor of History. PhD, Chicago. Latin America, U.S.-Latin American relations.

Christopher Maginn (2004), Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies at Lincoln Center. Professor of History. PhD, National University of Ireland, Galway. Early modern Irish and British History; Gaelic Ireland; the Tudor state; British state formation.

Michael Marmé (1989), Assistant Professor of History. PhD, California-Berkeley. Socio-economic history of late Imperial China.

John P. McCarthy (1971), Professor Emeritus of History. PhD, Columbia University. British and Irish history.

Yuko Miki (2013), Assistant Professor of History. PhD, New York University. Iberian Atlantic World; Latin America; Brazil; African Diaspora; Slavery and Emancipation; Indigenous Societies; Race Relations and Racial Thought; Race, Citizenship, and Nation-Building; Law, Gender, and Violence.

Wolfgang P. Mueller (2000), Professor of History. PhD, Syracuse University. Dr. Phil. Habil., Univ. Augsburg (Germany). Law and Institutions in Medieval Western Society.

W. David Myers (1990), Interim Department Chair. Professor of History. PhD, Yale. Intellectual and religious history of early modern Europe, particularly Germany; the Catholic Reformation.

Mark Naison (1970), Professor of African and African American Studies. PhD, Columbia. African-American history; 20th century social and labor history.

Joseph F. O'Callaghan (1954), Professor Emeritus. PhD, Fordham Medieval Spain; Medieval Kingship and Parliaments.

Silvana Patriarca (2001), Professor of History. PhD, Johns Hopkins University. Modern Italy, Nationalism and National Identities, History of Social Quantification.

Nicholas Paul (2006) Associate Chair for Graduate Studies. Associate Professor of History. PhD, M. Phil., Cambridge. Social and Cultural History of the Medieval Nobility; Historiography and Memory; Crusades; Angevin Empire, France, Catalonia, and the Low Countries.

S. Elizabeth Penry (1997), Assistant Professor of History. PhD, Miami. Colonial Latin America; Andean ethno history; cultural history.

Johnathan Pettinato (2014), Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellow. PhD, Fordham. 18th-21st Century Britain, Ireland, and the British Empire; nationalism; identity

Thierry Rigogne (2005), Associate Professor of History. PhD, Princeton. 18th-century France; social and cultural history; early modern communication and consumption.

Bernice Glatzner Rosenthal (1970), Professor Emeritus of History. PhD, California-Berkeley. European intellectual history; Russian history; women's history.

Grace Shen (2011), Associate Professor of History. PhD, Harvard. History of modern China, history of science, science and religion, and national identity.

Asif Siddiqi (2005), Professor of History, PhD, Carnegie Mellon University. History of science and technology; modern Russian history; popular culture; postcolonial science.

Daniel Soyer (1997), Professor of History. PhD, NYU. American immigration and ethnicity; urban history (especially New York City); Jewish history.

Steven Stoll (2008), Professor of History. PhD, Yale University. American environmental history; agrarian society.

Kirsten Swinth (1997), Associate Professor of History. PhD, Yale. U.S. since 1945; U.S. gender history and history of sexuality., U.S. cultural and social history; American Studies; history of visual culture.

Magda Teter (2015), Professor of History and Shvidler Chair in Jewish Studies, Ph. D. Columbia. Jewish history;  religious and cultural history of early modern Europe; eastern Europe, especially Poland; history of the book; historiography; Jewish-Christian relations, and Catholic-Jewish relations.

Ebru Turan (2006), Assistant Professor of History. PhD, Chicago. Sixteenth-century political, cultural and intellectual Ottoman, Islamic and Mediterranean history; early modern state formation and empire building.

Susan Wabuda (1993), Associate Professor of History. F.R.Hist.S., PhD, Cambridge. Tudor-Stuart England; the English Reformation.

Rosemary Wakeman (2000), Professor of History. PhD, California-Davis. Modern France; 20th century Europe; urban history.

Irma Watkins-Owens (1988), Associate Professor of African and African American Studies. PhD, Michigan. African-American history; ethnic history; women of color.

Roger Wines (1959), Professor Emeritus of History. PhD, Columbia. Modern Germany; history and archaeology of New York City.