History Faculty

Chad Anderson, Visiting Assistant Professor of History
Ph.D., University of California at Davis
Areas of expertise: Early American, Native American Societies, Environmental History

Cherilyn Lacy, Professor of History & Coordinator of Public Health Program
Ph.D., University of Chicago
Areas of expertise: Modern Europe, Women and Gender, Medicine and Public Health
What happens to civilians if most of a country’s doctors, nurses, and other medical resources are channeled toward a war effort? This is the focus of Dr. Lacy’s current research project on civilian healthcare in France during the First World War.

Harry Bradshaw Matthews, Associate Dean and Director of Office of Intercultural Affairs, Founding President of USCTI
M.A., Northern Michigan University
Areas of expertise: African-Americans of the Civil War through World War II, Family History Research, Anti-slavery Movement and the Underground Railroad

Mieko Nishida, Professor of History and Department Chair of History
Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University
Areas of expertise: Latin America, Brazil, social history
A graduate of Hiroshima University (BA in American Studies) and the University of Tsukuba (MA in Latin American Studies), both in Japan, Mieko Nishida received her MA and Ph.D. in History from The Johns Hopkins University. 

Edythe Ann Quinn, Professor of History
Ph.D., University of Tennessee at Knoxville
Areas of expertise: Contemporary America, U.S. Women, Race and Ethnicity, Civil Rights Movement, Immigrants and Immigration, Environmental History

Peter G. Wallace, Professor of History
Ph.D., University of Oregon
Areas of expertise: Pre-Modern Europe, Renaissance and Reformation Europe, Nationalism and National Identities

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