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William J. Connell, Ph.D.
Professor and La Motta Chair
His studies of Italian history explore the medieval and early modern roots of modern society, politics and culture.View Full Profile »
Larry A. Greene, Ph.D.
Dr. Greene's research focuses on the relationship of African Americans to Germany and expatriate communities.View Full Profile »
Sean P. Harvey, Ph.D.
Sean P. Harvey's research focuses on language and race in early America.View Full Profile »
Williamjames H. Hoffer, J.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Hoffer’s research centers on the formation of the U.S. administrative state and attitudes towards bureaucracy.View Full Profile »
Nathaniel Knight, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Chair
His research explores Russian ethnography through scientific societies, folklore, and 19th century exhibitions.View Full Profile »
Maxim Matusevich, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Director, Russian and East European Studies Program
Dr. Matusevich’s research focuses on the Cold War in Africa as well as the history of African-Russian encounters.View Full Profile »
Vanessa May, Ph.D.
Professor May studies the history of women, gender, and class in late nineteenth and early twentieth-century America.View Full Profile »
Murat C. Menguc, Ph.D.
I study Ottoman historiography, focusing on “the emergence of historical consciousness” among the Ottomans.View Full Profile »
Mark C. Molesky, Ph.D.
My interests include the Lisbon Earthquake of 1755, the Enlightenment, WWI, WWII, the Holocaust & classical scholarship.View Full Profile »
Dermot Quinn, Ph.D.
Professor and Director of Graduate Studies
His research interests include Catholic history, Irish-American history, and the history of Seton Hall University.View Full Profile »
Thomas Rzeznik, Ph.D.
His research focuses on the development of religious institutions and class dynamics within American religious life.View Full Profile »
Kirsten Schultz, Ph.D.
My current research examines governance in the eighteenth-century Portuguese Empire in America.View Full Profile »
Brigitte Koenig, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor of History
Her approach to history emphasizes the human consequences of the events, themes, and issues that compose U.S. history.View Full Profile »
Daniel J. Leab, Ph.D.
Professor - Emeritus
Dr. Leab's research interests include labor history, history in film, and the history of the FBI and CIA.View Full Profile »
Maxine Lurie, Ph.D.
Dr. Lurie has written on New Jersey in the 17th and 18th centuries and on New Jersey's role in the American Revolution.View Full Profile »
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