With 13 full-time faculty members, the History Department is among the largest at Davidson. All of our faculty members hold doctorates and are actively engaged in research and scholarship. The department emphasizes excellence in undergraduate teaching, and several of us have received awards for outstanding teaching, including five who have received the Hunter-Hamilton Love of Teaching Award. We also have been recognized by our professional peers for scholarly distinction, receiving national and international awards for both publications and professional service.

Dan Aldridge

  • Professor of History
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Jonathan Berkey

  • James B. Duke Professor of History
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Vivien Dietz

  • Professor of History
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Michael Guasco

  • Chair of History | Professor of History
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Jakub Kabala

  • Assistant Professor of History and Digital Studies
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Peter Krentz

  • W. R. Grey Professor of Classics and History | Chair of Classics
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Jane Mangan

  • Mary Reynolds Babcock Professor of History and Latin American Studies | Director of Davidson in Peru
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Dasa Mortensen

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of History
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Rosemarie Stremlau

  • Assistant Professor of History
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Patricia Tilburg

  • James B. Duke Professor of History | Core Faculty, Gender & Sexuality Studies
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Sarah Waheed

  • Assistant Professor of History | Director of Davidson in India
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John Wertheimer

  • William R. Kenan Professor of History
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Alice Wiemers

  • Assistant Professor of History
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Ebony Stubbs

  • Administrative Assistant

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