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

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • The Middle East
  • The Islamic World
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Vivien Dietz

  • Professor of History
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Michael Guasco

  • Chair of History | Professor of History

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • Colonial America
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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

  • Center for Interdisciplinary Studies Director | Mary Reynolds Babcock Professor of History and Latin American Studies | Director of Davidson in Peru
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Ilana McQuinn

  • Visiting Instructor of History
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Dasa Mortensen

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of History
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Rose Stremlau

  • Assistant Professor of History

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • Native Americans in the South
  • History and Gender and Sexuality Studies
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Patricia Tilburg

  • James B. Duke Professor of History | Interim Chair of Gender & Sexuality Studies

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • History of Modern Europe (Paris, France)
  • Labor History
  • Women's History
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Sarah Waheed

  • Assistant Professor of History | Director of Davidson in India

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • India, Pakistan
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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

  • Departmental Coordinator
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