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The faculty of the Department of History are internationally recognized scholars and teachers. They are committed to the highest caliber of research and publishing while maintaining the engagement with students and excellence in teaching for which Tulane University is justly renowned.

History Department Administration

Kris E. Lane
Department Chair
klane1@tulane.edu
Phone: 504-862-8622
Office: Hebert 209 Office Hours: Tuesday 1:00 - 3:00
and by appointment
Brian DeMare
Director of Undergraduate Studies
bdemare@tulane.edu
Phone: 504-862-8607
Office: Hebert 326B
Office Hours: Monday 3:00 - 5:00, Friday 12:00 - 2:00
and by appointment
 
Guadalupe García
Director of Graduate Studies
ggarcia4@tulane.edu
Phone: (504) 862-8539
Office: Hebert 109 Office Hours: On Leave
Please see Blake Gilpin, Interim Director
Office Hours: Tuesday 11:00 - 12:20 and by appointment

 

Executive Secretary
Donna Denneen donna@tulane.edu
Phone: 504-865-5588
Office: Hebert 125C Hours: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Administrative Secretary
Susan McCann smccann1@tulane.edu
Phone: 504-865-5162
Office: Hebert 115 Hours: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

History Department Faculty
Kris E. Lane
Professor
Laura Rosanne Adderley
Associate Professor
Yigit Akin
Associate Professor
James M. Boyden
Associate Professor
Emily Clark
Professor
Felipe Fernandes Cruz
Assistant Professor
Subah Dayal
Assistant Professor
Brian DeMare
Associate Professor
M. Kathryn Edwards
Assistant Professor
Guadalupe García
Associate Professor
R. Blakeslee Gilpin
Associate Professor
Carole Haber
Professor of History
Kenneth W. Harl
Karissa Haugeberg
Assistant Professor
Andy Horowitz
Assistant Professor
Walter Isaacson
University Professor
Jana K. Lipman
Associate Professor
F. Thomas Luongo
Associate Professor
Elisabeth McMahon
Associate Professor
Marline Otte
Associate Professor
Linda Pollock
Professor
Samuel C. Ramer
Associate Professor
Randy J. Sparks
Professor
Richard F. Teichgraeber III
Professor
Justin Wolfe
Associate Professor
Adjunct Faculty
Terrence Fitzmorris
Adjunct Faculty
Laura Kelley
Adjunct Faculty
Bruce B. Raeburn
Adjunct Faculty
Affiliated Faculty
Margaret Keenan
Affiliated Faculty

Emeriti Faculty

The faculty of the Department of History are internationally recognized scholars and teachers. They are committed to the highest caliber of research and publishing while maintaining the engagement with students and excellence in teaching for which Tulane University is justly renowned.

George L. Bernstein gbernst@tulane.edu

Emeritus Faculty (Ph.D., Chicago, 1978)
George L. Bernstein specializes in 19th and 20th century Britain, especially political history and the development of Liberalism.

Sylvia R. Frey frey@tulane.edu

Emerita Faculty (Ph.D., Tulane, 1969)
Sylvia R. Frey specializes in Colonial and Revolutionary America; U.S. political traditions and institutions; women and religion.

Richard B. Latner latner@tulane.edu

Emeritus Faculty (Ph.D., UW Madison, 1972)
Richard B. Latner specializes in Jacksonian America; Sectionalism and Civil War; Salem Witchcraft, and Digital Humanities.
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Colin M. MacLachlan cmaclac@tulane.edu

Emeritus Faculty (Ph.D., UCLA, 1969)
Colin M. MacLachlan has held many outstanding posts at Tulane, including that of John Christy Barr Distinguished Professor. His specialty is Latin America social history, and he has authored many landmark books and articles on Brazil and Mexico, as well as on the Spanish Empire. MacLachlan's latest book is Imperialism and the Origins of Mexican Culture (Harvard University Press, 2015).  His current interest is in environmental history, especially the comparative study of rivers.

Lawrence N. Powell powell@tulane.edu

Emeritus Faculty (Ph.D., Yale, 1976)
Before his retirement, Lawrence Powell was the James H. Clark Endowed Chair in American Civilization. He specialized in Civil War and Reconstruction; Southern history; Louisiana history and politics; and the Holocaust. From 1998 to 2000 he was Director of Tulane's Campus Affiliates Program (CAP); from 2000 to 2005 he was Executive Director of the Tulane/Xavier National Center for the Urban Community, and from 2010 to 2012 he directed the New Orleans Center for the Gulf South.
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Susan Schroeder sschroe@tulane.edu

Emerita Faculty (Ph.D., UCLA, 1984)
Susan Schroeder is the France Vinton Scholes Professor of Latin American Colonial History Emerita. She specializes in the social history of the Native Americans of Colonial Mexico, particularly in the Nahuas as marginal intellectuals. Her special interest is the philological study of Nahuatl-language documents.

Ralph Lee Woodward, Jr. woodward@tulane.edu

Emeritus Faculty (Ph.D., Tulane, 1962)
Ralph Lee Woodward, Jr. specializes in Latin America with an emphasis on post-independence Central America.

Gertrude M. Yeager tyeager@tulane.edu

Emerita Faculty (Ph.D., Texas Christian, 1975)
Gertrude Yeager specializes in Latin American social and political history, Spanish South America, and women and gender.