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Faculty & Staff by Name

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

F. Thomas Luongo, Department Chair, Department of History Tulane University
F. Thomas Luongo
Department Chair
tluongo@tulane.edu
Phone: 504-862-8620
Office: Hebert 215C
Karissa Haugeberg, Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of History Tulane University
Karissa Haugeberg
Director of Undergraduate Studies
khaugebe@tulane.edu
Phone: 504-862-8614
Office: Hebert 122
r. Blakeslee Gilpin, Director of Graduate Studies, Department of History Tulane University
R. Blakeslee Gilpin
Director of Graduate Studies
rgilpin@tulane.edu
Phone: 504-862-8611
Office: Hebert 207

 

 
Executive Secretary
Daniely Soriano dsoriano@tulane.edu
Phone: 504-865-5162
Office: Hebert 117 Hours: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

History Department Faculty
F. Thomas Luongo Associate Professor Tulane University Department of History
F. Thomas Luongo

Associate Professor and Chair

Laura Rosanne Adderley Associate Professor Department of History
Laura Rosanne Adderley

Associate Professor

James M. Boyden Associate Professor Department of History Tulane University
James M. Boyden

Associate Professor

Emily Clark Tulane University Department of History
Emily Clark

Professor

Felipe Fernandes Cruz, Department of History at Tulane University
Felipe Fernandes Cruz

Assistant Professor

Brian DeMare, Department of History Tulane University
Brian DeMare

Professor

M. Kathryn Edwards Assistant Professor Department of History Tulane University
M. Kathryn Edwards
Associate Professor
Rien Fertel
Visiting Assistant Professor
uadalupe García Associate Professor Department of History Tulane University
Guadalupe García

Associate Professor

R. Blakeslee Gilpin Associate Professor Department of History Tulane University
R. Blakeslee Gilpin

Associate Professor

Kenneth W. Harl Professor Department of History Tulane University
Kenneth W. Harl

Professor

Karissa Haugeberg Assistant Professor Department of History Tulane University
Karissa Haugeberg
Associate Professor
Stefan G. Hock Visiting Assistant Professor Department of History Tulane University
Stefan G. Hock
Visiting Assistant Professor
Andy Horowitz Assistant Professor Department of History Tulane University
Andy Horowitz
Associate Professor
Walter Isaacson University Professor Department of History Tulane University
Walter Isaacson
Leonard Lauder Professor of American History and Values
Kris E. Lane Professor Tulane University Department of History
Kris E. Lane

Professor

Jana K. Lipman Professor Department of History Tulane University
Jana K. Lipman
Professor
Elisabeth McMahon Associate Professor Department of History Tulane University
Elisabeth McMahon

Associate Professor

Marline Otte Associate Professor Tulane University Department of History
Marline Otte

Associate Professor

Linda Pollock Professor Tulane University Department of History
Linda Pollock

Professor

Samuel C. Ramer Associate Professor Department of History Tulane University
Samuel C. Ramer

Associate Professor

Randy J. Sparks Professor Department of History Tulane University
Randy J. Sparks

Professor

Richard F. Teichgraeber III Professor Department of History Tulane University
Richard F. Teichgraeber III

Professor

Justin Wolfe Associate Professor Department of History Tulane University
Justin Wolfe

Associate Professor

Adjunct Faculty
Terrence Fitzmorris

Adjunct Faculty

Jacquelyne Thoni Howard
Jacquelyne Thoni Howard

Administrative Assistant Professor at Newcomb Institute

Laura Kelley
Adjunct Faculty
Bruce Raeburn, Department of History at Tulane University
Bruce B. Raeburn

Adjunct Faculty

Affiliated Faculty
Margaret M. Keenan,  Assistant Director, The Center For Ethics And Public Affairs, Murphy Institute
Margaret Keenan

Affiliated Faculty

Mélanie Lamotte, French & Italian, Tulane University School of Liberal Arts
Mélanie Lamotte

Assistant Professor of French

Elizabeth Townsend Gard, Professor of Law, Tulane School of Law
Elizabeth Townsend Gard

Professor of Law

Red V Tremmel Professor of Practice Gender & Sexuality Studies at Tulane University
Red V Tremmel
Senior Professor of Practice
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.

Carole Haber chaber@tulane.edu

Professor Emeritus  (PhD, Pennsylvania, 1979)
Dean Emeritus, Tulane School of Liberal Arts, 2008-2018
Carole Haber is a specialist in American medical and social history, with particular interests in aging and death in the nineteenth century. She has written several books including Beyond Sixty-Five: The Dilemma of Old Age in America’s PastOld Age and the Search for Security; and Key Words in Sociocultural Gerontology. She has also served as a consultant on aging for NBC, BBC, NPR, the National Institutes of Health and the National Institute on Aging.

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.