Faculty Directory

Department Executives

Department Chair

Public and Urban History, Gilded Age and Progressive Era, Public Health, Women's History


Medieval Europe, Social Banditry, Peasants and Rural Society, Modern Spain

Associate Chair for Graduate Studies

Cultural History, 19th Century U.S., Slavery, Sports History, Gender, U.S. South


Professor of History, Director and Ben Weider Eminent Scholar in Napoleonic Studies

Revolutionary and Napoleonic France, Latin American Independence

Assistant Professor of History

Public History, Historic Preservation, Cultural History, Environmental History, Architectural History

Associate Professor of History

Contemporary Europe, International Politics, Cold War History, Military Affairs

Professor of East Asian History

Modern Japanese History and Northeast Asia (China, Korea, Manchuria/Manchukuo)
US-Japan Relations and Asian-American History

Associate Professor of History

History of Science and Technology, Environmental History, Cold War and International Relations, Modern U.S., Circumpolar Arctic, Oral History

Allen Morris Professor of History

Native American, Florida, U.S. South, Early U.S.

Associate Professor of History

Medicine, biomedical sciences, intellectual property, legal history, cultural history

Earl Ray Beck Professor of History

Modern Europe, Germany, Russia, Holocaust and Comparative Genocide

Professor of History

Russia and Central Asia

Associate Professor of History

Middle East, Legal History, Digital Humanities

Associate Professor of History

Latin America

Associate Professor of History

Twentieth-Century Cuba, Hispanic Caribbean, Labor Studies, Women and Gender

Professor of History

19th Century U. S., African American History

Associate Professor of History

Modern South Asia, Islam

Assistant Professor of History

China, East Asia, Legal History, Economic History, Comparative and Global History

Professor of History

Early Modern France, History of Medicine, Gender, Expertise, and the French Revolution

Associate Professor of History

Ottoman Empire, Comparative Borderlands, State-making, Elite Formation, Peasant and Agrarian Studies, Kurdish Studies, Modern Armenian history

Associate Professor of History

Medieval Europe, urban history, the Italian Communes, the Italian Renaissance, medieval Christianity

Associate Professor of History Director, Institute on World War II and the Human Experience

War and Society, Oral History, World War II, History and Memory

Associate Professor of History

Post-1945 US, Political and Cultural History, Gender/Sexuality, the Carceral State, Childhood and the Family

Teaching Faculty I

U.S. South, Florida, Mobility, Native American History, African American History

Teaching Professor in History

History of Slavery, Race & Ethnicity in America

Associate Professor of History

Early modern Europe; Reformation; history of Christianity; history of refugees

Professor of History

Migration, Gender, U.S. History in Comparative Perspective

Dorothy and Jonathan Rintels Professor of Holocaust Studies

Modern Europe and Germany, the Holocaust, Political Violence and Resistance

Professor of History

Modern Britain, British Empire, Gender and Sexuality, LGBTQ History

Teaching Faculty I

Associate Professor of History

Modern Germany, European Intellectual History, Religion, Terrorism

Other Faculty

Adjunct Professors Fall 2023 - Spring 2024
Name Email Subject(s)
Erik Braeden Lewis vpm7371@fsu.edu US History
Katie McCormick kmccormick@fsu.edu Managing Archives and Historical Records
Vincent Mikkelsen vpm7371@fsu.edu US History; The US and Vietnam
courtesy Faculty
Name Email Subject(s)
John Corrigan (Religion) jcorrigan@fsu.edu American Religious History, Religion and Emotion
Francois Dupuigrenet (Religion) fdupuigrenet@fsu.edu History of the book, visual cultures of France and Italy
Michael David Franklin (Honors) mdfranklin@fsu.edu American Studies, Oral history
Kristine Harper (University of Copenhagen) kch@ind.ku.dk History of Science, Environment, Cold War, Women and Science
Tahirih Lee (Law) tlee@law.fsu.edu Chinese Legal History
Meghan Martinez (Honors)   US History
James Sickenger (Classics) lsicking@fsu.edu Greek History and Literature
Emeritus Professors
Peter Garretson


Ph.D., 1974, University of London

Research Interests: Middle East, North Africa

Dr. Garretson received his Ph.D. in 1974 from the School of Oriental and African Studies of the University of London and specialized in African, especially North African, History. His thesis was on the History of Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia. His first teaching position was at the University of Khartoum. He then taught at Brooklyn College and Swarthmore College before coming to Florida State University in 1980. He has taught Middle Eastern History at FSU ever since, except for eight years when he was also the Associate Vice President for International Programs.

Bawa Satinder Singh

Dr. Bawa Satinder Singh, a specialist on modern India, especially British rule in the subcontinent, received B.A. and M.A. degrees from the University of Panjab (1951 and 1955) and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Wisconsin (1961 and 1966). He is the author of The Jammu Fox: A Biography of Maharaja Gulab Singh of Kashmir, 1792-1857 (Southern Illinois, 1974). He has edited the Hardinge Letters: The Letters of the First Viscount Hardinge of Lahore to Lady Hardinge and Sir Walter and Lady James, 1844-1847 (Royal Historical Society, 1986) and My Indian Peregrinations: The Private Letters of Charles Stewart, the Future Second Viscount of Lahore, 1844-1847 (Texas Tech, 2001). Dr. Singh is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland.


Ph.D. Johns Hopkins 1962, retired as professor emeritus in 1999. He was named a Distinguished Research Professor at Florida State in 1994. He taught medieval and English history, Renaissance and Reformation and served the History Department for several years as Associate Chair for Graduate Studies. His research centers on twelfth-century England, Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine, their sons Richard Lionheart and John, and their French possessions, their administration of justice and the common law, as well as the transformation of their royal servants into professionals. His studies have resulted in papers presented at conferences in the United Kingdom, France, and the United States, some forty articles and seven books. He has written both individual biographies of thirteenth-century figures---King John (1994),The Reign of Richard Lionheart, co-authored with R.R. Heiser (2000), Eleanor of Aquitaine: Queen of France and Queen of England (2009)--- and collective biographical studies of royal officials, The Origins of the English Judiciary in the Age of Glanvill and Bracton c. 1176-1239 (1985) and Men Raised from the Dust : Administrative Service and Upward Mobility in Angevin England (1988).