Faculty Directory

Department Executives

Department Chair

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

Associate Chair & Director of Graduate Studies

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

Associate Chair & Director of Undergraduate Studies

Modern South Asia, Islam

Faculty

Professor of History

Revolutionary and Napoleonic France, Latin American Independence

Associate Professor of History

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

Associate Professor of East Asian History

Modern Japanese History and Northeast Asia (China, Korea, Manchuria/Manchukuo)

Associate Professor

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

Associate Professor of History

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

Allen Morris Professor of History

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

Professor of History

Early America

Associate Professor

Middle East, Legal History, Digital Humanities

Associate Professor of History

Latin America

Assistant Professor

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

Professor of History

19th Century U. S., African American History

Assistant Professor of History

China, East Asia, Legal History, Social History

Teaching Assistant Professor

U.S. Post 1865, African American history, specializing in racial violence and lynching in the early 20th century.

Associate Professor

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

James P. Jones Associate Professor of History

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

Assistant Professor

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

Assistant Professor of History

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

Teaching Professor in History

History of Slavery, Race & Ethnicity in America

Associate Professor

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

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

Associate Professor of History

Modern Germany, European Intellectual History, Religion, Terrorism

Associate Professor of History

Atlantic History, Indian Ocean History, Legal History, France & Its Empire

Other Faculty

Adjunct Professors Fall 2022 - Spring 2023
Name Email Subject(s)
Laura Lee Corbett lfishercorbett@fsu.edu Preserving Historic Sites and Spaces
Joseph Harmon joseph.harmon@fsu.edu World History
Katie McCormick kmccormick@fsu.edu Managing Archives and Historical Records
Stephen Oleszek soleszek@fsu.edu U.S. History
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
James Sickenger (Classics) lsicking@fsu.edu Greek History and Literature
Emeritus Professors
Peter Garretson

pgarretson@fsu.edu

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.


RALPH V. TURNER

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).