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Administrative Team

Director, George and Ann Richards Civil War Era Center
Associate Professor of History
(814) 863-0151
Associate Director, George and Ann Richards Civil War Era Center
Assistant Research Professor of History
Assistant to the Director
(814) 863-0151
Managing Editor, The Journal of the Civil War Era

Post-Doctoral Fellows

2020-2021 Richards Center/Africana Research Center Postdoctoral Scholar
2021-2022 Richards Center Postdoctoral Scholar
2021-2022 Richards Center Postdoctoral Scholar

Affiliated Faculty

Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of Philosophy and African American Studies
(814) 865-6398
Associate Professor of History
Assistant Professor of African American Studies, History, and African Studies
(814) 865-8719
Professor of Latin American History and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
(814) 865-2278
Paterno Family Professor of American Literature and Professor of African American Studies and History
Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of English and African American Studies
Director of Graduate Studies
(814) 865-9123
Professor of History and Women's Studies
George Winfree Professor of American History
(814) 863-0162
Associate Professor of History and Asian Studies
(814) 863-4923
Susan Welch Dean of the College of the Liberal Arts
Professor of African American Studies
(814) 865-7691
Assistant Professor of History
(814) 863-0184
Associate Professor of History
Associate Professor of Latin American History and African American Studies
(814) 863-8080
Associate Professor in History
(814) 863-0105
Associate Professor of History and African American Studies
Director, Africana Research Center
(814) 863-7303
Associate Professor of History
(814) 863-0106
McCabe Greer Professor of the American Civil War Era
(814) 863-0181
Associate Professor of History
Assistant Professor of African American Studies and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
(814) 865-5005
Department Head, African American Studies
Associate Professor of African American Studies and English

Affiliated Graduate Students

Dual-title Ph.D. candidate, History & African American Studies
Ph.D. candidate
(814) 865-1367
Dual-title Ph.D. candidate, History & Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Dual-title Ph.D. candidate, History & Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Dual-title Ph.D. candidate, History & African American Studies
Ph.D. Candidate in History and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Emeriti

Ferree Professor Emeritus of Middle American History
Director Emeritus / Richards Civil War Era Center
Founding Editor / The Journal of the Civil War Era
(814) 863-2658
McCabe Greer Professor Emeritus in the American Civil War Era
George Winfree Professor Emeritus of American History
(814) 863-2658

Academic Advisory Board

Academic Advisory Board Member
Andrew Jackson Professor of History, Emeritus
History Department
Vanderbilt University
Academic Advisory Board Member
Class of 1921 Bicentennial Professor in the History of American Law and Liberty; Professor of History
History Department
Princeton University
Academic Advisory Board Member
Professor
Charles G. Summersell Chair of Southern History
Department of History
College of Arts & Sciences
The University of Alabama
Academic Advisory Board Member
Chancellor’s Leadership Professor of History
Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies and Academic Programs
College of Letters and Science
University of California, Davis
Academic Advisory Board Member Ex-officio
Wyndham Robertson Editorial Director
University of North Carolina
Academic Advisory Board Member
Langbourne M. Williams Professor of American History
Associate Director, John L. Nau III Center for Civil War History
Corcoran Department of History
University of Virginia
Academic Advisory Board Member
Associate Professor of History
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Wayne State University

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