The College of Liberal Arts at Temple University

CENFAD FACULTY

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Dr. Alan McPherson (Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

CENFAD Director and Thomas J. Freaney, Jr. Professor of History

Teaching and Research Interests: U.S.-Latin American relations, History of U.S. Foreign Relations, Global History.

Office: 918 Gladfelter Hall | Phone: (215) 204-7466 | email

Dr. Richard H. Immerman (Ph.D., Boston College.)

Marvin Wachman Director Emeritus

Teaching and Research Interests: History of U.S. Foreign Relations primarily but not exlusively Cold War; International History; Grand Strategy; History of Intelligence.

Office: 913 Gladfelter Hall | e-mail

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Dr. Petra Goedde (Ph.D., Northwestern University)

Director, Center for the Humanities at Temple

Teaching and Research Interests: U.S. 20th century history; U.S. foreign relations; culture and gender in transnational contexts.

Office: 10th Floor, Gladfelter Hall | Phone: (215) 204-9206 | e-mail

Dr. Peter Gran (Ph.D., University of Chicago)

Teaching and Research Interests: Egypt and the Middle East; World and Comparative History; Political Economy.

Office: 844 Gladfelter Hall | Phone: (215) 204-8913 | e-mail

Dr. Rita Krueger (Ph.D., Harvard University)

Undergraduate Chair, Department of History

Teaching and Research Interests: Modern Europe; Eastern Europe and Habsburg history; European Gender; War and Society; Comparative Nationalism.

Office:919 Gladfelter Hall | Phone: (215) 204-4755 | e-mail

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Dr. Jay B. Lockenour (Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania)

Chair, Department of History

Teaching and Research Interests: German History; Modern European Social and Military History; History and Film.

Office: 909 Gladfelter Hall | Phone: (215) 204-7437 | e-mail

Dr. Harvey Neptune (Ph.D., New York University)

Teaching and Research Interests: Caribbean and Latin American; African Diaspora; Imperialism; Transnationalism; Nation-making; Popular culture; and Postcolonialism.

Office: 836 Gladfelter Hall | Phone: (215) 204-0662 | e-mail

Arthur Schmidt (Ph.D., University of Indiana)

Teaching and Research Interests: Modern Latin America, especially Mexico and Central America; the Global Economy.

Office: 833 Gladfelter Hall| Phone: (215) 204-7531 | e-mail

Bryant Simon (Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Graduate Chair, Department of History

Teaching and Research Interests: The molding of public culture in the United States and across the globe in the 21st century; Consumption and Power.

Office: 949 Gladfelter Hall| Phone: (215) 204-2024 | e-mail

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Dr. Benjamin Talton (Ph.D., University of Chicago)

Teaching and Research Interests: Modern Africa; Imperialism and Resistance; African Diaspora.

Office: 923 Gladfelter Hall | Phone: (215) 204-4755 | e-mail

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Dr. Gregory J. W. Urwin (Ph.D., University of Notre Dame)

Teaching and Research Interests: U.S. Military History; War of Independence; Civil War; Indian Wars; World War II; U.S. Marine Corps.

Office: 931 Gladfelter Hall | Phone: (215) 204-9746 | e-mail

 

CENFAD Thomas Davis Fellows

Eric Perinovic (Ph.D. Candidate)

Thomas Davis Fellow (2017-2018)

Research Interests: Cold War Military History; Modern Germany; U.S.-Germany Relations; Postwar Transatlanticism; NATO; History of the Bundeswehr; Airpower.

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Office: 915 Gladfelter Hall

Brian McNamara (Ph.D. Candidate)

Former Thomas Davis Fellow (2016-2017)

Research Interests: American Diplomatic and Political History; the Global Cold War; U.S.-Africa Relations; Colonialism and Anti-Colonial Movements.

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Jesse Curtis (Ph.D. Candidate)

Former Thomas Davis Fellow (2015-2016)

Research Interests: 20th Century U.S. History; African American History; White supremacy; American evangelicalism; Settler Colonialism.

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Silke Zoller (Ph.D. Candidate)

Former Thomas Davis Fellow (2014-2015)

Research Interests: U.S. and the World; International History; Cold War foreign relations; Terrorism and Counterterrorism; U.S.-German Relations; Transnational History.

Office: 915 Gladfelter Hall

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Carly Goodman (Ph.D.)

Former Thomas Davis Fellow (2013-2014)

Research Interests: International & Transnational history; U.S.-Africa Relations; African History; Recent History; Human Rights; History of the Internet; Legal History; Citizenship & Immigration History.

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David A. Guba, Jr. (Ph.D. Candidate)

Former Thomas Davis Fellow (2012-2013)

Research Interests: Student Movements in the Global Sixties; Franco-American Relations during the Cold War; History of Higher Education; Transnationalism.

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Kaete O'Connell (Ph. D. Candidate)

Former Thomas Davis Fellow (2011-2012)

Research Interests: U.S. Foreign Relations; 20th Century Culture and Conflict; International Humanitarianism; the Postwar.

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Matthew Shannon  (Ph.D.)

Assistant Professor of History, Emory & Henry College

Former Thomas Davis Fellow (2010-2011)

Research Interests: American Foreign Relations; Global Cold War; Public Diplomacy; International History.

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Tim Sayle (Ph.D.)

Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Presidential History, Southern Methodist University

Former Thomas Davis Fellow (2009-2010)

Research Interests: The History of International Relations; European, American and Canadian Foreign Relations; Transatlantic Relations.

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Benjamin Brandenburg (Ph.D. Candidate)

Former Thomas Davis Fellow (2008-2009)

Research Interests:International History; The History of American Religion; Transnationalism.

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Kelly Shannon (Ph.D.)
Assistant Professor of History, Florida Atlantic University

Former Thomas Davis Fellow (2007-2008)

Research Interests: U.S. Foreign Relations; International History; Global Feminism and U.S. Foreign Policy; U.S.-Muslim Relations.

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Eric Klinek (Ph.D. Candidate)

Former Thomas Davis Fellow (2006-2007)

Research Interests: U.S. Military History.

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David Zierler (Ph.D.)
Historian at the Department of State

Former Thomas Davis Fellow (2005-2006)

Research Interests: History of U.S. Foreign Relations; Agent Orange and Vietnam.

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Wendy Wong (Ph.D.)

Former Thomas Davis Fellow (2004-2005)

Research Interests: History of U.S. Foreign Relations (Franco-American Relations); Empire; American Revolution/Early Republic; 18th Century Atlantic; International History.

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Andrew McKevitt (Ph.D.)
Asst. Professor of History, Louisiana Tech

Former Thomas Davis Fellow (2003-2004)

Research Interests: U.S. Foreign Relations; the late Cold War period; Globalization; Transnationalism; US-Japan relations.

Former Thomas Davis Fellow

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