People – Current Faculty
The best way to contact instructors is via email. Voice messages are not recommended.
If you are a registered student, please refer to your course syllabi which should contain faculty office hours and contact information. If you are not a student, please email for an appointment.
Additional hours are available by appointment. Please email the faculty directly to schedule an appointment.
|Name||Title||Instructor Interests||Office Hours|
|E. Berquist Soule, Ph.D
|Professor||Colonial Latin America and the Spanish Empire; Slavery and the Slave Trade; Atlantic History; Imperial Governance; Indigenous Peoples; The History of Religion||None Fall 2023|
|J. Blutinger, Ph.D.
Phone: (562) 985-2196
|Professor Chair, Jewish Studies Program||Modern Europe, World, Jewish Studies (modern Jewish history, Holocaust, memory, historiography)||Tuesday/Thursday 3:30-4:30 pm|
|I. Bolaños, Ph.D.
|Assistant Professor||Monday/Wednesday 1:00-2:00
|Lecturer||United States, Ancient Rome, Native American History, History of World Religions||Monday 12:00-2:00 online|
|P. Cleary, Ph.D.
Office: FO2 – 212
|K. Curtis, Ph.D.
|Professor||Africa, Comparative World|
|J. Dabel, Ph.D.
K. Flach, Ph.D.
|Assistant Professor||Modern U.S. History (media, race, gender, social movements, education)||Monday 5:00- 6:00 p.m.
|Full-time Lecturer||Medieval Europe (Medicine, Religious Visionaries, Universities)||HIST 351: Tuesday/Thursday 10:30 -10:45 am
C/LA 390: Tuesday/Thursday 10:45-11:00 am
HIST 333: Tuesday/Thursday 3:15-3:45 pm
HIST 302: Tuesday: 6:00-6:30 pm
|Full-time Lecturer||History education (historical literacy, historical thinking skills)||Monday 3:00-4:00 pm
Tuesday 2:30-3:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Thursday 1:30-3:30 pm
|A. Igmen, Ph.D.
Phone: (562) 985-8765
|Professor UG Advisor Director, Oral History Program||Central Asia, Russia, Middle East, World (theater, cultural)||Monday 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Wednesday 9:30-10:30 a.m., 1:30-3:30 p.m.
|A. Jenks, Ph.D.
|Professor||Modern Europe, Russia (politics, technology, environment)||Monday/Wednesday 11:00-12:00, Monday 2:00-3:00 pm,|
|R.S. Judge, Ph.D.
|Assistant Professor||South Asia; Theory; Global Intellectual History; Colonialism and Empire||Tuesday/Thursday 8:30 – 9:30|
|M. Kelleher, Ph.D.
|Professor||Medieval Europe (women & gender, medieval Spain, law and legal culture, Mediterranean encounters)||Tuesday/Thursday: 12:30-1:30 Tuesday 4:30-6:00|
|M. Kuo, Ph.D.
|Professor||Asia (modern China)||Monday/Wednesday 10:00-11:30am|
|M. Larsen, Ph.D
|Full-time Lecturer||Ancient Rome: social and cultural history, social mobility, rhetoric, religion||Monday/Wednesday 2:00-4:00
|Full-time Lecturer||United States: The American West, Culture of games and computing technology||Tuesday/Thursday 10:00-11:00 a.m., 2:00-3:30 p.m.|
|G. Li, Ph.D.
|Professor||Asia (Late Imperial China, family & gender, migration & social mobility)||Tuesday/Thursday 11am-12pm|
|E. Luhr, Ph.D.
|Professor Advisor, Social Science Credential Program||United States (modern/contemporary U.S., politics, religion, cultural)||Monday/Wednesday 1:00-3:00 pm.|
|B. Mizelle, Ph.D.
Director, American Studies
|United States, American studies (cultural, Early Republic and Antebellum, human-animal relationships, nature/culture)||Tuesdays 2:00-3:00 pm
Wednesdays 5:00-6:00 pm
|C. Murdock, Ph.D.
|Modern Europe, Central & Eastern Europe, Germany (borderlands, social, cultural, transnational)||Tuesday 3:00-5:00
|U. Piña, Ph.D.
Phone: (562) 985-4426
|Assistant Professor||Modern Latin America, Mexico||Monday/Wednesday 9:30-10:30
|C. Ponce de Leon, Ph.D.
|Professor||United States, American Studies (20th c. Cultural and Intellectual, Mass Media)||None Fall 2023, Spring 2024|
|N. Quam-Wickham, Ph.D.
|Professor||United States (Western)||Monday 3:00-4:00; 5:00-6:00 in person|
|C. Rael, Ph.D.
|Assistant Professor||Monday/Wednesday 12:30-1:30pm|
|S. Schrank, Ph.D.
|Professor||United States (urban, public art, culture, women, California)||Zoom by appointment only|
|D. Shafer, Ph.D.
|Professor, Chair Dept of Hist||Modern Europe (France, revolutions, cultural)||Varied. Please email for an appointment.|
|D. Sheridan, Ph.D.
|Full-time Lecturer||Modern Europe (Britain, gender, music, culture)||Tuesday: 1:15PM-2:00PM
|Full-time Lecturer||United States (19th c. American West, social & cultural)||Monday/Wednesday 1:00-4:00 pm Tuesday 2:00-4:30 pm|
|M. Takeuchi, Ph.D.
|Professor||Japan (U.S.-Japan relations, women, sexuality)||Tuesday/Thursday 8:00-9:00 and 3:40-4:20pm (by Zoom).|
|H. Wilford, Ph.D.
|Professor||United States (20th c., intellectual & diplomatic)||Tuesday/Thursday 1:45-2:15, 6:15-6:45|
|Name||Title||Instructor Interests||Office Hours|
|G. Beirich, Ph.D.
|Lecturer||Medieval Europe (intellectual & religious, monasticism & heresy)||Monday/Wednesday 9:30-11:00|
|Lecturer||Architectural History, California History, History of the American West, and United States History||Tuesday/Thursday 7:00-7:45 AM|
|D. Binkiewicz, Ph.D.
|Lecturer||United States (recent, labor, immigration, & culture)||Tuesday/Thursday 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Monday/Wednesday 2:00-3:00 p.m
|Lecturer||History education in secondary schools, World History, Globalizing US History||Thursday 7:55-9:00 pm|
|Lecturer||Wednesday 5:00-6:00 Zoom only|
|Lecturer||Tuesday 12:30-1:30 Zoom
Tuesday 4:00-5:30 (in-person)
|Lecturer||Wednesday 11:30 -12:30 pm, 3:00-4:00 pm (Zoom)|
|Lecturer||Wednesday 1:00-3:00 pm|
|Lecturer||History Education, Development of reading and writing literacy, Civic Education||Tuesday 2:30-3:15 pm Zoom (please schedule in advance) Wednesday Before class|
|Lecturer||Tuesday/Thursday 9:30-10:30 am, 3:00- 5:00 pm|
|Lecturer||Monday/Wednesday 9:30-10:45am; 12:30-1:45pm; 3:30-4:00pm|
|173 Monday 2:00-3:00 pm
131 Wednesday 2:00-3:0 pm
|Lecturer||Tuesday/Thursday 2:00-3:00 pm|
|Lecturer||Hebrew||Monday/Wednesday 10:00-11:00am (by appointment only).|
|Lecturer||United States (foreign relations, U.S.-Latin America, WWII, Cold War & Vietnam, immigration, CA history)||Monday/Wednnesday 11:00-12:00|
|Lecturer||Tuesday 2:30-3:15 pm Zoom (please schedule in advance) Wednesday Before class|
|Lecturer||Monday/Wednesday 12:30-1:30pm; 3:30-4:30pm|
|Lecturer||History Education, Development of reading and writing literacy, Civic Education|
|Lecturer||Tuesday/Thursday 2:00-3:00; 5:00- 6:00pm|