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  • Amy Richter

    Professor, History

    Department Chair, History

    Professor Richter specializes in nineteenth and twentieth century American and cultural history, with an emphasis on women’s and urban history. Her teaching repertoire includes the history of American Women, U.S. urban history from the colonial era to the twenty-first century, […]

Faculty Program

  • Taner Akcam

    Senior Research Scholar, History

    Historian and sociologist Taner Akçam received his doctorate in 1995 from the University of Hanover, with a dissertation on The Turkish National Movement and the Armenian Genocide Against the Background of the Military Tribunals in Istanbul Between 1919 and 1922. Akçam […]

  • Elizabeth Imber

    Assistant Professor, History

    Elizabeth Imber is Assistant Professor of History and the Michael and Lisa Leffell Chair in Modern Jewish History at Clark University. She received a B.A. (2009) and M.A. (2010) from Brandeis University and an M.A. (2013) and Ph.D. (2018) from […]

  • Nana Kesse

    Assistant Professor, History

    I am a historian of Africa specializing in environmental history with a focus on Africa's water systems and bodies of water. My research examines how Africans have interacted with waterbodies throughout history and how such interactions have shaped the continent's […]

  • Professor Klooster received a B.A. and M.A. from the University of Groningen in 1983 and 1987, respectively, and a Ph.D. from the University of Leiden in 1995. He has been at Clark since 2003. Dr. Klooster specializes in the history of […]

  • Thomas Kuehne

    Professor, History

    Director of the Strassler Family Center

    Thomas Kühne is Professor of History and the Strassler Chair in the Study of Holocaust History and the Director of the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Clark University. Currently he serves also as Director of Holocaust and […]

  • Nina Kushner

    Associate Professor, History

    Professor Kushner is a specialist in early modern and eighteenth-century European social and cultural history, with an emphasis on France, women, gender, and the history of sexuality. Her book Erotic Exchanges: The World of Elite Prostitution in Eighteenth-Century Paris (Cornell, 2013) used police and judicial records alongside […]

  • Doug Little

    Professor Emeritus, History

    Dr. Little received a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin in 1972, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in 1975 and 1978, respectively, from Cornell University. He has been at Clark since that time and is also affiliated with the program […]

  • Lex Lu

    Associate Professor, History

    Professor Lu received a B.A. from East China Normal University in 2006, an M.A. from East China Normal University in 2010, and an M. Phil. and Ph.D. in 2013 and 2016 from Syracuse University. He has been at Clark since […]

  • Drew McCoy

    Professor Emeritus, History

    A specialist in American political and intellectual history, Professor McCoy teaches courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in early American history, with emphasis on the period from the Revolution through the Civil War. Before coming to Clark he taught […]

  • Dr. Power-Greene completed his B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Before arriving at Clark in 2007, he taught courses at the University of Connecticut-Storrs, Hampshire College, […]

  • Elyse Semerdjian is a social historian of the Ottoman Empire whose research focuses on the experiences of women and the empire's Armenian subjects. She has authored “Off the Straight Path”: Illicit Sex, Law, and Community in Ottoman Aleppo (Syracuse University […]

  • Frances Tanzer

    Associate Professor, History

    Frances Tanzer is a historian of modern Jewish culture, the Holocaust, and Modern Europe. She is interested in writing histories of modern Europe that focus on the paradoxical but crucial roles of refugees and minorities in shaping the continent's identities […]

John Brown
Professor, Department of Economics

Everett Fox
Professor, Language, Literature and Culture Department; Allen M. Glick Chair in Judaic and Biblical Studies; Director, Jewish Studies Program

Meredith Neuman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of English; Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of History; Director, Higgins School of Humanities

Kristina Wilson, Ph.D.
Professor of Art History; Program Coordinator, Art History; Adjunct Professor, Department of History

Debórah Dwork
Senior Research Scholar,
Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies and Department of History

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Daniel Borg
Professor Emeritus

Paul Lucas
Professor Emeritus