Faculty Members


The UCR History Department prides itself on its extraordinary faculty, who are among the leading members and brightest young talents of their respective fields. A list of faculty books can be found here.

Catherine Allgor - Professor - History of the Early United States

Megan Asaka - Acting Assistant Professor - Asian American History, Public History

Lynda S. Bell - Associate Professor - Chinese History

David A. Biggs - Associate Professor - Southeast Asian, Environmental History

James P. Brennan - Professor - Latin American History

Larry Burgess - Adjunct Professor - Archival Management

Lucille Chia - Professor - Chinese History

Thomas Cogswell - Professor - Early Modern European History

Jonathan Eacott - Assistant Professor - Britain 1750-1990, Early America, Colonialism

V.P. Franklin - Distinguished Professor - African-American, Education

Ann Goldberg - Professor - Modern European History

Piotr S. Gorecki - Professor - Medieval European History

Denver Graninger - Assistant Professor - Greek and Roman History

Catherine Gudis - Associate Professor - 20th Century U.S. Cultural History

Steven W. Hackel - Professor - Early America (West), California Indians, Spanish Borderlands

Alexander B. Haskell - Associate Professor - Early America (East)

Randolph C. Head - Department Chair and Professor - Early Modern European History and Archives

Jennifer Hughes - Associate Professor - Latin America, History of Religion

Rebecca "Monte" Kugel - Associate Professor - Native American History

Juliette Levy - Associate Professor - Latin American History

Brian D. Lloyd - Associate Professor - Modern U.S. History

Molly McGarry - Associate Professor - 19th Century U.S., Cultural History; Gender & Sexuality, Public History

Georg Michels - Professor - Russian History

Robert W. Patch - Professor - Latin American History

Michele Salzman - Professor - Ancient Mediterranean History

Dana Simmons - Assistant Professor - Modern European History

Kiril Tomoff - Associate Professor - Russian History

Clifford Trafzer - Distinguished Professor - Native American History

Devra Weber - Associate Professor - Modern U.S. History

Fariba Zarinebaf - Associate Professor - Ottoman Empire, Social, Middle East



Emeritus Faculty:
  • Kenneth D. Barkin - Professor - Modern European History
  • Leon Campbell - Latin American History
  • Carlos E. Cortes - Professor - Latin American History
  • Nathan G. Hale, Jr.
  • Ray A. Kea - Professor - African History
  • Dale V. Kent - Professor - European History
  • Robert V. Hine, Jr. - Professor - Modern U.S. History
  • Van L. Perkins
  • Roger L. Ransom - Professor - Modern U.S. History
  • Norman Ravitch - Professor - European History
  • Henry L. Snyder
  • P. Sterling Stuckey - Distinguished Professor - Modern U.S. History
  • Mack E. Thompson
  • Ronald C. Tobey - Professor - Modern U.S. History
  • Irwin M. Wall - Professor - Modern European History
  • Charles Wetherell - Professor - Quantitative Methods, Social Science History, and American and European Family History