Experts List

Experts for: History

Omar H. Ali

Associate Professor, African American & African Diaspora Studies
Associate Professor, History
PhD Columbia University
(336) 334-5507, ohali@uncg.edu

  • Independent Voters
  • Black History
  • African Diaspora
  • Islam and Muslims

Richard E. Barton

Associate Professor, History
PhD University of California, Santa Barbara
(336) 334-3998, rebarton@uncg.edu

  • History of the European Middle Ages (500-1500); Political, Social, Religious

Charles Bolton

Professor, History
PhD Duke University
(336) 334-5204, ccbolton@uncg.edu

  • School integration
  • Oral history
  • History of the U.S. South

Claudia Cabello Hutt

Assistant Professor, Languages, Literatures, & Cultures
PhD Rutgers University
(336) 334-3853, c_cabell@uncg.edu

  • Latin American Literature (women writers, Chile, Gabriela Mistral)
  • Latin American History of Feminism

Roberto E. Campo

Professor, International & Global Studies
Professor, Languages, Literatures, & Cultures
PhD University of Pennsylvania
(336) 334-3311, recampo@uncg.edu

  • Internationalizing the campus and our 21st century students
  • Bringing Asian Studies to our students and the greater-Greensboro community
  • French Culture, History, Literature
  • Phi Beta Delta International Scholars Honor Society

James V. Carmichael, Jr.

Professor, Library & Information Studies
PhD The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(336) 334-3478, jim_carmichael@uncg.edu

  • Gay and Lesbian Issues
  • Southern Library History

James Revell Carr

Assistant Professor, Music Studies
PhD University of California, Santa Barbara
(336) 334-5030, jrcarr2@uncg.edu

  • American Folk & Pop Music
  • Music & Protest Movements
  • Music & the Media
  • Music in the Aftermath of Disasters

Stuart Dischell

Professor, English
MFA The University of Iowa
(336) 334-5459, dischell@uncg.edu

  • Poetry and Literature
  • Paris Travel and History

A. Asa Eger

Assistant Professor, History
PhD The University of Chicago
(336) 334-5203, aaeger@uncg.edu

  • Archaeology of the Middle East
  • Islam & Archaeology
  • Excavations in Turkey

Mark Elliott

Associate Professor, History
PhD New York University
(336) 334-5992, meelliot@uncg.edu

  • Civil War and Reconstruction
  • Plessy v. Ferguson
  • Albion W. Tourgee
  • Civil Rights

Benjamin Filene

Associate Professor, History
PhD Yale University
(336) 334-5645, bpfilene@uncg.edu

  • Folk/Blues/"Roots" Musics
  • Museums, Public History, History and Memory

Michael Frierson

Associate Professor, Media Studies
PhD University of Michigan
(336) 334-5360, frierson@uncg.edu

  • History of Animation

Linda Gann

Assistant Professor, Library & Information Studies
PhD The University of Oklahoma
(336) 334-3479, lagann@uncg.edu

  • School Libraries: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives
  • Reading Best Practices (for adults, teachers, school administrators)
  • National Accreditation Standards and Guidelines for School Library Media Programs
  • Censorship, intellectual freedom
  • Representation of diversity in children and young adult materials.

Keith Phelan Gorman

Head of Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries
PhD University of Wisconsin-Madison
(336) 334-3136, k_gorman@uncg.edu

  • Holdings in UNCG Special Collections and University Archives
  • The History of UNCG and Greensboro
  • Impact of Museums and Archives on History and Community Memory
  • Photographs and Monuments and their Role in Collective Memory

Robert Hansen

Professor, Theatre
PhD University of Minnesota
(336) 334-3186, rchansen@uncg.edu

  • Theatre & Theatre History
  • Programs in the College of Arts & Sciences

Nancy Hodges

Professor, Consumer, Apparel & Retail Studies
PhD University of Minnesota
(336) 256-0291, nancy_hodges@uncg.edu

  • Employment in the N.C. Textile and Apparel Industries
  • Dress in history and society
  • Cross cultural issues in dress

Ana Hontanilla

Associate Professor, Languages, Literatures, & Cultures
PhD Washington University in St. Louis
(336) 334-3335, amhontan@uncg.edu

  • Spanish Literature
  • Spanish Culture
  • Spanish Films, History, and Politics
  • African Diaspora in Latin America

Corey Johnson

Assistant Professor, Geography
PhD University of Oregon
(336) 334-3919, corey_johnson@uncg.edu

  • The European Union
  • German Unification
  • Political Geography of International Disputes
  • Geopolitics of Energy
  • Natural Gas Pipelines
  • Shale Gas/Hydraulic Fracturing

Jeffrey W. Jones

Associate Professor, History
PhD The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(336) 334-4068, jwjones@uncg.edu

  • Russian/Soviet History
  • Middle Eastern History
  • Afghanistan
  • Ukraine

Elizabeth Keathley

Associate Professor, Music Studies
Associate Professor, Women's and Gender Studies
PhD Stony Brook University
(336) 334-5911, elkeathl@uncg.edu

  • Women/Gender/Sexuality and Music
  • Music History, Especially Modern (20th Century)
  • Mexican/Mexican-American Popular Music
  • Women/Gender and Education, Especially Higher Education

Beth Ann Koelsch

Curator of the Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Historical Project, University Archives
MLS The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(336) 334-5838, bakoelsc@ung.edu

  • Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Histocial Project
  • Women in the U.S. Military

Derek Krueger

Joe Rosenthal Excellence Professor, Religious Studies
Program Faculty, Women's and Gender Studies
PhD Princeton University
(336) 334-5762, KruegerD@uncg.edu

  • Early and Medieval Christian History
  • Religion and the Arts
  • Christianity and Gender

Andre Lash

Lecturer, Music Performance
DMA Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester
(706) 224-7789, adlash@uncg.edu

  • History of the Organ and It's Usage

Erin Lawrimore

University Archivist, University Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives
MLIS University of Texas at Austin
(336) 256-4038, erlawrim@uncg.edu

  • University History
  • Archives and Archiving

Lisa Levenstein

Associate Professor, History
PhD University of Wisconsin-Madison
(336) 334-5992, levenstein@uncg.edu

  • Women's History in the U.S.
  • Feminism - History & Current Events
  • Women & Poverty, Welfare Reform
  • African American Women's History
  • Women and Employment - History & Current Events
  • Women, Work and Families - History & Contemporary Issues

Emily J. Levine

Assistant Professor, History
PhD Stanford University
(919) 884-6531, emilyjlevine@gmail.com

  • Modern German history
  • Modern Jewish thought and history
  • History of Ideas, intellectual communities, and universities
  • Transatlanticism and German-American Relations

Andreas Lixl

Professor Emeritus, Languages, Literatures, & Cultures
PhD University of Wisconsin-Madison
(336) 256-1155, a_lixl@uncg.edu

  • Carolinian Immigrants: Literary and Historical Perspectives
  • Germany after The Wall: Immigration and Integration
  • Foreign Language Teaching Technologies: Online German
  • Women of Exile: German-Jewish Autobiographies

Ignacio Lopez

Assistant Professor, Languages, Literatures, & Cultures
PhD Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain
(336) 334-3853, i_lopez@uncg.edu

  • Spanish Medieval Art and Literature
  • Spanish Early Modern Art and Literature

Thomas Matyok

Assistant Professor, Peace & Conflict Studies
PhD Nova Southeastern University
(336) 334-3864, tgmatyok@uncg.edu

  • Violence
  • Changing Nature of War
  • War and Remembrance
  • Conflict Resolution

Joanne M. A. Murphy

Assistant Professor, Classical Studies
PhD University of Cincinnati
jmmurph2@uncg.edu

  • Greek Archaeology
  • Archaeology of Death
  • Bronze Age Mycenaean Palaces
  • Archaeology of Religion

Donna Nash

Assistant Professor, Anthropology
PhD University of Florida
(336) 334-5132, djnash@uncg.edu

  • Any new find in the prehistory of Peru-(Any topic from Peopling of the New World to the Inca)
  • Monuments or Architecture in Pre-columbian Latin America

John Neufeld

Professor, Economics
PhD University of Michigan
(336) 334-4869, john_neufeld@uncg.edu

  • Electric Power Industry, Including History
  • Energy Policy

Greg O'Brien

Associate Professor, History
PhD University of Kentucky
(336) 334-3988, wgobrien@uncg.edu

  • American Indian History
  • Environmental History of the U.S.
  • Natural Disasters in New Orleans
  • American Indians in the Southeast

Anne Parsons

Assistant Professor, History
PhD University of Illinois at Chicago
(336) 334-5910, aeparson@uncg.edu

  • The history of prisons
  • The history of mental hospitals/psychiatric hospitals
  • Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history
  • Museums and public memory

Bruce Pomeroy

Director, Office of Accessibility Resources and Services
MEd Bradley University
(336) 334-5913, bepomero@uncg.edu

  • The History of Disability Rights, a Civil Rights Movement
  • Disability Services and Support in Higher Education
  • Successful Interaction and Appreciation of Disabilities
  • High School to College Transition for Students with Disabilties

Susanne Rinner

Associate Professor, Languages, Literatures, & Cultures
PhD Georgetown University
(336) 334-4857, s_rinner@uncg.edu

  • German Literature, Film, & Cultural Studies
  • The Sixties
  • Women Writers in German Speaking Countries
  • Contemporary Germany

Kailan Ruth Rubinoff

Associate Professor, Music Studies
PhD University of Alberta
(336) 334-9859, krrubino@uncg.edu

  • Baroque Music
  • Music of the Netherlands
  • 20th-century music
  • Historical performance

Karl Schleunes

Professor Emeritus, History
PhD University of Minnesota
(336) 315-7044, kaschleu@uncg.edu

  • Holocaust
  • Modern Germany

Mark Schumacher

Reference Librarian, University Libraries
MLS State University of New York at Buffalo
(336) 334-3215, m_schuma@uncg.edu

  • Librarianship
  • Frisbee (history, ethos, technique)

Roy Schwartzman

Professor, Communication Studies
PhD The University of Iowa
(336) 509-2701, roypoet@gmail.com

  • The Holocaust and anti-Semitism
  • Political communication
  • Communication and technology
  • Metaphor and figurative language
  • Propaganda and Persuasion
  • Argumentation and debate

J. David Smith

Professor Emeritus, Specialized Education Services
EdD Columbia University
(336) 334-3738, jdsmi24@uncg.edu

  • Disability Rights and History
  • Children and Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

Carmen Sotomayor

Professor, Languages, Literatures, & Cultures
PhD Michigan State University
(336) 334-5655, ctsotoma@uncg.edu

  • Spain: Twentieth Century and Contemporary Issues
  • Spanish Civil War (1936-39) Visual Arts, Literature and History

Linda France Stine

Assistant Professor, Anthropology
Director, Archaeology Laboratory
PhD The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(336) 334-5132, lfstine@uncg.edu

  • Historic Archaeology
  • African-American Archaeology
  • Preservation Topics

David Wharton

Associate Professor, Classical Studies
PhD The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(336) 334-5726, wharton@uncg.edu

  • Latin in the Secondary School Curriculum
  • Latin / Ancient Greek Language and Literature
  • The Classical World
  • Linguistics

Andrew Willis

Professor, Music Performance
DMA Cornell University
(336) 334-5508, aswillis@uncg.edu

  • Performance Practice in Classical and Romantic Piano Music
  • History of the Piano
  • Piano Literature

Jonathan Zarecki

Associate Professor, Classical Studies
PhD University of Florida
(336) 334-4902, jpzareck@uncg.edu

  • Rhetoric and Oratory
  • Political Theory (particularly different types of governments)
  • History of Warfare