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Majors & Minors > History



Konrad Hamilton

Associate Professor and Chair of History, Chair of American Studies

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999



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Meet the History Faculty

Konrad HamiltonKonrad Hamilton, Chair
Associate Professor of History
Ph.D., Stanford University, 1998

Catherine Denial Catherine Denial
Burkhardt Distinguished Chair in History
Ph.D., University of Iowa, 2005 
"My most recent research is on early nineteenth century Minnesota and the rules and responsibilities associated with gender identity in different communities in the years before the Civil War."

Michael Schneider Michael Schneider
Professor of History
Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1996

George Steckley George Steckley
Robert M. & Katherine Arnold Seeley Distinguished Professor of History 
Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1972 
"My research involves sea stories told in English court rooms. I have found a fascinating mixture of history, law and the art of storytelling in Admiralty Court cases of the 17th Century."

Emre SencerEmre Sencer
Associate Professor of History 
Ph.D., Ohio State University, 2008
"As a specialist in modern European history, I'm fascinated with the connection between politics and culture, especially under authoritarian regimes."

Danielle Fatkin Danielle Steen Fatkin
Assistant Professor of History 
Ph.D., Stanford University, 2007

Jason DanielsJason Daniels
Visiting Assitant Professor of History
Ph.D., University of Warwick, 2013

Cooperating faculty from other programs

Weihong DuWeihong Du
Associate Professor of Asian Studies
Ph.D., Chinese, 2009, University of Minnesota.
"Currently I am researching cross-cultural interactions between China and the West during the 1930s."

Brenda FinebergBrenda Fineberg
Professor of Classics 
Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1991 
"Just as a question asked in the classroom often contributes a nuanced perspective to my research, I find that my research continually energizes what happens in the classroom."

Stephen FinebergStephen Fineberg
Szold Distinguished Service Professor of Classics 
Ph.D., University of Texas-Austin, 1975 
"I am working on a book on the god Dionysos. The evidence I draw upon comes from literary and visual sources, especially the Athenian vase paintings."

Fred HordFrederick Hord
Professor of Africana Studies
Ph.D., Union Graduate School, 1987 
"My most immediate projects are in the areas of Black Studies theory, African American literary criticism, Black psychology traditions, and the status of Blacks in Latin America."

Emeritus Faculty

Stephen Bailey
Professor Emeritus of History

Rodney Davis 
Szold Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History
Co-Director of the Lincoln Studies Center

Penny Gold
Burkhardt Distinguished Chair Emerita in History


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