History Department

Faculty/Staff

History Department Faculty:

Adjunct Faculty:

Kevin R. Marsh, Ph.D.

Kevin Marsh

Department Chair
Professor of History
Editor, Idaho Yesterdays

Link to Dr. Marsh's page on academia.edu

Teaching Responsibilities:

Research Interests:

Debates over public resources in the American West. Current work focuses on groundwater development in the American West.

Representative publications:

Stephanie Christelow, Ph.D.

Stephanie Mooers Christelow

Professor of History

Teaching Responsibilities:

Research Interests:

Anglo-Norman England; medieval social history; Greece and Rome.

Representative Publications:

Robert M. Edsall, Ph.D.

Robert Edsall

Research Assistant Professor

Teaching Responsibilities:

Research Interests:

Geographic information science, geographic and spatiotemporal visualization, maps and society, dynamic and interactive design.

Representative publications:

Ronald L. Hatzenbuehler, Ph.D.

Ron Hatzenbuehler

Professor of History

Teaching Responsibilities:

Dr. Hatzenbuehler is not currently engaged in full-time teaching.

Research Interests:

Early U.S., Thomas Jefferson, Idaho demographics and politics

Representative Publications:

Erika Kuhlman, Ph.D.

Erika Kuhlman

Professor of History
Director, Women Studies Program

Teaching Responsibilities:

Research Interests:

Reconciliation processes between the United States and Germany following World War I, with specific focus on women's roles in peacemaking.

Representative Publications:

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Barry Maheras, M.A.

Senior Lecturer

Teaching Responsibilities:

 

 

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Raphael Chijioke Njoku, Ph.D.

Director, International Studies; Chair, Economics and Languages and Literatures,
Associate Professor

Teaching Responsibilities:

Research Interests:

African intellectual history, African social and political history, African philosophy, culture and development, democratization, social movements and comparative politics.

Representative Publications:

J. B. " Jack" Owens, Ph.D.

J.B. Owens

Research Professor of History

Link to Dr. Owen's page on academia.edu

Teaching Responsibilities:

Dr. Owens is not currently engaged in full-time teaching.

Research Interests:

Dr. Owens's research focuses on early globalization (1400-1800), organized crime, sacred sites and religious devotions, political institutions and the exercise of public authority, Geographic Information Systems and the visualization of historical processes, and Spain.

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Paul Sivitz, Ph.D.

Paul Sivitz

Lecturer

Teaching Responsibilities

Research Interests:

Early America; Accumulation and Dissemination of Knowledge in the 18th Century

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Justin Dolan Stover, Ph.D.

Justin Dolan Stover

Assistant Professor

Link to Dr. Stover's page on academia.edu

Teaching Responsibilities:

Research Interests:

Modern Ireland, modern France, the First World War, Celtic nationalism, the history of loyalty and treason.

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Laura Woodworth-Ney, Ph.D.

Woodworth-Ney

Provost and Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, Professor of History

Link to Dr. Woodworth-Ney's page on academia.edu

Teaching Responsibilities:

Dr. Woodworth-Ney is not teaching in the department during her current administrative appointment.

Research Interests:

Federal Indian policy, federal reclamation policy, women, irrigation ideology, and irrigated settlement in the American West.

Representative Publications:

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Yolonda Youngs, Ph.D.

Yolonda Youngs

Assistant Professor

Link to Dr. Youngs' page on academia.edu

Teaching Responsibilities:

Research Interests:

Environmental historical geography, historical GIS, western United states, tourism and outdoor recreation, national parks and protected areas, cultural landscapes, field methods

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