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James Gregory Chappel, Assistant Professor in the Department of History

Office: 327 Carr Building, Durham, NC 27708-0719

I study the intellectual, political, and religious history of modern Europe. I am currently completing a manuscript entitled "Spiritual Welfare: Catholic Political Economy in Twentieth Century Europe" (forthcoming from Harvard University Press). This work studies Catholic social-economic thought... full profile »

Malachi H. Hacohen, Associate Professor of History

Office: 210 Carr Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 684-6819

MALACHI HAIM HACOHEN (Ph.D., Columbia), Bass Fellow and Associate Professor of History, Political Science and Religion, is Director of the Center for European Studies, and member of the faculty of German and Jewish Studies, as well as the History and Philosophy of Science, Technology &... full profile »

Bruce S. Hall, Associate Professor in the Department of History

Office: 127 Carr Building, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 660-3197

My first book, A history of race in Muslim West Africa, 1600-1960 (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011), is about the development of ideas about racial difference along the West African Sahel. The research for this project was focused in and around the Malian town of Timbuktu. My current... full profile »

Engseng Ho, Professor of Cultural Anthropology

Office: 205 Friedl Building, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 684-4544

Jehangir Malegam, Assistant Professor of History

Office: 319 Carr Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 668-7842

In my first book, The Sleep of Behemoth: Disputing Peace and Violence in Medieval Europe, 1000-1200 (Ithaca, 2013) I used discourses of peacemaking to illuminate clerical self-fashioning and changing lay-clerical relationships in western Europe.  My... full profile »

John Jeffries Martin, Professor of History

Office: 216A Carr Bldg., 114 Campus Drive, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 681-5499

John Jeffries Martin, Chair of the Department of History, is a historian of early modern Europe, with particular interests in the social, cultural, and intellectual history of Italy in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. He is the author of Venice’s Hidden Enemies: Italian Heretics in a... full profile »

Adam Mestyan, Assistant Professor of History

Office: Office 316; 114 Campus Drive, Carr Building (east Campus), Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 684-2343

Adam Mestyan is a historian of the modern Middle East. His first monograph Arab Patriotism - The Ideology and Culture of Power in Late Ottoman Egypt (Princeton University Press, 2017; order it on... full profile »

Thomas Robisheaux, Professor of History

Office: 202 Carr Bldg, Department of History, Durham, NC 27708-0719
Phone: (919) 684-5979

As an historian of early modern Europe Dr. Robisheaux has particular interests in social and cultural history, German-speaking Central Europe, Renaissance culture, religious reform, popular religion and culture, and microhistory. Author of The Last Witch of Langenburg and Rural Society and the... full profile »

Peter Sigal, Professor in the Department of History

Office: 234 Carr, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 684-3551

The relationships between gender, sexuality, and colonialism have intrigued me since I began my first book on Maya sexuality. I recently completed a study on the interaction of writing and sexual representation in sixteenth and seventeenth-century Nahua societies--The Flower and the Scorpion:... full profile »