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James Chappel, Assistant Professor of History

Phone: +1 919 684 3626

James Chappel is the Hunt Family Assistant Professor of History at Duke University. His first book will appear from Harvard University Press in the Spring of 2018: "Catholic Modern: The Challenge of Totalitarianism and the Remaking of the Church." The book is primarily an intellectual history of... full profile »

Prof Prasenjit Duara, Ph.D., Oscar L. Tang Family Professor of East Asian Studies

Phone: +1 919 684 3626

Prasenjit Duara is the Oscar Tang Chair of East Asian Studies at Duke University. He was born and educated in India and received his PhD in Chinese history from Harvard University. He was previously Professor and Chair of the Dept of History and Chair of the Committee on Chinese Studies at the... full profile »

Malachi H. Hacohen

Malachi H. Hacohen, Professor of History

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

MALACHI HAIM HACOHEN (Ph.D., Columbia), Bass Fellow and Professor of History, Political Science and Religion, is Director of the Religions and Public Life Initiative at the Kenan Institute for Ethics, and member of the faculties of Slavic and Eurasian, German and Jewish Studies. He teaches... full profile »

Jehangir Malegam, Ph.D., Associate Professor of History

Office: 319 Carr Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: +1 919 668 7842

John J. Martin, Professor of History

Office: 323A Carr Bldg., 114 Campus Drive, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: +1 919 681 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 318; 114 Campus Drive, Carr Building (East Campus), Durham, NC 27708
Phone: +1 919 684 2343

On leave in 2018-2019. I study the problem of nationalism in capitalist empires, especially in the Middle East. Currently, I am working on my second monograph, Modern Arab Kingship, an international history of Arab monarchies and Western imperialism from the late nineteenth century until the... full profile »

Thomas Robisheaux, Ph.D., Professor of History

Office: 202 Carr Bldg, Department of History, Durham, NC 277080719
Phone: +1 919 684 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

Peter Sigal, Professor in the Department of History

Office: 234 Classroom Building, Durham, NC 27708

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 »