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Faculty

Melissa Blair – Ph.D., University of Delaware
Lecturer
Public History, Architectural History
mfblair@umbc.edu

Rebecca Boehling – Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Professor, and Director of Global Studies and Director of Judaic Studies
Modern Germany, Jewish History
boehling@umbc.edu

Terry Bouton – Ph.D., Duke University
Associate Professor
American Revolution, Early National U.S.

bouton@umbc.edu

Scott E. Casper – Ph.D., Yale University
Professor and Dean of the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Nineteenth-Century U.S., Cultural
casper@umbc.edu

Christy Ford Chapin – Ph.D., University of Virginia
Associate Professor and Affiliate Faculty in Public Policy, on research leave 2017-2018
Political Economy, Capitalism Studies, U.S. 20th century
cchapin@umbc.edu

Amy Froide – Ph.D., Duke University
Chair, Professor, Affiliate Faculty in GWST and LLC
Early Modern Britain, Women’s and Economic History
froide@umbc.edu

Marjoleine Kars – Ph.D., Duke University
Associate Professor and Affiliate Faculty in GWST, LLC, and Public Policy (on research leave 2018-19)
Early Americas, Atlantic World, Slavery, Gender
kars@umbc.edu

Susan McDonough – Ph.D., Yale University
Associate Professor and Affiliate Faculty in GWST
Medieval Mediterranean, Sexuality, Law
mcdonoug@umbc.edu

Denise Meringolo – Ph.D., George Washington University
Associate Professor and Director of Public History
Public History, U.S. 20th century
ddm@umbc.edu

George Derek Musgrove – Ph.D., New York University
Associate Professor
U.S. 20th century, Politics
derek.musgrove@umbc.edu

Andrew Nolan – Ph.D., University of Illinois
Senior Lecturer and Director of UMBC History Program at Universities at Shady Grove
U.S. 20th century, Constitutional, Legal, Race
nolan@umbc.edu

Meredith Oyen – Ph.D., Georgetown University
Associate Professor and Affiliate Faculty in Asian Studies and in Public Policy,
U.S. Foreign Relations, China, Transnational Migration
Director, Asian Studies Program
oyen@umbc.edu

Daniel Ritschel – D. of Phil., Oxford University
Associate Professor and Affiliate Faculty in Public Policy
Modern Britain, Economic Policy
ritschel@umbc.edu

Anne Sarah Rubin – Ph.D., University of Virginia
Professor, Associate Director IRC
U.S. Civil War, Digital
arubin@umbc.edu

Michelle Scott – Ph.D., Cornell University
Associate Professor and Affiliate Faculty in GWST, LLC, and Africana Studies
U.S. 20th century, Music, African American History
mscott@umbc.edu

Nianshen Song – Ph.D., University of Chicago
Assistant Professor and Affiliate Faculty in Asian Studies
Chinese, Inter-Asian, and Transnational History
nianshen@umbc.edu

Constantine Vaporis – Ph.D., Princeton University
Professor, Affiliate Faculty in Asian Studies and GWST
Early Modern Japan, East Asia, Asian Studies
vaporis@umbc.edu

Noor Zaidi – Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania
Research Assistant Professor
Middle Eastern, Islamic World, Gender
nzaidi@umbc.edu