Faculty & Staff

Administration

Name
Position
  • Bryan McGovern

    Bryan McGovern Chair, Department of History and Philosophy; Professor of History and History Education

    bryan mcgovernPosition:
    Chair, Department of History and Philosophy; Professor of History and History Education

    Phone: (470) 578-2296
    Email: bmcgover@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4128


    Faculty Website
  • David Parker

    David Parker Assistant Chair, Department of History and Philosophy; Professor of History

    david parkerPosition:
    Assistant Chair, Department of History and Philosophy; Professor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-6713
    Email: dparker@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4126


    Faculty Website
  • Tom Okie

    Tom Okie Coordinator, History Education Program; Professor of History and History Education

    tom okiePosition:
    Coordinator, History Education Program; Professor of History and History Education

    Phone: (470) 578-7731
    Email: wokie1@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4122


    Faculty Website
  • Jennifer Dickey

    Jennifer Dickey Coordinator, History & Public History Program; Campus Preservationist; Professor of History

    jennifer dickeyPosition:
    Coordinator, History & Public History Program; Campus Preservationist; Professor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-2295
    Email: jdickey2@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4130


    Faculty Website
  • Karolin Mirzakhan

    Karolin Mirzakhan Coordinator, Philosophy Program; Senior Lecturer of Philosophy

    MirzakhanPosition:
    Coordinator, Philosophy Program; Senior Lecturer of Philosophy

    Phone: (470) 578-2463
    Email: kmirzakh@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4093


     
  • Kelsey Mrkvicka-Olovson

    Kelsey Mrkvicka-Olovson Program Coordinator

    Position:
    Program Coordinator

    Phone: (470) 578-5038
    Email: kmrkvick@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4118


     
  • Briana Bonds

    Briana Bonds Office Manager

    Position:
    Office Manager

    Phone: (470) 578-6294
    Email: bbonds1@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4120


     

History Faculty

Name
Position
  • Akanmu Adebayo

    Akanmu Adebayo Professor of History

    546Position:
    Professor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-6646
    Email: aadebayo@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4112


    Faculty Website

    Research Interest: African and African  Diaspora Studies, Conflict Management

  • Stephen Bartlett

    Stephen Bartlett Associate Director of CHSS Digital Education; Senior Lecturer of History

    Position:
    Associate Director of CHSS Digital Education; Senior Lecturer of History

    Phone: (470) 578-2280
    Email: sbartlet@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4092


    Faculty Website

     

  • David Bennett

    David Bennett Lecturer of History

    Position:
    Lecturer of History

    Phone: (470) 578-6294
    Email: dbenne73@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4083


     
  • Fred Carroll

    Fred Carroll Part-time Faculty Coordinator for U.S. History; Senior Lecturer of History

    Position:
    Part-time Faculty Coordinator for U.S. History; Senior Lecturer of History

    Phone: (470) 578-6526
    Email: fcarrol4@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4099


    Faculty Website
  • Albert Churella

    Albert Churella Professor of History

    Position:
    Professor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-7941
    Email: achurell@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 3003C


    Faculty website

    Research Interest: Transportation History and Policy

  • Caroline Conner

    Caroline Conner Associate Professor of History and History Education

    Caroline ConnerPosition:
    Associate Professor of History and History Education

    Phone: (470) 578-6143
    Email: cconne33@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4102


    Research Interest: Social Studies Education, History of American Education
  • Jennifer Dickey

    Jennifer Dickey Coordinator, History & Public History Program; Campus Preservationist; Professor of History

    645Position:
    Coordinator, History & Public History Program; Campus Preservationist; Professor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-2295
    Email: jdickey2@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4130


    Faculty Website

    Research Interest: Public History, Historical Preservation

  • Paul Dover

    Paul Dover Professor of History

    87Position:
    Professor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-6728
    Email: pdover@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4108


     Faculty Website

    Research Interest: Medieval Europe, Diplomacy and Internation Politics in Renaissance, History of Information

  • Kristina DuRocher

    Kristina DuRocher Associate Dean for Academic Affairs - Curricular Innovation and Enrollment Management for RCHSS; Professor of History

    321Position:
    Associate Dean for Academic Affairs - Curricular Innovation and Enrollment Management for RCHSS; Professor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-4526
    Email: kduroche@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 5024


    Faculty Website

    Research Interest: History of Identity and Culture

  • Amy Dunagin

    Amy Dunagin Assistant Professor of History

    Amy DunaginPosition:
    Assistant Professor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-3462
    Email: adunagin@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4088


    Faculty Website

    Research Interest: 17th/18th Century Great Britian

  • Brian Etheridge

    Brian Etheridge Associate Dean for Academics; Professor of History

    354Position:
    Associate Dean for Academics; Professor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-7687
    Email: betheri4@kennesaw.edu
    Location: ALC 5525


    Faculty Website

    Research Interest: History of American Foreign Relations

  • Jonathan Gentry

    Jonathan Gentry Associate Professor of History

    Jonathan GentryPosition:
    Associate Professor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-6149
    Email: jgentr30@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4090


    Research Interest: Modern German Music and Culture
  • Derek Green

    Derek Green Limited Term Assistant Professor of History

    Position:
    Limited Term Assistant Professor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-6294
    Email: dgree207@kennesaw.edu
    Location: MS 237


     
  • Hakki Gurkas

    Hakki Gurkas Associate Professor of History

    Position:
    Associate Professor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-6291
    Email: hgurkas@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4102


    Research Interest: History of Islamic Folk and Festival Tradition in the Middle East and Central Asia
  • Marianne Holdzkom

    Marianne Holdzkom Associate Professor of History

    Position:
    Associate Professor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-3723
    Email: mholdzko@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 3003D


    Faculty Website

    Research Interest: Colonial/Revolutionary US History, History of Memory

  • Yoshina Hurgobin

    Yoshina Hurgobin Assistant Professor of History

    Position:
    Assistant Professor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-2446
    Email: yhurgobi@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4085


    Faculty Website

    Research Interest: Migration in Modern South Asia and the Indian Ocean

  • John Laaman

    John Laaman Senior Lecturer of History

    Position:
    Senior Lecturer of History

    Phone: (470) 578-5176
    Email: jlaaman@kennesaw.edu
    Location: PS 140


    Faculty Website
  • LeeAnn Lands

    LeeAnn Lands Professor of History

    Position:
    Professor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-3437
    Email: llands@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4114


    Faculty Website

    Research Interest: 20th Century US Urban History

  • Catherine Lewis

    Catherine Lewis Assistant Vice President of Museums, Archives & Rare Books; Professor of History & Women's Studies

    Position:
    Assistant Vice President of Museums, Archives & Rare Books; Professor of History & Women's Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-2310
    Email: clewis1@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 139


    Faculty Website

    Research Interest: Public History, Museum Studies, WWII and the Holocaust, Women's History

  • Jamie McCandless

    Jamie McCandless Part-time Faculty Coordinator for World History; Senior Lecturer of History

    Position:
    Part-time Faculty Coordinator for World History; Senior Lecturer of History

    Phone: (470) 578-6232
    Email: jmccandl@kennesaw.edu
    Location: House 3201 - 209


     
  • Bryan McGovern

    Bryan McGovern Chair, Department of History and Philosophy; Professor of History and History Education

    Bryan McGovernPosition:
    Chair, Department of History and Philosophy; Professor of History and History Education

    Phone: (470) 578-2296
    Email: bmcgover@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4128


    Faculty Website

    Research Interest: 19th Century Irish and Irish American History

  • Joseph Moore

    Joseph Moore Lecturer of History

    Position:
    Lecturer of History

    Phone: (470) 578-6294
    Email: jmoor450@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4097


     
  • Tom Okie

    Tom Okie Coordinator, History Education Program; Professor of History and History Education

    987Position:
    Coordinator, History Education Program; Professor of History and History Education

    Phone: (470) 578-7731
    Email: wokie1@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4122


    Faculty Website

    Research Interest: American Agricultural and Environmental History, Georgia History

  • David Parker

    David Parker Assistant Chair, Department of History and Philosophy; Professor of History

    354Position:
    Assistant Chair, Department of History and Philosophy; Professor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-6713
    Email: dparker@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4126


    Faculty Website

    Research Interest: History of the American South, Georgia History

  • Alice Pate

    Alice Pate Professor of History

    321Position:
    Professor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-3288
    Email: apate9@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4106


    Faculty Website

    Research Interest: Russian Labor and Intellectual History

  • Randy Patton

    Randy Patton Shaw Industries Distinguished Chair; Professor of History

    Position:
    Shaw Industries Distinguished Chair; Professor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-6714
    Email: rpatton@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4100


    Faculty Website

    Research Interest: Business History, Georgia History

  • Masako Racel

    Masako Racel Associate Professor of History

    Position:
    Associate Professor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-6715
    Email: mracel@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4098


    Research Interest: Intellectual History of Japan
  • Joseph Reidy

    Joseph Reidy Senior Lecturer of History

    Position:
    Senior Lecturer of History

    Phone: (470) 578-2332
    Email: jjr8934@kennesaw.edu
    Location: MS 247


     
  • Ryan Ronnenberg

    Ryan Ronnenberg Associate Professor of History

    Position:
    Associate Professor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-3463
    Email: pryan4@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4084


    Research Interest: African History
  • Brian Swain

    Brian Swain Associate Professor of History

    Position:
    Associate Professor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-4762
    Email: bswain3@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4082


    Research Interest: History of Greek and Roman Antiquity
  • Lauren Thompson

    Lauren Thompson Assistant Professor of History and Interdisciplinary Studies

    thompsonPosition:
    Assistant Professor of History and Interdisciplinary Studies

    Phone: (470) 578-6754
    Email: lthom182@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4117


    Faculty Website

    Research Interest: History of Reproductive Health and Women's Rights

  • Kay Traille

    Kay Traille Professor of History and History Education

    Position:
    Professor of History and History Education

    Phone: (470) 578-2156
    Email: etraille@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4116


    Research Interest: History of Education in the British Empire
  • Seneca Vaught

    Seneca Vaught Coordinator of Black Studies; Professor of History

    546Position:
    Coordinator of Black Studies; Professor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-2431
    Email: svaught3@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 424


    Research Interest: History of Race, Culture, and Policy in Black Studies
  • Mark Vickrey

    Mark Vickrey Senior Lecturer of History

    Position:
    Senior Lecturer of History

    Phone: (470) 578-7325
    Email: mvickre1@kennesaw.edu
    Location: R2 115


    Faculty Website
  • Katya Vladimirov

    Katya Vladimirov Professor of History

    Position:
    Professor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-6238
    Email: kvladimi@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4104


    Faculty Website

    Research Interest: Russian and Soviet Intellectual History

  • Irene Way

    Irene Way Senior Lecturer of History

    Position:
    Senior Lecturer of History

    Phone: (470) 578-2069
    Email: iway@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4115


     
  • Albert Way

    Albert Way Associate Professor of History

    654Position:
    Associate Professor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-7760
    Email: away5@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4086


    Faculty Website

    Research Interest: Environmental and Agricultural History of the American South, Georgia History

  • Brian Wills

    Brian Wills Director, Center for the Study of the Civil War Era; Professor of History

    Position:
    Director, Center for the Study of the Civil War Era; Professor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-2966
    Email: bwills2@kennesaw.edu
    Location: UC 128B


     
  • Stefanie Woodard

    Stefanie Woodard Lecturer of History

    Steffani WoodardPosition:
    Lecturer of History

    Phone: (470) 578-2594
    Email: swooda15@kennesaw.edu
    Location: R2 112


     
  • Nicholas Zeller

    Nicholas Zeller Limited Term Assistant Professor of History

    Position:
    Limited Term Assistant Professor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-6294
    Email: nzeller@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4104


     
  • Jiayan Zhang

    Jiayan Zhang Professor of History

    Position:
    Professor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-6340
    Email: jzhang3@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4110


    Research Interest: Chinese Agrarian and Environmental History
  • Silke Zoller

    Silke Zoller Assistant Professor of History

    Position:
    Assistant Professor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-2531
    Email: szoller@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4094


    Research Interest: History of Terrorism and Political Violence

 

Philosophy Faculty

Name
Position
  • Amy Donahue

    Amy Donahue Associate Professor of Philosophy

    Position:
    Associate Professor of Philosophy

    Phone: (470) 578-6624
    Email: adonahu3@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4124


    Research Interest: Epistemology, Indian Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy
  • James Fontini

    James Fontini Limited Term Assistant Professor of Philosophy

    Position:
    Limited Term Assistant Professor of Philosophy

    Phone: (470) 578-6294
    Email: jfontini@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 415


     
  • David Jones

    David Jones Professor of Philosophy

    Position:
    Professor of Philosophy

    Phone: (470) 578-6596
    Email: djones@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4082


    Faculty Website

    Research Interest: Comparative Chinese and Greek Philosophy

  • Sandra McCalla

    Sandra McCalla Limited Term Assistant Professor of Philosophy

    Position:
    Limited Term Assistant Professor of Philosophy

    Phone: (470) 578-6294
    Email: smccalla@kennesaw.edu
    Location: LB 422


     
  • Karolin Mirzakhan

    Karolin Mirzakhan Coordinator, Philosophy Program; Senior Lecturer of Philosophy

    Position:
    Coordinator, Philosophy Program; Senior Lecturer of Philosophy

    Phone: (470) 578-2463
    Email: kmirzakh@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4093


     
  • Josue Pineiro Munoz

    Josue Pineiro Munoz Lecturer of Philosophy

    PineiroPosition:
    Lecturer of Philosophy

    Phone: (470) 578-7760
    Email: jpineiro@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4086


     

History Education Faculty

Name
Position
  • Caroline Conner

    Caroline Conner Associate Professor of History and History Education

    Position:
    Associate Professor of History and History Education

    Phone: (470) 578-6143
    Email: cconne33@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4102


    Research Interest: Social Studies Education, History of American Education
  • Angela DeAngelo

    Angela DeAngelo Senior Lecturer of History Education

    Position:
    Senior Lecturer of History Education

    Phone: (470) 578-6563
    Email: adeangel@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4087


     
  • Bryan McGovern

    Bryan McGovern Chair, Department of History and Philosophy; Professor of History and History Education

    Position:
    Chair, Department of History and Philosophy; Professor of History and History Education

    Phone: (470) 578-2296
    Email: bmcgover@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4128


    Faculty Website

    Research Interest: 19th Century Irish and Irish American History

  • Tom Okie

    Tom Okie Coordinator, History Education Program; Professor of History and History Education

    Position:
    Coordinator, History Education Program; Professor of History and History Education

    Phone: (470) 578-7731
    Email: wokie1@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4122


    Faculty Website

    Research Interest: American Agricultural and Environmental History, Georgia History

  • Kay Traille

    Kay Traille Professor of History and History Education

    Position:
    Professor of History and History Education

    Phone: (470) 578-2156
    Email: etraille@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4116


    Research Interest: History of Education in the British Empire
  • Nefertari Yancie

    Nefertari Yancie Assistant Professor of History Education

    YanciePosition:
    Assistant Professor of History Education

    Phone: (470) 578-6294
    Email: nyancie@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4089


    Research Interest: Social Studies Education

Part-time Faculty

Name
Position
  • Kent Bailey

    Kent Bailey Part-Time Instructor of History

    Position:
    Part-Time Instructor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-6294
    Email: kbaile51@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4120


     
  • Whitney Barnes

    Whitney Barnes Part-Time Assistant Professor of History

    Position:
    Part-Time Assistant Professor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-6294
    Email: wbarne23@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4120


     
  • James Callahan Jr.

    James Callahan Jr. Part-Time Instructor of History

    Position:
    Part-Time Instructor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-6294
    Email: jcalla35@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4120


     
  • Corey Cantrell

    Corey Cantrell Part-Time Instructor of History

    Position:
    Part-Time Instructor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-6294
    Email: ccantr23@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4120


     
  • Justin Downey

    Justin Downey Part-Time Instructor of Philosophy

    Position:
    Part-Time Instructor of Philosophy

    Phone: (470) 578-6294
    Email: jwd7171@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4120


     
  • Glenn Dyer

    Glenn Dyer Part-Time Assistant Professor of History

    Position:
    Part-Time Assistant Professor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-6294
    Email: gdyer8@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4120


     
  • Christopher Gleason

    Christopher Gleason Part-Time Assistant Professor of History

    Position:
    Part-Time Assistant Professor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-6294
    Email: cgleaso2@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4120


     
  • Boris Gorshkov

    Boris Gorshkov Part-Time Assistant Professor of History

    Position:
    Part-Time Assistant Professor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-6059
    Email: bgorshko@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4104


     
  • Zachary Gruca

    Zachary Gruca Part-Time Instructor of Philosophy

    Position:
    Part-Time Instructor of Philosophy

    Phone: (470) 578-6294
    Email: zgruca@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4120


     
  • Valerie Holt

    Valerie Holt Part-Time Assistant Professor of History Education

    Position:
    Part-Time Assistant Professor of History Education

    Phone: (470) 578-6294
    Email: vholt4@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4120


     
  • Diana Honey

    Diana Honey Part-Time Instructor of History

    Position:
    Part-Time Instructor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-6294
    Email: dhoney@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4120


     
  • Terrence Kersey

    Terrence Kersey Part-Time Assistant Professor of History

    Position:
    Part-Time Assistant Professor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-6294
    Email: tkersey3@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4120


     
  • Richard Mannion

    Richard Mannion Part-Time Assistant Professor of History

    Position:
    Part-Time Assistant Professor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-6294
    Email: rmannion@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4120


     
  • Cecily McDaniel

    Cecily McDaniel Part-Time Assistant Professor of History

    Position:
    Part-Time Assistant Professor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-6294
    Email: cmcdan55@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4120


     
  • Raquel Orce

    Raquel Orce Part-Time Instructor of History

    Position:
    Part-Time Instructor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-6294
    Email: rsotoma1@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4120


     
  • Richard Primuth

    Richard Primuth Part-Time Instructor of History

    Position:
    Part-Time Instructor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-6294
    Email: rprimuth@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4120


     
  • Kimberly Sambol-Tosco

    Kimberly Sambol-Tosco Part-Time Instructor of History

    Position:
    Part-Time Instructor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-6294
    Email: ksambolt@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4120


     
  • Monica Shepherd

    Monica Shepherd Part-Time Assistant Professor of History

    Position:
    Part-Time Assistant Professor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-6294
    Email: mbroo138@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4120


     
  • Albert Slomovitz

    Albert Slomovitz Part-Time Assistant Professor of History

    Position:
    Part-Time Assistant Professor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-6294
    Email: aslomovi@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4120


     
  • Kristy Ventre

    Kristy Ventre Part-Time Instructor of History

    Position:
    Part-Time Instructor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-6294
    Email: kventre@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4120


     
  • George Wannamaker

    George Wannamaker Part-Time Assistant Professor of History

    Position:
    Part-Time Assistant Professor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-6294
    Email: gwannam1@kennesaw.edu
    Location: J 305


     
  • Stephen Watson

    Stephen Watson Part-Time Instructor of History

    Position:
    Part-Time Instructor of History

    Phone: (470) 578-6294
    Email: swatso10@kennesaw.edu
    Location: SO 4120


     

 

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