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Meet Our Faculty

Douglas Ambrose, the Carolyn C. and David M. Ellis '38 Distinguished Teaching Professor of History

dambrose@hamilton.edu
B.A., Rutgers University; M.A., University of Rochester; Ph.D., State University of New York at Binghamton
Areas of expertise: U.S. history, the old South, Christianity in American history, American colonial history, the American founding era and proslavery thought

John Eldevik, Associate Professor of History

jeldevik@hamilton.edu
B.A., Pomona College; M.A. and Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
Areas of expertise: social and economic history of the early Middle Ages, history of law and mechanisms of conflict resolution and the perceptions of non-Christian peoples and lands in medieval manuscript culture

Kevin Grant, Professor and Chair of the History Department

kgrant@hamilton.edu
B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Areas of expertise: the British Empire, modern Britain and Ireland and international humanitarianism

Maurice Isserman, the Publius Virgilius Rogers Professor of American History

misserma@hamilton.edu
B.A., Reed College; M.A., University of Rochester; Ph.D., University of Rochester
Areas of expertise: 20th century American radical movements, history of the 1960s and the history of mountaineering and exploration

Shoshana Keller, Professor of History

skeller@hamilton.edu
B.A., Carleton College; M.A., Indiana University; Ph.D., Indiana University
Areas of expertise: Russian and Soviet history, Central Eurasian history and history of the modern Middle East

Alfred Kelly, the Edgar B. Graves Professor of History

akelly@hamilton.edu
B.A., University of Chicago; M.A., University of Wisconsin; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
Areas of expertise: Modern European history, modern German history, history of European ideas and history of science

Faiza Moatasim, Postdoctoral Fellow in Asian Studies and Visiting Assistant Professor of History

fmoatasi@hamilton.edu
B.Arch., National College of Arts, Pakistan; M.Arch., McGill University; Ph.D., University of Michigan

Celeste Day Moore, Assistant Professor of History

cdmoore@hamilton.edu
B.A., Haverford College; A.M. and Ph.D., University of Chicago
Areas of expertise: African-American history, diasporic and transnational history, race and empire in twentieth-century U.S. and France

Robert Paquette, Professor of History

rpaquett@hamilton.edu
A.B. and A.M., Bowling Green University; Ph.D., University of Rochester
Areas of expertise: The Old South, colonial Cuba, United States history to 1865, slavery, colonial Latin America, cross-cultural history, Atlantic world, 1450-1900, age of European expansion, conservative political thought, history of property

Peter Simons, Visiting Assistant Professor of History

psimons@hamilton.edu
B.A., Calvin College; M.P.P., University of Michigan-Ann Arbor; M.A., University of Maine-Orono; Ph.D., University of Chicago
Areas of expertise: U.S. environmental history, history of food and agriculture and historical geography
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History Department

198 College Hill Road
Clinton, NY 13323
315-859-4404 315-859-4649 history@hamilton.edu
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