Faculty & Staff

Caroline Boswell

Caroline Boswell

Associate Professor and Director of CATL
Humanities
SA 267

Education: B.A. Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, A.M. / Ph.D., Brown University
In addition to being our director, Caroline is an Associate Professor of Humanities and European History. Her teaching and research interests include early modern European history; British and Irish history; Atlantic history; popular politics and political culture; social history; and the... Read more »

Clifton Ganyard

Clifton Ganyard

Associate Provost for Academic Affairs
CL 835C

Clif Ganyard is Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and Associate Professor of Humanistic Studies and History. His research and teaching interests include modern German and Japanese history and culture, science fiction, and jazz, and he has published work on German political culture, including Artur Mahraun and the Young German Order: An Alternative to National Socialism in Weimar Political... Read more »

David Voelker

David Voelker

Associate Professor
Humanities
TH 377

Leadership Positions

  • Editor-in-Chief, Voyageur: Northeast Wisconsin's Historical Review (2015-present)
  • Co-Director, Wisconsin Teaching Fellows & Scholars (2013-present)
  • Co-Director, UWGB Teaching Scholars (2012-2015)

 

Articles and Essays

Eric Morgan

Eric Morgan

Associate Professor
Democracy & Justice Studies
MAC A321

Selected publications

  • “Black and White at Center Court: Arthur Ashe and the Confrontation of Apartheid in South Africa,” Diplomatic History
  • “Dias, Bartolomeu,” “Tolkien, J.R.R.,” and “Van Riebeeck, Jan” in Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Emmanuel Akyeampong, eds., Dictionary of African Biography (New York: Oxford... Read more »

Gregory Aldrete

Gregory Aldrete

Professor
Humanities
TH 369

Selected Awards

  • 2015 University of Wisconsin System Regents Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • Joukowsky National Lecturer, Archaeological Institute of America (2014-15)
  • 2012 Wisconsin Professor of the Year, Carnegie Foundation and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education
  • NEH Humanities Fellowship (2012-13)
  • Solmsen... Read more »

Harvey Kaye

Harvey Kaye

Professor
Democracy & Justice Studies
MAC A315

Harvey J. Kaye is the Ben & Joyce Rosenberg Professor of Democracy and Justice Studies. Author and editor of numerous works, including "The American Radical, Are We Good Citizens?" "Thomas Paine and the Promise of America", and "The Fight For The Four Freedoms: What Made FDR And The Greatest Generation Truly Great". Kaye teaches courses on American... Read more »

Heidi Sherman

Heidi Sherman

Associate Professor
Humanities
TH 387

Dissertation

"Barbarians Come to Market: Staraia Ladoga and Frontier Emporia Trading in Western Eurasia 500 BC to AD 1000"

Selected publications

  • "Grand Princess Olga: Vengeance and Sainthood in Kievan Rus," World History Connected, Volume 7 Number 1, February 2010.
  • "From Flax to Linen in the Medieval Rus Lands",... Read more »

J P Leary

J P Leary

Associate Professor
First Nations Studies
WH 410F

Dr. J P Leary serves as an Associate Professor in First Nations Studies, History, and Humanities, as a member of the graduate faculty in the Professional Program in Education, and as a faculty affiliate with the Education Center for First Nations Studies.

J. Vincent Lowery

J. Vincent Lowery

Associate Professor
Humanities
TH 395

Emphases:

US History since 1865, African American History, The New South, Cultural History

 

Recent and Forthcoming Publications

 
  • "Another Species of Race Discord": Race, Desirability, and the North Carolina Immigration Movement of the Early Twentieth Century, "Journal of American Ethnic History 34, no. 2 (Winter... Read more »

Jon Shelton

Jon Shelton

Assistant Professor
Democracy & Justice Studies
MAC A324

Current Book Project

From Labor-Liberalism to Neoliberalism: Teacher Unions, Education, and the New American Political Order, (working title—under advance contract with University of Illinois Press "The Working Class in American History" Series)
 

Publications

"Letters to the Essex County Penitentiary: David Selden and... Read more »

Kevin Kain

Kevin Kain

Senior Lecturer
Humanities
SA 263

Series co-editor

With Wolfram von Scheliha and Vera Tchentsova) Studies in Rus Harrassowitz Publishers Wiesbaden, Germany (2014-present)

Current Projects

  • With Wolfram von Sheliha, The Moscow Patriarchate: Power, Belief, Image and Legitimacy (Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2017)
  • "The Life of the Parsuna "Patriarch Nikon with Clergy in... Read more »

Kimberley Reilly

Kimberley Reilly

Assistant Professor
Democracy & Justice Studies
MAC A320

Current book project

Reconstructing Love: Marriage in Law and Culture, 1870-1920

 

Publications

  • “‘A Perilous Venture for Democracy’: Soldiers, Sexual Morality, and American Citizenship in the First World War,” Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, special issue on “Women’s and Gender History in Global... Read more »