Department Secretary
Patricia Lerner
224 Warner Hall
(203) 837-8484
email: lernerp@wcsu.edu

Full-time Faculty

Katherine Allocco
(Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 2004)
Medieval and Early Modern Europe, Gender and Sexuality, Film
214 Warner Hall
(203) 837-8482

Surekha Davies
(Ph.D., University of London, 2009)
Early Modern Europe, History of Science, Cartography, History of Ethnography
225a Warner Hall
(203) 837-3912

Jennifer Nugent Duffy
(Ph.D., New York University, 2008)
Modern U.S., Ethnicity, Urban and Suburban History, Irish-American History
202 Warner Hall
(203) 837-3283

Wynn Gadkar-Wilcox (Graduate Coordinator)
(Ph.D., Cornell University, 2002)
Asia (especially Vietnam and China), Historiography, Intellectual History
221 Warner Hall
(203) 837-8565

Kevin R. C. Gutzman

(Ph.D., University of Virginia, 1999; J.D. University of Texas School of Law, 1990)
American Revolution/Early Republic/Constitutional
222 Warner Hall
(203) 837-8455

Leslie Lindenauer
(Ph.D., NYU, 1997)
Early America, Women, History of the Body, Public History, History of Religion
218 Warner Hall
Phone: (203) 837-9046

Martha May (Department Co-Chair)
(Ph.D., SUNY Binghamton, 1984)
Modern United States, Women and Gender
220 Warner Hall
Phone: (203) 837-8481

Michael E. Nolan
(Ph.D., Brandeis University, 2001)
Modern France and Germany
223 Warner Hall
Phone: (203) 837-8483

Joshua M. Rosenthal (Department Co-Chair)
(Ph.D., Columbia University, 2001)
Latin America (especially Colombia)
216 Warner Hall
Phone: (203) 837-8449

Abubaker Saad
(Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle, 1987)
Middle East/Non-Western Cultures
219 Warner Hall
Phone: (203) 837-8480



Faculty Emeriti


Faculty Emeriti can be reached by contacting the department office at (203) 837-8484.

David Detzer
(PhD, University of Connecticut, 1970)
United States

Herbert Janick
(Ph.D., Fordham, 1968)
Urban, Material Culture, Architecture, Connecticut

George Linabury
(Ph.D., Columbia, 1970)
Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Egypt

Kenneth Young
(Ph.D., NYU, 1970)
Burma, Philippines, Southeast Asia, Diplomacy, US Foreign Relations

Part-time Faculty

All part-time faculty members can be reached at: (203) 837-8484.  See the Department Secretary for office locations.

Michael Abraham
(MA, Fairfield, 1984)
Middle East, East Asia

Amy A. Campanaro
(MA, Albany, 2002)
United States

George Coleman
(MS, Teacher's College, Columbia, 1977)

Shannon Doherty
(MA, Western Connecticut, 2003)
United States, Modern Europe

Stephen T. Flanagan
(MA, Western Connecticut, 1984; MA St. John's NY, 1996)
United States

Laurence N. Friedman
(Cert., SCSU, 1986)
United States

Maryann Rossi
(PhD, St. Louis, 1983; Assistant Dean of Professional Studies)
Early US, material culture, historic preservation

Terri Stramiello
M.A., Western Connecticut State University
Courses Taught: American Perspectives, Summer German Studies Exchange Course on American History or topics of special interest to the students, such as slavery, the death penalty, immigration, etc.
Interests/Community Activities: Founder, Danbury Railway Museum; researching a manuscript entitled "Women and the Railroad;" relaxation activities include gardening, needlework, reading.

Timothy C. Tuttle
(PhD, NYU, 1996)
Civil War, New Deal, 1960's US

Peter Vermilyea
(BA, Gettysburg College; MA, WCSU; CAGS, Southern Connecticut State)
Courses Taught: American Perspectives, US History
Interests and Community Activities: American Military History, The Battle of Gettysburg, Running, Kayaking, Guitar, Baseball

Susann M. Walens
(PhD, Union Institute, 1994)
United States, criminology, oral history

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