Graduate Faculty Research Areas

Name Degrees Research Areas

Troy Campus

Allen Jones B.S., Francis Marion College, 1987
M.A., University of South Carolina, 1992
Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 1998
Social, Religious and Intellectual History, Late Antiquity, Middle Ages, Renaissance
Elizabeth (Scout) Blum B.A. University of Texas
M.A. University of Houston
Ph.D. University of Houston
Gender History, History of Childhood, Popular Culture, Environmental History, 20th Century America
Tim Buckner PhD University of Texas at Austin, 2005 Colonial and early America, Old South, race, slavery, public memory
David Carlson B.F.A. Valdosta State University
M.A. Valdosta State University
Ph.D. Emory University
19th Century American South, Civil War, Constitutional
Margaret Gnoinska B.A. Middebury College, 1994
M.A. The George Washington Univ, 2002
Ph.D. The George Washington University, 2010
Modern Eastern Europe, Modern East Asia, International History of the Cold War
Aaron Hagler B.A., Brandeis University
M.A., The Hebrew Univ of Jerusalem
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Early Islamic History, Medieval Islamic History, Modern Middle Eastern History
Rob Kruckeberg B.A., University of North Texas, 1999
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2009
Old Regime France, Eighteenth-Century Europe, the Enlightenment, French Revolution, and the Atlantic World
Luke Ritter B.A. Lindenwood University-St. Charles, Missouri
M.A. Saint Louis University
Ph.D. Saint Louis University
Nineteenth-century U.S. history with special interests in ethnicity and immigration, religion and politics, and the West
Karen Ross B.A. University of Texas at Austin
Ph.D. University of Minnesota
Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century American History; History of Disease/Medicine/Science; Gender and Medicine
Kathryn Tucker B.A. Wake Forest University
M.A. University of Georgia
Ph.D. University of Georgia
Nineteenth and Twentieth century US South, Race Relations, Jim Crow, Civil Rights Movement, Legal and Social History, Gender History

Montgomery Campus

Scott Merriman B.A. College of Wooster
M.A. University of Cincinnati
Ph.D. University of Kentucky
Constitutional and Legal History, 20th Century History, Middle Eastern History
Dan Puckett B.S., University of West Alabama
M.A.T., University of West Alabama
Ph.D., Mississippi State University
The Holocaust, Nazi Germany, World War II, Southern Jewish History, 20th Century Alabama History

Dothan Campus

Adam Hoose B.A. Roberts Wesleyan College
M.A. Saint Louis University
Ph.D. Saint Louis University
Medieval Europe, Early Modern Europe, the History of Christianity, Religious History, Medieval Heresy and Inquisition
Marty Olliff

B.S., Auburn University, 1976
MA, Auburn University, 1979
Ph.D., Auburn University, 1998

United States History, particularly Gilded Age through the New Deal;
Archival Studies; Public History; History of Alabama
Bob Saunders

B.A., Salisbury State University, 1986.
M.A., Salisbury State University, 1988.
Ph.D., Auburn University, 1994.


Robin O'Sullivan

B.A., Dartmouth College
M.A., University of Southern Maine – Portland
Ph.D , University of Texas — Austin

U.S. Cultural History, Environmental & Agricultural History, Cultural Geography, Advertising & American Popular Culture, Food Studies, Social Movements, Regional Literature