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History: Faculty

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Our program mission is to encourage literate, critical thinking by students who work with faculty engaged in diverse, broadly based scholarships. The faculty strives to mentor and develop students as they build character and careers.

Click on each of our faculty member's profiles below to learn more about their experience, publications, awards and contact information.



  • Dr. Clarissa W. Confer

    Associate Professor

    Dr. Confer teaches and researches in the fields of the Civil War and Native American and More

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    Dr. Paul Crawford

    Associate Professor

    Dr. Crawford is a specialist in the history of the crusades and of the military-religious More

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    Sean Madden

    Professor and Director of International Studies

    Dr. Madden came to Cal U in 1989.  He teaches courses including U.S. History, History of More

  • Dr. Michael Slaven



  • Photo of Dr. Craig A. Smith

    Dr. Craig A. Smith

    Associate Professor

    Dr. Smith is the author of "Failing Justice: Charles Evans Whittaker on the Supreme Court" More

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    Dr. Laura Tuennerman


    Dr. Tuennerman serves on the advisory board for the women's studies program. She is an More