People – Current Faculty

Faculty do not hold office hours during the summer, please check back in the fall for updated office hours.

 The best way to contact instructors is via email.  Voice messages are not recommended.

Additional hours are available by appointment.  Please email the faculty directly to schedule an appointment. Last updated: 05/28/2019

Full-Time Faculty

Professor Name Professor Title Professor Interests
E. Berquist Soule, Ph.D Email: Office: FO2-226 Phone: (562) 985-4427 Office Hours: On leave F19, S20 Professor Colonial Latin America and the Spanish Empire; Slavery and the Slave Trade; Atlantic History; Imperial Governance; Indigenous Peoples; The History of Religion

J. Blutinger, Ph.D. Email: Office: FO2-210 Phone: (562) 985-2196

Office Hours: MW: 9:30-11:00

Professor Chair, Jewish Studies Program Modern Europe, World, Jewish Studies (modern Jewish history, Holocaust, memory, historiography)

P. Cleary, Ph.D. Email: Office: FO2 – 212 Phone: (562) 985 – 4419

Office Hours: M 12:30-1:00; W 3:30-4:00, 5:00-6:00

Professor United States (Revolution, early America)
K. Curtis, Ph.D. Email: Office: FO2-224 Phone: (562) 985-2401 Office Hours: Sabbatical F19 Professor Africa, Comparative World

J. Dabel, Ph.D. Email: Office: FO2-202 Phone: (562) 985-2408

Office Hours: Tu/Thur: 9:30-11:00, 12:30-1:30

Professor Editor, The History Teacher Undergraduate Advisor United States (African American, women)

J. Gomer, Ph.D. Email: Office: FO2-105A Phone: (562) 985-5090

Office Hours: W: 1:30-3:15

Assistant Professor United States, American Studies (African American Studies, race and cultural theory)

A. Hawk, Ph.D. Email: Office: FO2-118 Phone: (562) 985-4429

Office Hours: MW: 11:00-12:00, 3:30-4:30

Lecturer U.S. and World History, California History, History of Medicine and Mental Health

A. Igmen, Ph.D. Email: Office: FO2-116 Phone: (562) 985-8765

Office Hours: Tu/Thur: 2:30-4:30

Professor Undergraduate Advisor Director, Oral History Program Central Asia, Russia, Middle East, World (theater, cultural)

A. Jenks, Ph.D. Email: Office: FO2-207 Phone: (562) 985-8759

Office Hours: Tu/Thur: 9:00-11:00

Professor Modern Europe, Russia (politics, technology, environment)

M. Kelleher, Ph.D. Email: Office: FO2-120 Phone: (562) 985-4462

Office Hours: Tu/Thur: 11:15-12:15, 2:00-3:00; W: 5:00-6:00

Professor Medieval Europe (women & gender, medieval Spain, law and legal culture, Mediterranean encounters)

M. Kuo, Ph.D. Email: Office: FO2-215 Phone:(562) 985-4426

Office Hours: Tu: 11:00-12:00; Thur: 11:00-12:00, 2:00-3:00

Professor Asia (modern China)

J. Lawler Email: Office: FO2-218 Phone: (562) 985-4420

Office Hours: Tu: 12:30-2:30; Thur: 12:30-2:30, 3:00-5:00

Lecturer United States

G. Li, Ph.D. Email: Office: FO2-220 Phone: (562) 985-4465

Office Hours: MW: 10:30-11:00; Tu/Thur: 11:00-11:30

Professor Asia (Late Imperial China, family & gender, migration & social mobility)

E. Luhr, Ph.D. Email: Office: FO2-122 Phone: (562) 985-4511

Office Hours: MW: 3:00-5:00

Professor Advisor, Social Science Credential Program United States (modern/contemporary U.S., politics, religion, cultural)

B. Mizelle, Ph.D. Email: Office: FO2-109 Phone: (562) 985-4424

Office Hours: M: 2:00-3:00; W: 5:00-6:00

Professor Director, American Studies United States, American studies (cultural, Early Republic and Antebellum, human-animal relationships, nature/culture)

C. Murdock, Ph.D. Email: Office: FO2-203 Phone: (562) 985-2601

Office Hours: Tu: 4:30-6:00; Thur: 11:00-12:00

Professor Graduate Advisor Modern Europe, Central & Eastern Europe, Germany (borderlands, social, cultural, transnational)

U. Piña, Ph.D. Email: Office:  FO2-112 Phone: (562) 985-4426

Office Hours: MW: 11:30-1:30

Assistant Professor Modern Latin America, Mexico

C. Ponce de Leon, Ph.D. Email: Office: FO2-214 Phone: (562) 985-4425

Office Hours: None F19

Professor United States, American Studies (20th c. Cultural and Intellectual, Mass Media)

N. Quam-Wickham, Ph.D. Email: Office: FO2-208 Phone: (562) 985-4449

Office Hours: MW: 3:30-5:00

Professor United States (Western)
A. Rosas Email: Office: MHB-209A Phone: n/a Office Hours: Assistant Professor, CHLS  
S. Sayegh, Ph.D. Email: Office: FO2-110 Phone: (562) 985-5428 Office Hours: None F19 Lecturer Europe, World, Critical Theory (early modern & modern Britain, methods & critical thinking)

S. Schrank, Ph.D. Email: Office: FO2-204 Phone: (562) 985-2293

Office Hours: Tu/Thurs: 2:00-3:15

Professor United States (urban, public art, culture, women, California)
D. Shafer, Ph.D. Email: Office: FO2-102 Phone: (562) 985-4431 Office Hours: Days & hours vary, please email directly for appointment Professor Chair, Department of History Modern Europe (France, revolutions, cultural)

D. Sheridan, Ph.D. Email: Office: FO2-118 Phone: (562) 985-4458

Office Hours: Tu: 11:15-12:00, 4:20-6:20; Thurs: 11:15-12:00

Lecturer Modern Europe (Britain, gender, music, culture)

S. Smith Email: Office: FO2-212 Phone: (562) 985-4419

Office Hours: MW: 2:00-3:30; Tu: 2:00-4:00; Thurs: 12:30-2:00

 Lecturer  United States (19th c. American West, social & cultural)

M. Takeuchi, Ph.D. Email: Office: FO2-114 Phone: (562) 985-4440

Office Hours: Tu/Thurs: 8:30-9:00, 11:00-12:00

Associate Professor Japan (U.S.-Japan relations, women, sexuality)

H. Wilford, Ph.D. Email: Office: FO2-216 Phone: (562) 985-4422

Office Hours: Tu/Thur: 9:30-10:30, 3:30-4:30

Professor United States (20th c., intellectual & diplomatic)

Part-Time Faculty

Professor Name Professor Title Professor Interests

G. Beirich Email: Office: FO2-111 Phone: (562) 985-4431 (dept. office)

Office Hours: MW: 9:30-11:00

Lecturer Medieval Europe (intellectual & religious, monasticism & heresy)

D. Binkiewicz Email: Office: FO2-107 Phone: (562) 985-4423

Office Hours: MW: 1:00-12:30, 3:30-4:00

Lecturer United States (recent, politics & culture)

D. Bolelli Email: Office: FO3-306 Phone: n/a

Office Hours: Thurs: 10:00-12:00 (via Zoom)

Lecturer United States, Ancient Rome, Native American History, History of World Religions

N. Cates Email: Office: FO2-201 Phone: (562) 985-4423

Office Hours: 7:55-9:00pm

Lecturer History education in secondary schools, World History, Globalizing US History

R. Flamein, Ph.D. Email: Office: FO2-218 Phone: (562) 985-4612

Office Hours: Tu: 2:00-3:30; W: 5:00-6:30


A. Fogleman Email: Office: FO2-214 Phone: (562) 985-4425

Office Hours: M: 7:45-8:00, 10:45-11:00, 3:00-3:30; W: 10:45-11:00

Lecturer  Medieval Europe (Medicine, Religious Visionaries, Universities)

S. Gonzalez-Doo Email: Office: FO2-216 Phone: (562) 985-4422

Office Hours: Tu/Thurs: 9:30-10:30, 12:30-1:30, 3:30-4:30

Lecturer United States and World (20th c., Cold War, U.S.-Latin America, Migration, Revolutions, Decolonization)

G. Hamilton Email: Office: FO2-117 Phone: n/a

Office Hours: Tu: 2:45-3:45; W: 4:00-5:00; Thurs: 2:00-4:00


H. Hernandez Email: Office: FO2-209 Phone: (562) 985-5279

Office Hours: Tu/Thurs: 3:00-4:30


M. Larsen Email: Office: FO2-108 Phone: (562) 985-4612

Office Hours: Tu: 1:00-3:00; W: 5:00pm-7:00pm

 Lecturer  Ancient History (Roman World & Ancient Greece)

I. Marek-DeSanto Email:  Ingrid.MarekDeSanto@csulb.eduOffice: FO2-110 Phone: (562) 985-5248

Office Hours: M: 11:00-12:00, 5:15pm-6:15pm; W: 11:00-12:00

 Lecturer  World History, Dutch Empire, and Women’s History
L. Mehlbrech Email: Office: FO2- Phone: (562) 985-4428 Office Hours:  Lecturer  

R. Morris Email: Office: FO2-210 Phone: (562) 985-2196

Office Hours: MW 3:15-4:15


B. O’Neil, Ph.D. Email: Office: FO2-111 Phone: (562) 985-4410

Office Hours: MW: 11:30-12:30

Lecturer United States (foreign relations, U.S.-Latin America, WWII, Cold War & Vietnam, immigration, CA history)

C. Parker Email: Office: FO2-216 Phone: (562) 985-4422

Office Hours: Tu: 9:30-10:30; Thurs: 3:30-5:30

 Lecturer  US History (Post-1945, Political, Urban, and Race/Ethnicity)

M.Reid Email: Phone: 562-985- Office: FO2-226

Office Hours: Tu: 3:00-5:00

Lecturer Middle Eastern Women

J. Serrano Najera Email: Office: FO2-215 Phone: (562) 985-4449

Office Hours: MW: 1:45-2:45


M. Stonis Email: Office: FO2-113 Phone: (562) 985-4419

Office Hours: 

Lecturer United States (Social, Cultural, Women, Civil Disobedience, Civic Engagement, Religion, Americans & Colonization in Nineteenth-Century Hawai’i, Sarah Winchester & the Winchester Mystery House), History Education
A. Striegl Email: Office: FO2-122 Phone: n/a Office Hours: N/A  Lecturer  United States

A. Wemmer Email: Office: FO2-117 Phone: (562) 985-4428

Office Hours: Tu: 4:00-4:50

 Lecturer History Education, Development of reading and writing literacy, Civic Education