American Studies Faculty Directory

  Name Research Areas Contact
John Alvis, Ph.D. John Alvis, Ph.D.
Professor, English Department
Shakespeare, Milton, Hawthorne, Melville alvis@udallas.edu
Braniff Graduate Building #362
972-721-5365
William Atto, Ph.D. William Atto, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, History, History Department
US History, American Political and Military atto@udallas.edu
Braniff Graduate Building 236
972-721-5340
Jonathan Culp, Ph.D. Jonathan Culp, Ph.D.
Director of International Studies & Associate Professor, Politics Department
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Braniff 216
972-265-5739
Richard Dougherty, Ph.D. Richard Dougherty, Ph.D.
Department Chair, Director of the Politics Graduate Program & Professor, Politics Department
Medieval political philosophy doughr@udallas.edu
Braniff Graduate Building #206
972-721-5043
Susan Hanssen, Ph.D. Susan Hanssen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Department Chair, History, History Department
British and American History shanssen@udallas.edu
Braniff Graduate Building 242
972-721-5728
Placeholder Photo Thomas Jodziewicz, Ph.D.
Professor, History, History Department
American history, and history of the Catholic Church tjodz@udallas.edu
Braniff Graduate Building 244
972-721-5341
Tiffany Jones Miller Ph.D. Tiffany Miller, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Politics Department
American Founding, Progressivism/Liberalism, Hegel, Locke, Plato, Congress, Political Parties trjones@udallas.edu
Braniff 218
972-721-5140
Charles Sullivan, Ph.D. Charles Sullivan, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, History, History Department
Early Modern and Modern European history sullivan@udallas.edu
Braniff Graduate Building 204
972-721-5251
David Upham, Ph.D. David Upham, Ph.D.
Director of Legal Studies & Associate Professor, Politics Department
Constitutional Law and History, Political and Legal Theory davidrupham@yahoo.com
Braniff 214
972-721-5186

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