Directory of Lecturers

OAH Distinguished Lectureship program 40 years 1981-2021
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OAH Distinguished Lecturers may be scheduled for keynote speeches, open and private lectures, seminars, workshops, and other public events and commemorations. Contact the Distinguished Lectureship Program coordinator for additional information and to inquire about individual lecture fees.

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José M. Alamillo

California State University-Channel Islands

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Latino/a
  • Sports and Recreation
  • Social and Cultural

Mary Sarah Bilder

Boston College Law School

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Legal and Constitutional
  • Revolutionary and Early National
  • Women's Rights, Activism, and Suffrage

Nicole Burrowes

Rutgers University, New Brunswick

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Civil Rights
  • Transnational and Comparative
  • African American

Stan Deaton

Georgia Historical Society

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Public History and Memory
  • Civil War and Reconstruction
  • Elections, Electoral College, Voting Rights

Christa Dierksheide

University of Virginia

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Jefferson
  • Legal and Constitutional
  • Public History and Memory

Ashley D. Farmer

University of Texas at Austin

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • African American
  • Civil Rights
  • Intellectual

Corinne T. Field

University of Virginia

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Old Age
  • Race
  • Women's Rights, Activism, and Suffrage

Tanisha C. Ford

The Graduate Center, CUNY

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • African American
  • Women
  • Gender, Masculinity, Femininity

Liette Gidlow

Wayne State University; Harvard Radcliffe Institute

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Elections, Electoral College, Voting Rights
  • Women's Rights, Activism, and Suffrage
  • Civil Rights

Anthea M. Hartig

Smithsonian National Museum of American History

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Public History and Memory
  • Material Culture and Architecture
  • Social and Cultural

Kate Haulman

American University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Gender, Masculinity, Femininity
  • Revolutionary and Early National
  • Public History and Memory

Kenneth Janken

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • African American
  • Civil Rights
  • Intellectual

Max Krochmal

Texas Christian University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Latino/a
  • Civil Rights
  • Labor and Working Class

Rosina Lozano

Princeton University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Latino/a
  • Education
  • Social and Cultural

W. Caleb McDaniel

Rice University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • 1800-1865
  • Civil War and Reconstruction
  • Slavery

Kathryn Morse

Middlebury College

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Environment and Natural Resources
  • Digital history
  • West

Sowande' M. Mustakeem

Washington University in St. Louis

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Crime, Violence, Incarceration
  • Women
  • Medicine

Lydia R. Otero

University of Arizona

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Latino/a
  • LGBTQ+
  • Social and Cultural

Alison M. Parker

University of Delaware

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • African American
  • Women
  • Social Movements

Robert G. Parkinson

Binghamton University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Revolutionary and Early National
  • Jefferson
  • Race

Robyn C. Spencer

Lehman College, CUNY

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • African American
  • Civil Rights
  • Social Movements

Carl Suddler

Emory University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • African American
  • Crime, Violence, Incarceration
  • Sports and Recreation

Leigh Ann Wheeler

Binghamton University, State University of New York

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • *New in 2021
  • Biography
  • Civil Rights

Karin Wulf

William & Mary; Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Revolutionary and Early National
  • Women
  • Gender, Masculinity, Femininity