Directory of Lecturers

OAH Distinguished Lectureship program 40 years 1981-2021
Professor Mae Ngai speaking giving lecture

Start your search for a speaker here or browse the alphabetized, comprehensive listing of all OAH Distinguished Lecturers.

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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Christian G. Appy

University of Massachusetts Amherst

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Atomic Bomb
  • Cold War
  • Public History and Memory

Mark Philip Bradley

University of Chicago

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Human Rights
  • International Relations
  • Post-1945

Sarah Bridger

California Polytechnic State University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Cold War
  • Intellectual
  • Science

Catherine Forslund

Rockford University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • 1900-1945
  • Biography
  • Gilded Age and Progressive Era

Max Paul Friedman

American University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • International Relations

William M. Hammond

University of Maryland, College Park

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • General and Historiography
  • Mass Communications
  • Military

Joan Hoff

Montana State University, Bozeman

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Civil Liberties, Security State
  • Civil Rights
  • General and Historiography

Robert F. Jefferson Jr.

University of New Mexico

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • African American
  • Cold War
  • Disability

Robin D. G. Kelley

University of California, Los Angeles

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Intellectual
  • Politics
  • Post-1945

Bruce Kuklick

University of Pennsylvania

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Civil Liberties, Security State
  • Intellectual
  • International Relations

Peter J. Kuznick

American University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Atomic Bomb
  • Cold War
  • World War II

Meredith H. Lair

George Mason University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Cold War
  • Material Culture and Architecture
  • Military

Jerry Lembcke

College of the Holy Cross

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Military
  • Oral history
  • Public History and Memory

Robert J. McMahon

Ohio State University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Cold War
  • General and Historiography
  • International Relations

Michelle Nickerson

Loyola University, Chicago

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Cold War
  • Leadership
  • Mass Communications

Andrew Preston

Cambridge University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Cold War
  • International Relations
  • Religion

Leslie J. Reagan

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Disability
  • Family
  • Legal and Constitutional

Andrew J. Rotter

Colgate University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Atomic Bomb
  • Cold War
  • General and Historiography

Thomas Alan Schwartz

Vanderbilt University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Cold War
  • General and Historiography
  • International Relations

Johnny Smith

Georgia Tech

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • African American
  • Biography
  • Sports and Recreation

Barbara L. Tischler

Empire State College SUNY

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • African American
  • General and Historiography
  • Music

Robert Brent Toplin

University of North Carolina at Wilmington; University of Virginia

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Business and Economics
  • Elections, Electoral College, Voting Rights
  • Film

David M. Wrobel

University of Oklahoma

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Civil Liberties, Security State
  • Dust Bowl
  • Environment and Natural Resources

Judy Tzu-Chun Wu

University of California, Irvine

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • African American
  • Asian American
  • Atomic Bomb