Directory of Lecturers

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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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Gabriela F. Arredondo

University of California, Santa Cruz

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Borderlands
  • Ethnicity
  • General and Historiography

Katherine Benton-Cohen

Georgetown University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Immigration
  • West
  • Women

Shana Bernstein

Northwestern University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • 1900-1945
  • Environment and Natural Resources
  • Gilded Age and Progressive Era

Adrian Burgos Jr.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • African American
  • Immigration
  • Latino/a

Geraldo Cadava

Northwestern University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Borderlands
  • Demography
  • Elections, Electoral College, Voting Rights

Albert Camarillo

Stanford University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Borderlands
  • Civil Rights
  • Elections, Electoral College, Voting Rights

Julio Capó, Jr.

Florida International University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • 1900-1945
  • Cold War
  • Gay and Lesbian

Christopher Capozzola

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Immigration
  • Legal and Constitutional
  • Military

Veronica Castillo-Muñoz

University of California Santa Barbara

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Borderlands
  • Family
  • Gender, Masculinity, Femininity

N. D. B. Connolly

Johns Hopkins University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • 1900-1945
  • African American
  • Capitalism

Hasia Diner

New York University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Antisemitism and Religious Persecution
  • Ethnicity
  • Food

Neil Foley

Southern Methodist University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Borderlands
  • Cold War
  • Ethnicity

Mario T. García

University of California Santa Barbara

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Education
  • Immigration
  • Latino/a

Gary Gerstle

Cambridge University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Ethnicity
  • General and Historiography
  • Gilded Age and Progressive Era

David T. Gleeson

Northumbria University Newcastle upon Tyne

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • 1800-1865
  • 1865-1900
  • Civil War and Reconstruction

David Goldfield

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Civil War and Reconstruction
  • Immigration
  • Post-1945

Daniel Greene

Newberry Library and Northwestern University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Antisemitism and Religious Persecution
  • Immigration
  • Intellectual

Julie Greene

University of Maryland, College Park

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • 1865-1900
  • 1900-1945
  • Capitalism

Thomas A. Guglielmo

George Washington University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • African American
  • Civil Rights
  • Ethnicity

Lisbeth Haas

University of California, Santa Cruz

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • American Indian
  • Archives and Bibliography
  • Borderlands

Cindy Hahamovitch

University of Georgia

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Agricultural
  • Human Rights
  • Immigration

Madeline Y. Hsu

University of Texas at Austin

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • 1900-1945
  • Asian American
  • Cold War

Michael Innis-Jiménez

University of Alabama

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Ethnicity
  • Food
  • Immigration

Robert F. Jefferson Jr.

University of New Mexico

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • African American
  • Cold War
  • Disability

Walter D. Kamphoefner

Texas A&M University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Civil War and Reconstruction
  • Ethnicity
  • General and Historiography

Jennifer Lisa Klein

Yale University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Gender, Masculinity, Femininity
  • Labor and Working Class
  • Post-1945

Alan M. Kraut

American University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Antisemitism and Religious Persecution
  • Ethnicity
  • General and Historiography

Lon Kurashige

University of Southern California

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Asian American
  • Immigration
  • Race

Clarence Lang

The Pennsylvania State University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • African American
  • Labor and Working Class
  • Midwest

Erika Lee

University of Minnesota

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Asian American
  • Immigration

Mireya Loza

New York University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Agricultural
  • Borderlands
  • Immigration

Mary Ting Yi Lui

Yale University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Asian American
  • Cold War
  • Gender, Masculinity, Femininity

Kelly Lytle Hernandez

University of California, Los Angeles

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Borderlands
  • Crime, Violence, Incarceration
  • Human Rights

Carol L. McKibben

Stanford University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • African American
  • Immigration
  • Military

Natalia Molina

University of Southern California; California Humanities

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Latino/a
  • Immigration
  • Public Health and Disease

Douglas Monroy

Colorado College

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Borderlands
  • Ethnicity
  • General and Historiography

Deborah Dash Moore

University of Michigan

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Ethnicity
  • Immigration
  • International Relations

Bethany Moreton

Dartmouth College

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Business and Economics
  • Capitalism
  • Labor and Working Class

Monica Muñoz Martinez

Brown University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • 1900-1945
  • Borderlands
  • Civil Rights

Mae M. Ngai

Columbia University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Asian American
  • General and Historiography
  • Human Rights

Christopher McKnight Nichols

Oregon State University; Oregon State University Center for the Humanities

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • 1865-1900
  • 1900-1945
  • Civil Liberties, Security State

Gunther Peck

Duke University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Borderlands
  • Environment and Natural Resources
  • General and Historiography

Stephen Pitti

Yale University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • 1865-1900
  • 1900-1945
  • Borderlands

George J. Sanchez

University of Southern California

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Borderlands
  • Education
  • Ethnicity

Alex M. Saragoza

University of California, Berkeley

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Borderlands
  • Civil Rights
  • Ethnicity

Donald Schwartz

California State University, Long Beach

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Antisemitism and Religious Persecution
  • Cold War
  • Gilded Age and Progressive Era

Suzanne M. Sinke

Florida State University

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Borderlands
  • Childhood and Youth
  • Family

Paul Spickard

University of California, Santa Barbara

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • African American
  • Asian American
  • Borderlands

Deborah Gray White

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • African American
  • Crime, Violence, Incarceration
  • Gay and Lesbian

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

Jonathan Zimmerman

University of Pennsylvania

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Education
  • General and Historiography
  • Politics