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History Faculty


B. English  

Bertis English
Professor of History
Ph.D., Auburn University

Specialties: American History; Political History; Social History

Office: 110 Paterson Hall
Phone: 334-229-4368

j Freedman  

Joseph E. Freedman
Professor of History
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Specialties: Schools and Universities; The Arts, the Sciences, and Philosophy at Early Modern Schools and Universities; Archival Theory and Information Management in the Early Modern Period

Office: 306 Abernathy Hall
Phone: 334-229-5060

Derryn Moten 2014  

Derryn Moten
Professor of History and Acting Chair
Ph.D., University of Iowa

Specialties: American Studies; U.S. History from the Civil War to the Modern Civil Rights Movement; Southern American Culture; American Penology; Law Librarianship

Office: 303 Doctoral Annex
Phone: 334-229-4433


M Estakhr


Mehdi Estakhr
Associate Professor of History
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Specialties: Early Modern History; Religion; East-West Relations from the Greco-Persian to the Ottoman-Habsburg Era.

Office: 200 G. W. Trenholm Hall
Phone: 334-229-6948

D. Harmon  

David Harmon
Associate Professor of History
Ph.D., Emory University

Specialties: Modern American South; Civil Rights Movement; Modern U.S.

Office: 1010 West University
Phone: 334-229-4608

M. Markus  

Michael Markus
Associate Professor of History
Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis

Specialties: Modern Britain; Modern Europe; Early Modern Britain; British Empire

Office: 316 Abernathy Hall
Office Phone: 334-229-4768

W. Taylor  

William Harrison Taylor
Associate Professor of History
Ph.D., Mississippi State University

Specialties: Colonial and Revolutionary America; Anglo-American Religion; Modern Britain; Social and Intellectual

Office: 305 Abernathy Hall
Phone: 334-229-8536

a horton  

Aaron Horton
Assistant Professor of History
Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Specialties: Modern Germany; Modern East Asia; Modern Britain

Office: 201 G. W. Trenholm Hall
Phone: 334-229-4802

CAB Dennis  

Carol Ann B. Dennis
Instructor of History
Ph.D., Auburn University

Specialties: Slavery in America and the Atlantic World; Elites and People of Color in the Atlantic World; African American History; Women's History   

Office: 203 G. W. Trenholm Hall
Phone: 334-229-5813


Political Science Faculty



Byrdie Larkin
Professor and Coordinator of Political Science
Ph.D., Atlanta University

Specialties: American, State and Local Governments; African Americans in the Political System; Comparative Political Politics; Scope and Methods in Political Science

Office: 208 G.W. Trenholm Hall
Phone: 334-229-4373

s. abidde  

Sabella Ogbobode Abidde
Associate Professor of Political Science
Ph.D., Howard University

Specialties: Politics of Developing Nations; Global and Transnational Issues; U.S. Government and Institutions; International Relations; African Politics and Institutions

Office: 200 G.W. Trenholm Hall
Phone: 334-229-4472

a. mezzell        

Ann Mezzell
Assistant Professor of Political Science
Ph.D., University of Georgia

Specialties: State Failure; Third-Party Intervention; Peacekeeping and Post-Conflict Reconstruction; U.S. Foreign Policy

Office: 200 G.W. Trenholm Hall
Phone: 334-229-5818

a hoffman  

Alecia D. Hoffman
Instructor of Political Science
Ph.D., Clark Atlanta University

Specialties: African Politics; International Politics and Development; American Politics

Office: 211 G.W. Trenholm Hall
Phone: 334-229-4001


Adjunct Faculty


Political Science

Joseph Caver Colonel B.K. Haynes
Mahua Gosh Dr. D'Linell Finley
Judy Pennic-Houston 
Dr. Howard Robinson
Craig Rogers  

Professors Emeritus


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