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History at UCM

Understanding today's complex world and seeking the best vision for tomorrow.

M.A. in History at UCM

Explore the depths of history and discover new ways to think about the past.

Social Studiesat UCM

Explore innovative techniques and proven methods for a career in education.

Africana Studies at UCM

Discover multicultural contributions throughout history and inspire change.

Anthropology at UCM

Contribute to the rich diversity of the rapidly changing world.

Graduate Faculty




Micah A. Alpaugh, Ph.D. (University of California Irvine)

     French Revolution

     Early Modern and Modern Europe

     Atlantic World


Daniel Crews, Ph.D. (Auburn University)

     Early Modern Spain

     Latin America

     Renaissance Humanism


Delia Gillis, Ph.D. (University of Missouri-Columbia)

     South Africa


Sean Kim, Ph.D. (Harvard University)

     Korean History

     East Asian History

     Religious and Cultural History


Mary Ellen Rowe, Ph.D. (University of Washington)

     Early Medieval Europe

     Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome


Eric Tenbus, Ph.D. (Florida State University)

     British and Irish History

     Nineteenth-Century Europe

     Middle Eastern History


United States


Jessica A. Cannon, Ph.D. (Rice University)

     U.S. Civil War and Reconstruction

     Nineteenth-Century America

     U.S. Military History


Delia Gillis, Ph.D. (University of Missouri-Columbia)

     African American History

     Twentieth-Century U.S. History


Mary Ellen Rowe, Ph.D. (University of Washington)

     Native American History


Sara Brooks Sundberg, Ph.D. (Louisiana State University)

     Women and Gender in America

     Colonial America and Early Republic

     Westward Expansion


Jon Taylor, Ph.D. (University of Missouri-Columbia)

     Late Nineteenth and Twentieth-Century U.S. History

     Public History

     Missouri History and the Truman Presidency




Amber R. Clifford-Napoleone, Ph.D. (University of Kansas)

     Cultural Studies and Museum Studies

     Anthropology of Gender


Jeffrey Yelton, Ph.D. (University of Missouri-Columbia)

     Historical Archaeology



Social Studies


Starlynn Nance, Ph.D. (University of Oklahoma)

     Social Studies Education