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jenniferheveloneharper

Jennifer Hevelone-Harper

Chair, Department of History
Professor of History

Teaching Fields:
Late Antiquity, Byzantium, Early Islam, Medieval and Early Modern Europe

Research Fields:
Christian Spirituality in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages, Byzantine Gaza and Palestine, Development of Christian Thought

Selected Publications:
“Desert Fathers and Desert Literature,” Encyclopedia of Ancient History (Oxford: Blackwell, ... more ➔

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Stephen Alter

Stephen Alter

Professor of History

Research Fields:
19th Century American Social Thought, the Darwinian Revolution, Critical Bible Scholarship in America

Selected Publications:
“William Dwight Whitney and the Social Dimension of Lexical Diffusion,” Historiographia Linguistica 37: 3 (2010): 321-340.

"Separated at Birth: The Interlinked Origins of Darwin's Unconscious Selection Concept and the Application ... more ➔

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davidgoss

David Goss

Professor in the Practice of History

Teaching Fields:
Museum Studies, Public History, Early American Maritime and Intellectual 

Research Fields:
Museum Studies, New England Puritanism, American Revolution, New England Maritime 

Selected Publications:
The Salem Witch Trials: A Reference Guide. (Westport: Greenwood Press, 2008).

Salem: Cornerstones of a Historic City. (Commonwealth ... more ➔

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Nicholas Rowe

Nicholas Rowe

Associate Vice President for Student and Global Engagement
Lecturer

Dr. Rowe lectures in the History major and the Black Studies minor programs. He serves on the President’s Cabinet as Associate Vice President for Student and Global Engagement. Since obtaining his doctorate in 1997, he has served in faculty and administrative roles in the United States and South Africa. Although his original training is in the history of cultural identity formation in the Atlantic world, his research and teaching interests ... more ➔

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