Faculty in the Department of History
Kyle G. Volk Associate Professor of History; Chair of the Department of HistoryOffice: LA 252
Fall 2021: Mondays, 1-3pm; and by appointment. Office-hour meetings will be conducted in person, but I'm also available (by appointment) via Zoom (please use this link to enter the "waiting room").Field of Study:
- United States Political, Intellectual, and Legal History
- Democracy, Capitalism, & the American State
- Civil Rights & Civil Liberties
- Law, Public Policy, & Political Economy
Claire Rydell Arcenas Assistant Professor of History; Director of Undergraduate StudiesOffice: LA 261
Fall 2021: Tuesdays, 1-3pm; and by appointment. Office-hour meetings will be conducted in person, but I am also available to meet via Zoom by appointment (please use this link to enter the "waiting room").Field of Study:
American History; Intellectual History; History of Political Thought and Politics; History of Education; History of the Atlantic World; Historiography; Digital Humanities.
Scott Arcenas Assistant ProfessorOffice: LA 263
Wednesdays, 2:00-3:30, and by appointmentField of Study:
European History; Political, Economic, and Social History of the Ancient Mediterranean; Digital History; Ancient Historiography; Greek and Latin Literature
Richard Drake Lucile Speer Research Chair in Politics and HistoryOffice: University Hall 314
I will be on research leave during fall 2021 and not available for regular office hours
Students wishing to confer with me may do so by appointment.
To arrange a Zoom or in-person meeting, you can reach me at 243-2981 and at email@example.com. See the Zoom meeting link below.
I will be teaching in the spring of 2022 and will post regular office hours for that semesterField of Study:
Modern European Social, Cultural, and Intellectual History; Italian History; Terrorism; Contemporary Europe; Historiography; Modern American Foreign Policy
Anya Jabour Regents Professor of HistoryOffice: LA 254
Tuesdays, 1-2pm and by appointment. All office-hour meetings will be conducted via Zoom (use this link to enter the "waiting room").Field of Study:
U.S. Social, Political, and Cultural History; Women, Family, Gender, and Sexuality; The American South; Progressive Era and New Deal
Jody Pavilack Associate Professor of History; Director of Graduate StudiesOffice: LA 265
Mon, 9-10 & Wed, 11-12, on ZOOM:
Professor Pavilack's Zoom Link for office hours and meetings
Be patient in the waiting room. I will let you in or message you as as quickly as I can.
To meet in my office or via Zoom at a different time; email me.
Field of Study:
Modern Latin American History; Social, Cultural, and Political History; Labor; Historical Memory
Tobin Miller Shearer Professor of History; Director of African-American StudiesOffice: LA 262
Spring Semester 2021
Wednesdays, 1-3:00 p.m.
Please use this Zoom link: https://umontana.zoom.us/j/93500992746
No appointment required but advance notice always appreciated.
And gladly by appointment.Field of Study:
African-American History; Race; Religious History; Children's History; Anabaptist History; Civil Rights movement History; social movement history;
Leif Fredrickson Visiting Assistant Professor of HistoryOffice: LA 260
Tuesday 2pm-4pm or by appointment, via Zoom: Click to enter waiting room.Field of Study:
Environmental, urban, social and political history. History of science and technology. Public history, digital humanities, spatial humanities.
Gillian Glaes Visiting Associate Professor of HistoryOffice: LA 259
T/TH 12:30-1:30 p.m. & by appointment (via Zoom / Please email me for the link.)Field of Study:
Modern Transnational and Global History; Europe, Africa, and Latin America; Postcolonialism and the State
Associate Research Professor
Field of Study:
History of conservation, Indians and the environment, the fur trade, National Park Service organizational history
Office: NAC 203D (closed) No in-person meetings, please e-mail
Office: Stone Hall 303B
Associate Director, Central and Southwest Asia Program