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Faculty - Department of History

 

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Meet our faculty

Our faculty are active scholars and teachers who hail from a wide range of educational backgrounds and cover many facets of the historical discipline today, including cultural and social history, public history, digital humanities, field archaeology, and anthropology. All full-time faculty hold PhDs in history and have published extensively in their field of study. Our faculty and instructors are committed to working closely with Messiah University history majors, mentoring and advising them regarding their coursework, independent research projects, and career planning.

David K. Pettegrew
David K. Pettegrew

Professor of History and Archaeology (on Research Leave Fall 2021)

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John Fea
John Fea

Professor of History, Assistant chair of Department of History, Politics and International relations

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Joseph P. Huffman
Joseph P. Huffman

Distinguished Professor of European History

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James B. LaGrand
James B. LaGrand

Professor of American History, Director of the University Honors Program

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Bernardo A. Michael
Bernardo A. Michael

Professor of History

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Sarah Myers
Sarah Myers

Assistant Professor of History

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Cathay Snyder
Cathay Snyder

Instructor, United States Survey, and Coordinator, National History Day

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Norm Wilson
Norm Wilson

Professor of History

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