North America

Standing Faculty

  • Eiichiro Azuma

    Alan Charles Kors Term Associate Professor of History

    Asian American, Japanese American, Modern Japan, U.S. Immigration. and Race/Ethnic Relations
  • Mia Bay

    Roy F. and Jeannette P. Nichols Chair in American History

    American and African American intellectual, cultural and social history
  • Mary Frances Berry

    Geraldine R. Segal Professor of American Social Thought, Professor of History

    U.S. constitutional and legal, African-American
  • Kathleen M Brown

    David Boies Professor of History

    Early America (to 1865); comparative slavery; comparative race, gender and sex; Atlantic; abolition and human rights
  • Brent Cebul

    Assistant Professor of History

    Twentieth-century U.S.; political; capitalism, business and political economy; urban and regional
  • Sarah Barringer Gordon

    Arlin M. Adams Professor of Constitutional Law and Professor of History

    American religious history, law and religion, and legal history
  • Sarah L. H. Gronningsater

    Assistant Professor of History

    18th- and 19th-century U.S.; political, legal, social, and constitutional history
  • Walter Licht

    Walter H. Annenberg Professor of History

    U.S., labor, and economic history
  • Walter A. McDougall

    Professor of History, Alloy-Ansin Professor of International Relations

    European and U.S. diplomatic, Western civilization, technology and international relations
  • Amy C. Offner

    Assistant Professor of History

    Twentieth-century US and Latin America, transnational history, capitalism and political economy, empire and foreign relations
  • Kathy Peiss

    Roy F. and Jeannette P. Nichols Professor of American History

    20th century U.S.; women, gender, and sexuality; cultural history
  • Daniel K. Richter

    Roy F. and Jeannette P. Nichols Professor of American History

    Colonial America; Native American
  • Robert St. George

    Associate Professor of History

    Transculturation and appropriation in ethnography, memory, and material life in world cultures. Trans-regional, comparative colonialism and empires. Performance Studies.
  • Beth S. Wenger

    Moritz and Josephine Berg Professor of History; Department Chair

    Jewish history (American and European), gender, ethnic and religious history

Associated Faculty
Associated Faculty: Graduate Group Member

  • Max Cavitch

    Associate Professor, English

    Early America
  • Marybeth Gasman

    Professor, Graduate School of Education

    19th and 20th century U.S., African-American history
  • Amy Kaplan

    Professor, English

    American studies, U.S. imperialism
  • M. Susan Lindee

    Professor, History & Sociology of Science

    Technology and medicine in the U.S.
  • Sharrona Pearl

    Assistant Professor, Annenberg School for Communication

    Culture and communication studies
  • Wendell Pritchett

    Provost; Presidential Professor of Law and Education

    U.S. urban history
  • Rogers M. Smith

    Christopher Browne Professor, Political Science

    U.S. politics, 1789-present

Associated Faculty
Associated Faculty: Adjunct Appointment

  • Ira Harkavy

    Founding Director and Associate Vice President, Netter Center for Community Partnerships, University of Pennsylvania; Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics

    U.S. urban, social
  • Bruce Lenthall

    Director, Center for Teaching and Learning; Adjunct Associate Professor of History

    20th-century U.S., cultural, political, media

Associated Faculty
Associated Faculty: Secondary Appointment
Associated Faculty: Graduate Group Member

  • Serena Mayeri

    Professor of Law and History

    20th century U.S., constitutional and legal; women and gender
  • Daniel M.G. Raff

    Associate Professor of Management, Wharton School

    Urban history, public policy, and historical demography
  • Mark J. Stern

    Professor of Social Welfare and History, School of Social Policy & Practice; Director, Urban Studies Program



Graduate Students