History Experts

Faculty experts in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences can provide insightful analysis, opinions and comment on a diverse array of topics. For information on History, contact the experts listed here. If you need more help, please email Lori Harwood, director of External Relations, or call (520) 626-3846.



 Alison Futrell, History

  • Expertise: Roman Empire; ancient history; Mediterranean archaeology; Iron Age; Western civilization
  • afutrell@email.arizona.edu (520) 626-8428

 Celeste Gonzales de Bustamante, Journalism

  • Expertise: history and development of television news and media in Latin America; effects of Mexico’s drug war on journalists
  • celesteg@email.arizona.edu, (520) 621-3189

 Benjamin Irvin, History

  • Expertise: American Revolution; Founding Fathers; manhood and masculinity
  • irvin@email.arizona.edu. (520) 621-1586

 Susan C. Karant–Nunn, Division for Late Medieval and Reformation Studies

  • Expertise: late Medieval and early modern European history; the religious Reformation(s) of the 16th-17th centuries; women, gender, family in early modern Europe
  • karantnu@u.arizona.edu, (520) 621-1284

 Oscar Martinez, History

 John W. Olsen, School of Anthropology

 Edward Wright, Judaic Studies