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Faculty & Staff

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Christopher DeRosa, Ph.D.

Associate Professor;
Department Chair

History and Anthropology

Howard Hall, 345

Full-Time Faculty

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Julius Adekunle, Ph.D.

Professor;
Director of African Diaspora Studies;
Scholarly interests: Politics, religion, culture, leadership

Phone: 732-571-4478

Melissa A. Brzycki,

Melissa A. Brzycki, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor;
Scholarly interests: East Asia, Childhood & Youth, Popular Culture, Gender & Sexuality;
Director of Graduate Program in History

Phone: 732-263-5709

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Kenneth L. Campbell, Ph.D.

Professor;
Scholarly interests: British History, the Beatles, Bruce Springsteen, the 1960s, Irish History

Phone: 732-263-5269

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Manuel Chávez, Ph.D.

Lecturer;
Director of Philosophy Program

Phone: 732-263-5738

Veronica Davidov, Ph.D.

Associate Professor;
Director of Graduate Program in Anthropology

Phone: 732-571-7502

Hillary DelPrete, Ph.D.

Hillary DelPrete, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Biological Anthropology

Phone: 732-571-4458

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Maureen Dorment

Senior Lecturer;
Department Advising Coordinator

Phone: 732-263-5522

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William M. Gorman

Lecturer;
Scholarly interests: Federal Budget, National Security spending, US tax policy, economic regulation

Phone: 732-263-5423

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Adam R. Heinrich, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Phone: 732-263-5509

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Frederick McKitrick, Ph.D.

Associate Professor;
Chair, Department of Art & Design

Phone: 732-263-5752

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Brooke Nappi, M.A.

Lecturer — On leave, Fall 2023

Phone: 732-571-3610

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Katherine Parkin, Ph.D.

Professor;
Jules Plangere, Jr., Endowed Chair in American Social History

Phone: 732-571-4492

Maryanne Rhett

Maryanne Rhett, Ph.D.

Professor;
Scholarly interests: Islam, Comics, Nationalism

Phone: 732-263-5768

Eileen Walsh

Lecturer

Hettie V. Williams, Ph.D.

Associate Professor in African American History;
President of the African American Intellectual History Society (AAIHS)

Phone: 732-263-5703

Part-time Faculty

MacKenzie Avallone

Adjunct

Phone: 732-571-3440

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Adam Black

Instructor of History;
Scholarly Interests: Military History, History & Psychology of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Phone: 732-263-5650

Melanie Dieg

Adjunct

Phone: 732-571-3440

Ryan Eckert

Ryan Eckert, Ed.D.

Adjunct

Phone: 732-571-3440

Bill Elwell

Adjunct

Phone: 732-571-3440

Michael Fischer

Adjunct

Phone: 732-571-3440

Robert Grasso

Adjunct

Phone: 732-263-5663

George Higgins

Adjunct

Jenny Isaacs

Adjunct

Atina Knowles

Adjunct

Anela Layugan

Adjunct

Killian Mann

Adjunct

Sean McHugh

Adjunct

Phone: 732-571-3662

Matthew Mopsick

Adjunct

Phone: 732-571-3440

Sean Nepveu

Adjunct

Phone: 732-571-3440

Matthew O’Brien

Instructor of History

Phone: 732-263-5741

Kevin Rooney, J.D.

Adjunct

Phone: 732-571-3440

Lesley Schierenbeck

Adjunct

Phone: 732-571-3440

Jennifer Swerida

Instructor of History

John Tangeman

Adjunct

Phone: 732-571-3440

Mariana Tepfenhart

Adjunct

Phone: 732-571-3440

Meghan Vatter

Adjunct

Staff

Debora Graas

Office Coordinator

Phone: 732-571-3440

Emeritus Professors

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Stanton W. Green, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus;
Scholarly Interests: Irish Archaeology, Public Archaeology, Archaeological Theory, GIS, Baseball & American History

Phone: 732-571-3440

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Brian Greenberg, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus of History

Phone: 732-571-4477

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William P. Mitchell, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus of Anthropology

Phone: 732-263-5644

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Thomas S. Pearson, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus of History;
Scholarly interests: Russian History 19th-20th Centuries, Political History of Post-Soviet Russia, State and Local Government, Russian State and Peasants, Russian Cinema

Phone: 732-571-3534

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Karen Schmelzkopf, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus of Geography

Phone: 732-571-3602