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History & Anthropology

Faculty & Staff


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Christopher DeRosa, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department Chair


Full-time Faculty

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Heidi Bludau, Ph.D.

Lecturer, Applied Anthropology
Career Advising Mentor
Scholarly interests: Medical anthropology; Business anthropology; Globalization; Migration; Identity

Melissa A. Brzycki,

Melissa A. Brzycki, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Scholarly interests: East Asia, Childhood and Youth, Popular Culture, Gender and Sexuality, Public History, Digital Humanities

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Kenneth L. Campbell, Ph.D.

Scholarly interests: The Beatles, Irish History, British History, European History

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Manuel Chavez, Ph.D.

Director of Philosophy Program

Veronica Davidov

Veronica Davidov, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Director of Graduate Program in Anthropology

Hillary DelPrete, Ph.D.

Hillary DelPrete, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Biological Anthropology
Scholarly interests: Human Variation, secular trend, skeletal change, Evolution

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Maureen Dorment

Senior Lecturer

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Geoffrey Fouad, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Geography
Director of GIS Program
Scholarly interests: Geographic Information Systems, Geography, Remote Sensing

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William M. Gorman

Scholarly interests: Federal Budget, National Security spending (Homeland Security in particular), United States tax policy, Differing views on Economic regulation

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Brian Greenberg, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus of History

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Adam R. Heinrich, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

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Frederick McKitrick, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Chair, Department of Art & Design

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William P. Mitchell, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus of Anthropology

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Brooke Nappi, M.A.

Scholarly interests: Cultural Anthropology (U.S.); Gender and Sexuality, Race/Diversity and Inclusion; Education; the Supernatural; Body and Embodiment, Phenomenology

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Katherine Parkin, Ph.D.

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

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Maryanne Rhett, Ph.D.

Director of Graduate Program in History
Scholarly interests: Islam, Comics, Nationalism

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Karen Schmelzkopf, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Scholarly interests: tourism, urbanization, maps and mapping, human geography

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Richard Veit, Ph.D.


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Hettie Williams, Ph.D.

Associate Professor in African American History
President of the African American Intellectual History Society (AAIHS)
Scholarly interests: African American intellectual history, gender in U.S. history, and race studies

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Melissa Ziobro, M.A.

Specialist Professor, Public History
Scholarly interests: Public History (Museums/Archives, Oral History, etc), U.S. History, NJ History


Part-time Faculty

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Adam Black

Instructor of History
Scholarly Interests: Military History, The History & Psychology of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, U.S. Political History, and World Mythologies

Paula Burns-Ricciardi

Instructor of History

Nicola Desanctis

Instructor of History

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Ryan Eckert

Instructor of History

Levi Fox


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Noah Lipman, J.D.

Instructor of History

Joey Lipp


Matthew O'Brien

Instructor of History

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Anne Ricculli

Instructor of History

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Louis Rolsky, Ph.D.

Instructor of Religious Studies

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Keri Sansevere, PhD

Instructor of Anthropology

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Kathleen Smith-Wenning

Instructor of Anthropology

Jennifer Swerida

Instructor of History



Debora Graas

Office Coordinator


Emeritus Professors

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Stanton W. Green, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus
Scholarly Interests: Irish Archaeology, Public Archaeology, Archaeological Theory, GIS, The Culture of Higher Education, Career mentoring, Baseball and American History

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Brian Greenberg, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus of History

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Glenn E. King, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus of History and Anthropology

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William P. Mitchell, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus of Anthropology