History & Political Science Department

Faculty and Staff

Contact

Georgette Viteri

Georgette Viteri

Senior Department Assistant
585-389-2497
gviteri8@naz.edu
Golisano Academic Center 409
Additional Positions:
Senior Department Assistant in Philosophy
Senior Department Assistant in Foreign Languages & Literature

Faculty

Timothy Kneeland

Timothy Kneeland

Professor and Chairperson
585-389-2649
tkneela8@naz.edu
Golisano Academic Center 454
Additional Positions:
Director in Center for Public History
Bio

Education: B.A. and M.A., SUNY Buffalo; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

Areas of Academic Interest: American politics, political history, public history, history of science and medicine, African-American history, and women's history.

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Isabel Cordova

Isabel Cordova

Associate Professor
585-389-2494
icordov1@naz.edu
Golisano Academic Center 460
Bio

Education: B.A. Macalester College; M.A. University of Puerto Rico; Ph.D. University of Michigan

Teaching and Research Interests: Latin America and the Caribbean, the Atlantic world, medicine and reproduction, gender and cultural studies.

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Nevan Fisher

Nevan Fisher

Associate Professor of History
585-389-2497
nfisher2@naz.edu
Additional Positions:
Associate Vice President for Global Programs and Executive Director of the Center for International Education in Center for International Education
Bio

Education: B.A., Wake Forest University; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Virginia

Teaching and Research Interests: 20th Century Chinese Social and Cultural History; East Asian Christianity; East and Southeast Asian Social History; Revolution and War in Asia

Paul G. Kramer

Paul G. Kramer

Assistant Professor
585-389-2659
pkramer8@naz.edu
Golisano Academic Center 457
Bio

Education: B.A., Bard College at Simon’s Rock; M.Phil, University of Oxford; Ph.D., University of Auckland

Areas of Academic Interest: queer international relations; postcolonial theory; qualitative research methods

Thomas J. Lappas

Thomas J. Lappas

Professor
585-389-2655
tlappas4@naz.edu
Golisano Academic Center 459
Bio

Education: B.A., Kenyon College; M.A. and Ph.D., Indiana University

Teaching and Research Interests: Native American History, American Colonial History, American Revolution, and France in North America 1530-1763.

Olena M. Prokopovych

Olena M. Prokopovych

Associate Professor of Political Science
585-389-2495
oprokop5@naz.edu
Golisano Academic Center 458
Bio

Education: B.A . Williams College; Ph.D. Cornell University

Teaching and Research Interests: American Government and politics, constitutional history, comparative healthcare and social policy, and political philosophy.

Timothy M. Thibodeau

Timothy M. Thibodeau

Professor
585-389-2656
tthibod3@naz.edu
Golisano Academic Center 455
Bio

Faculty Advisor for Phi Alpha Theta Honor Society

Education: B.A, University of Maine; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

Teaching and Research Interests: Ancient Greece and Rome, Medieval European History, Historical Film Studies.

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Daan Braveman

Daan Braveman

President
585-389-2001
dbravem7@naz.edu
Smyth Hall 101
Bio

Education: J.D., University of Pennsylvania

Teaching and Research Interests: Constitutional law, civil rights, legal education, and federal Indian law.

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David A. Anderson

David A. Anderson

Lecturer
585-389-5140
danders8@naz.edu
Golisano Academic Center 367
Mary E. Feindt

Mary E. Feindt

Lecturer
585-389-2989
mfeindt1@naz.edu
Golisano Academic Center 406
Bio

Education: J.D., SUNY at Buffalo School of Law

Ann Mary Mittermeyer

Ann Mary Mittermeyer

Lecturer
585-389-2497
amitter4@naz.edu
Bio

Education:  B.A., Nazareth College; J.D., Antioch University School of Law; LL.M., George Washington University

Julia M. Novakovic

Julia M. Novakovic

Lecturer
585-389-2497
jnovako9@naz.edu
Nicholas S. Proukou

Nicholas S. Proukou

Lecturer
585-389-2497
nprouko2@naz.edu
Kathleen K. Suher

Kathleen K. Suher

Lecturer
585-389-2497
ksuher0@naz.edu
Thomas S. Tarnow

Thomas S. Tarnow

Lecturer
585-389-2497
ttarnow7@naz.edu
Kayce H. Weider

Kayce H. Weider

Lecturer
585-389-2727
kweider6@naz.edu
Golisano Academic Center 490
Bio

Education:  M.A., University of Rochester

Eric Paul Wheeler

Eric Paul Wheeler

Lecturer
585-389-2497
ewheele9@naz.edu

Professor Emeriti