History & Political Science

Faculty and Staff

Timothy Kneeland

Timothy Kneeland

Professor and Chairperson in History & Political Science
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.

Read more about his interest in politics and American culture in Dr. Kneeland's Life of the Mind article.

Isabel Cordova

Isabel Cordova

Assistant Professor in History & Political Science
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.

Nevan Fisher

Nevan Fisher

Associate Professor in History & Political Science
585-389-2370
nfisher2@naz.edu
Golisano Academic Center 119-A
Additional Positions:
Director of INS in International Studies
Director of CIE 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

Thomas J. Lappas

Thomas J. Lappas

Associate Professor in History & Political Science
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.

Paul Morris

Paul Morris

Associate Professor in History & Political Science
585-389-2658
pmorris4@naz.edu
Golisano Academic Center 456
Bio

Education: B.A. Fairfield University; M.A. New York University

Teaching and Research Interests: Modern Europe and Russia, with special interest in Modern Revolution, terrorism and Holocaust Studies. Professor Morris is also the coordinator of student trips to Ireland.

Sharon R. Murphy

Sharon R. Murphy

Professor in History & Political Science
585-389-2659
smurphy3@naz.edu
Golisano Academic Center 457
Bio

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

Areas of Academic Interest: Middle East politics, African politics, U.S. foreign policy, general international relations

Olena M. Prokopovych

Olena M. Prokopovych

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

Director of Legal Studies Program and Pre-Law Advisor

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 in History & Political Science
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.

Georgette Viteri

Georgette Viteri

Secretary in History & Political Science
585-389-2497
gviteri8@naz.edu
Golisano Academic Center 409
Additional Positions:
Secretary in Philosophy
Secretary in Foreign Languages & Literature
Daan Braveman

Daan Braveman

President in President's Office
585-389-2004
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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Richard P. Bennett

Richard P. Bennett

Lecturer in History & Political Science
585-389-2497
rbennet4@naz.edu
Bio

Education: B.A., St. Lawrence University; M.S., C.A.S., SUNY at Brockport

Richard J. Evans

Richard J. Evans

Lecturer in History & Political Science
585-389-2497
revans2@naz.edu
Bio

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

Babacar Fall

Babacar Fall

Lecturer in History & Political Science
585-389-2497
bfall7@naz.edu
Mary E. Feindt

Mary E. Feindt

Lecturer in History & Political Science
585-389-2989
mfeindt1@naz.edu
Golisano Academic Center 406
Bio

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

Kenneth G. Goode

Kenneth G. Goode

Lecturer in History & Political Science
585-389-2497
kgoode5@naz.edu
Ann Mary Mittermeyer

Ann Mary Mittermeyer

Lecturer in History & Political Science
585-389-2497
amitter4@naz.edu
Bio

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

Kayce H. Weider

Kayce H. Weider

Lecturer in History & Political Science
585-389-2987
kweider6@naz.edu
Golisano Academic Center 490
Bio

Education:  M.A., University of Rochester