Emeritus Faculty

T. Harrison Baker
Harry Baker

Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin

Fields: Twentieth Century U.S.;



Lester BilskyLester J. Bilsky

Ph.D. University of Washington

Fields: Chinese History,

Environmental History


S. Charles Bolton
Charles Bolton

Ph.D. University of Wisconsin

Fields: American Colonial; American Religion




Charles Bowlus
Charles W. Bowlus

Ph.D. University of Massachusetts

Fields: Medieval Europe; Medieval

Military History


Richard Dixon


Richard Dixon

M.A. University of Arkansas at Fayetteville



Bedford K. Hadley
Bedford K. Hadley

Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin
Latin American History



Gerald Hansen

Ph.D. Louisiana State University

Field: Geography


W. A. Owings
William A. (Dolph) Owings

Ph.D. Florida State University

Fields: The Balkans; World Military

History; Conspiracy and Revolution


Stephen Recken
Stephen J. Recken

Died 2010

Ph.D. Washington State University

Fields: Public History, Twentieth Century America


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Peter Thomas Sherrill

Ph.D. Vanderbilt University

Fields: England; British Empire;



Harold T. Smith
Harold T. Smith

Ph.D. University of Nevada, Reno

Fields: U.S. Diplomatic History;



C. Fred Williams

University of Oklahoma

Fields: Arkansas, American West


Leroy T. Williams

University of Toledo

Fields: African-American, Labor



Frances Ross

University of Fayetteville

Fields:  Women’s History, Oral History