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Emeritus Faculty

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T. Harry Baker

Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin

Fields: Twentieth Century U.S.;



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Lester J. Bilsky

Ph.D. University of Washington

Fields: Chinese History,

Environmental History


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S. Charles Bolton

Ph.D. University of Wisconsin

Fields: American Colonial; American Religion

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Charles W. Bowlus

Ph.D. University of Massachusetts

Fields: Medieval Europe; Medieval

Military History


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Richard Dixon

M.A. University of Arkansas at Fayetteville   


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Bedford K. Hadley
Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin
Latin American History


Gerald Hansen

Ph.D. Louisiana State University

Field: Geography


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William A. (Dolph) Owings

Ph.D. Florida State University

Fields: The Balkans; World Military

History; Conspiracy and Revolution


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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;



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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

Frances Ross

Updated 5.15.2014