Faculty

  • Nathan Marvin
      Nathan E. Marvin has a Ph.D. in history from Johns Hopkins University. His work explores the entangled histories of race, slavery, and religion…  
  • Andrew Amstutz
    Andrew Amstutz received his PhD in history from Cornell University in 2017. His work explores the intertwined histories of religion, science, and literature in…  
  • Charles W. Romney
    Charles W. Romney, Associate Professor of History, received his doctorate in history from UCLA. From 2010 to 2018, he coordinated the History Department’s M.A.…  
  • Marta Cieslak
      Marta Cieslak received her Ph.D. from the University at Buffalo and joined the Department of History at UALR in 2017. Dr. Cieslak specializes…  
  • Brian Keith Mitchell
    Dr. Brian Keith Mitchell is a native of New Orleans, Louisiana and has been a resident of Arkansas nearly ten years. He teaches in…  
  • Michael W. Heil
    Michael W. Heil joined the history faculty at UALR as an assistant professor in fall 2015. He previously held a visiting position at Hendrix College. Michael…  
  • David Baylis
      David Baylis joined the Department of History at UA-Little Rock as an assistant professor of geography in the fall of 2018. Prior to moving…  
  • Katrina Yeaw
    Katrina Yeaw received a PhD in modern Middle Eastern and North African history from Georgetown University in 2018. Her research interests include gender, race,…  
  • Jess C. Porter
    Jess Porter, Chair of the History Department, Associate Professor and Coordinator of Geography, came to UALR in 2009 and holds a PhD from Oklahoma…  
  • Vincent A. Vinikas
    Vincent Vinikas joined the department in 1983 and holds a Ph.D. from Columbia University. He is the faculty advisor to Phi Alpha Theta and…