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Faculty & Staff

Chad H. Parker, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Interim Department Head
History of U.S. Foreign Relations, Twentieth-Century U.S. History, Transnational History
HLG 571 / 337-482-6900



Rose Lutz
Administrative Assistant
HLG 554/ 337-482-6900


History Faculty | Geography Faculty  | Philosophy Faculty | Emeriti Faculty | Adjunct Instructors | Affiliated Faculty

History Faculty

Ian Beamish, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of History
19th Century US, History of Slavery
HLG 541/337-482-9067

Jacqueline Beatty, Ph.D.

Visiting Assistant Professor of History
American History, Digital History
HLG 527

Robert Carriker, Ph.D.
Professor of History
Public History, 20th Century U.S., American West, History on the Move
HLG 554 / 337-482-6900

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Andrew de la Garza, Ph.D.
Asian History, Asian Military, Islamic
HLG 532/337-482-6900

Mary Farmer-Kaiser, Ph.D.
Professor of History, Dean of Graduate School
Women's History, Constitutional and Legal, 19th Century U.S.
HLG 544 / 337-482-5406

Richard Frankel, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of History
Germany, the Holocaust
HLG 542 / 337-482-5419


Elise Franklin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of History
Modern European History
HLG 536




Julia Frederick, Ph.D.
Director of the University Honors Program
Assistant Professor of History
Latin America, East Asia

D'Weston Haywood, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
African American History, 20th Century U.S.

Robin Hermann, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of History, Director of Graduate Studies
Early Modern England, Atlantic and British Empire
HLG 540 / 337-482-5420

Jordan Kellman, Ph.D.
Dean, College of Liberal Arts
Professor of History
History of Science, French History
HLG 101 / 337-482-6219


Sung Yup Kim, Ph.D.
Visiting Assistant Professor of History
American History
HLG 528


Michael Martin, Ph.D.
Director - Center for Louisiana Studies
Professor of History
Louisiana History, the South, Public History, Local History

Carl J. Richard, Ph.D.
Professor of History
U.S. History
HLG 534 / 337-482-5410

Chester M. Rzadkiewicz

Chester M. Rzadkiewicz, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of History
Russian History, American Cinema, The Cold War
HLG 539 / 482-5415

Liz Skilton

Liz Skilton, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of History
U.S., Gender, South
HLG 530 / 337-482-6900

Lena Suk

Lena Suk, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of History
HLG 538 / 337-482-5409
Latin America, Gender, Cinema, Race, Brazil


Geography Faculty

Kathleen Espinoza

Kathleen Schott Espinoza, M.A.
Senior Instructor of Geography
Latin America, Political Geography, Geographic Education
HLG 567 / 337-482-6900


Paul Zunkel, Ph.D.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Geography
HLG 570

Philosophy Faculty

István S. N. Berkeley, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Philosophy of Cognitive Science, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science, History of Modern Philosophy, Critical Thinking
HLG 564 / 337 482-6807

Andrea D. Conque, Ph.D.
Instructor of Philosophy
Political Philosophy, Ethics, Biomedical Ethics, Continental Philosophy, Feminist Theory, Ontology
HLG 559 / 337 482-1060

Micah Dugas, Ph.D.
Visiting Instructor of Philosophy
Meta-Epistemology, Epistemology
HLG 562 / 337 482-1771

Keith Korcz, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Epistemology, Metaphysics, History of Modern Philosophy, Applied Ethics
HLG 563 / 337 482-6806

Jesse Saloom, M.A.
Adjunct Instructor of Philosophy
Reasoning and Decision-Making, Ethics
HLG 560 /

Emeriti Faculty



Vaughan Baker, Ph.D.

Carl Brasseaux, Ph.D.

Richard Cusimano, Ph.D.

Tom Schoonover, Ph.D.

Judith F. Gentry, Ph.D.

Adjunct Instructors



Jordan Begnaud

Will Spears

Arthur White, Ph.D.


Corey Hotard, Ph.D.

Affiliated Faculty


Dr. Dasgupta, Subrata

Eminent Scholar Endowed Chair in Computer Science

Email: subrata@louisiana dot edu
Tel: 337-482-1131

Research Area:
Intelligent Systems.