History Faculty

Philis Maria Barragan-Goetz, Ph.D. head shot Philis Maria Barragan-Goetz, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of History
Professor Barragan-Goetz Email
210-784-2200
CAB 313-F
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Research and Scholarly Interests:
U.S. History from 1865
Mexican American History, 1848 to Present
Historical Analysis


Dolph Briscoe, Ph.D. head shot Dolph Briscoe, Ph.D.
Lecturer of History
Dolph Briscoe Email
210-784-2211
CAB 348-F
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Research and Scholarly Interests:
Texas
Twentieth Century United States
Political History
Era of the 1960s in the United States
The Civil Rights Movement
The United States Presidency
Lyndon Baines Johnson and his times
Mexico 


William S. Bush, Ph.D. head shot William S. Bush, Ph.D.
Professor of History
Professor Bush Email
(210) 784-2200
CAB 347-E
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Research and Scholarly Interests:
U.S. History
Social and Cultural History
History of Children and Youth
Policy History
History of Juvenile Justice


Francis X. Galan, Ph.D. head shot Francis Galan, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of History
Francis Galan Email
(210) 784-2235 
CAB 313-I
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Research and Scholarly Interests:
Tejano; Slavery, Smuggling, Revolution, and Oil in Mexico
Texas, and Louisiana; Sephardic Jewish Diaspora in Latin America


Elizabeth Hasseler, Ph.D. headshot Elizabeth Hasseler, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of History
Elizabeth Hasseler Email
(210) 784-2235 
CAB 313-C
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Research and Scholarly Interests:
Medieval Europe
Religious history
Narrative, memory, and history writing
Borderlands history
Scandinavia and Britain


William Kiser, Ph.D. Headshot William Kiser, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of History
Professor Kiser Email
210-784-2264
CAB 313-J
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Research and Scholarly Interests:
Southwest Borderlands
Native American
19th Century U.S.
Slavery in the West


Sandra Lara, Ph.D. head shot Sandra Lara, Ph.D.
Lecturer of History
Professor Sandra Lara Email
210-784-2809
CAB 338-M
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Research and Scholarly Interests:
Nineteenth and twentieth-century Mexican history
Latin American history
Borderlands history
Gender history


April Najjaj, Ph.D. headshot April Najjaj, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of History
April Najjaj Email
210-784-2266
CAB 313-C
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Islamic Spain
Medieval Europe
Women’s studies
Post-Colonialism


Amy M. Porter, Ph.D. head shot Amy M. Porter, Ph.D.
Professor of History 
Amy Porter Email
(210) 784-2208
CAB 313-H
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Research and Scholarly Interests:
Spanish Colonial Borderlands History
Early U.S. History
Women’s History
Texas History.


Katherine Skrabanek head shot Katherine Skrabanek, M.A.
Lecturer of History 
Katherine Skrabanek Email
(210) 784-2244 
CAB 313 
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Research and Scholarly Interests:
Material Culture
Gender Studies
Social and Cultural History
Childhood History
18th and 19th Century


Edward B. Westermann, Ph.D. head shot Edward B. Westermann, Ph.D.
Professor of History 
Edward Westermann Email
(210) 784-2213
CAB 313-G
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Research and Scholarly Interests:
Holocaust and Genocide Studies
Nazi Germany
World War II
Air Power