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Faculty & Staff


Justin Castro

 

Dr. Justin Castro

Professor of History

Department Chair
Interim Chair of Criminology, Sociology & Geography

Phone: (870) 972-2696
Office: HSS, 4007C

 

Laura Surdyk

 

Ms. Laura Surdyk

Administrative Specialist II

Phone: (870) 972-3046
Office: HSS, 4007

 

Lucy Barnhouse

 

Dr. Lucy Barnhouse

Assistant Professor of History

Medieval Studies Minor Coordinator

Office: HSS, 4025

 

Kellie Wilson-Buford

 

Dr. Kellie Wilson-Buford

Associate Professor of History

Office: HSS, 4036

 

James Conway

 

Dr. James Conway

Assistant Professor of History

African American Studies Minor Coordinator

Phone: (870) 972-3257
Office: HSS, 4014

 

Andrea Davis

 

Dr. Andrea Davis

Assistant Professor of History

Phone: 870-972-8067
Office: HSS, 4038

 

Gary Edwards

 

Dr. Gary Edwards

Associate Professor of History

Phone: (870) 972-2313
Office: HSS, 4046

 

Erik Gilbert

 

Dr. Erik Gilbert

Professor of History

Director of Graduate Studies

Phone: (870) 972-2137
Office: HSS, 2059

 

Gina S. Hogue

 

Dr. Gina S. Hogue

Associate Dean

Associate Professor of History

Phone: (870) 972-3973
Office: Humanities and Social Sciences, 1002E

 

Pamela Hronek

 

Dr. Pamela Hronek

Associate Professor of History

Phone: (870) 972 2189
Office: HSS, 4042

 

Aiqun Hu

 

Dr. Aiqun Hu

Associate Professor of History

Phone: (870) 972-2153
Office: HSS, 4018

 

Cherisse Jones-Branch

 

Dr. Cherisse Jones-Branch

Graduate School Dean

Professor of History

Phone: (870) 972-3291
Office: HSS, 4044

 

Joseph Key

 

Dr. Joseph Key

Associate Professor of History

Phi Alpha Theta Advisor

Phone: 870-972-2698
Office: HSS, 4020

 

Heather McNamee

 

Dr. Heather McNamee

BSE Social Science Program Director

Early College Programs Coordinator

Office: HSS, 4032

 

William Maynard

 

Dr. William Maynard

Associate Professor of History

Phone: (870) 972-2125
Office: HSS, 4048

 

Edward Salo

 

Dr. Edward Salo

Associate Director of Heritage Studies

Associate Professor of History
Historic Preservationist

Phone: (870) 972-3130
Office: HSS, 2061

 

Lauri Umansky

 

Dr. Lauri Umansky

Director of Heritage Studies Ph.D. Program

Professor of History

Phone: (870) 972-3973
Office: HSS, 2062

 

Sarah Wilkerson-Freeman

 

Dr. Sarah Wilkerson-Freeman

Professor of History

Phone: (870) 972-2227
Office: HSS, 4007

 


      Graduate Assistants



Gavin Anderson

 

Mr. Gavin Anderson

Graduate Assistant

Office: HSS, 4035

 

Zane Brown

 

Mr. Zane Brown

Graduate Assistant

Office: HSS, 4035

 

Kyra Franks

 

Ms. Kyra Franks

Graduate Assistant

Office: HSS, 4039

 

Madison Garrett

 

Ms. Madison Garrett

Graduate Assistant

Phone: (870) 972-3046

Office: HSS, 4039

 

David Gleason

 

Mr. David Gleason

Graduate Assistant

Office: HSS, 4041

 


      Faculty Emeritus



Clyde Milner

 

Dr. Clyde Milner

Emeritus Professor of History

 

Brady Banta

 

Dr. Brady Banta

Emeritus Associate Professor of History