Department Chair

John Grider Profile of John Grider Office hours
Associate Professor
401A Wimberly Hall
Specialty areas:

Maritime history, Labor & Working-class history, Native American history, and history of the American West

Academic Department Associate

Department people

Ariel Beaujot Profile of Ariel Beaujot
Associate Professor
403A Wimberly Hall
Specialty areas:

Public History, World History, European History, British History, Fashion, Material Culture, Gender Studies

Deborah Buffton Profile of Deborah Buffton Office hours
403H Wimberly Hall
Specialty areas:

Modern France, Modern China, effects of war on society, peace movements

Mark Chavalas Profile of Mark Chavalas Office hours
403D Wimberly Hall
Specialty areas:

Ancient Near East, Classical, Biblical, archaeology:  


links:  CV: /History/ChavalasVITA.pdf

Article on Faith and History: /History/chavalasJETS.pdf

Gerald Iguchi Profile of Gerald Iguchi
Assistant Professor
403P Wimberly Hall
Specialty areas: Japanese History, Asian History, and World History; Cultural Studies; Buddhism and other Religions
James Longhurst Profile of James Longhurst Office hours
Associate Professor
403F Wimberly Hall
Specialty areas:

public policy, urban environmental history, transportation and bicycle history, and the social and cultural history of modern America

Víctor Macías-González Profile of Víctor Macías-González Office hours
403J Wimberly Hall
Specialty areas:

Latin American, Mexican, Latina/o, and Gender and Sexuality, and Cultural history.  Focus on nineteenth-century Mexico, especially the Porfiriato (1876-1911). Interests include diplomacy, transnational migration, Mexican diaspora, consumption and material culture, masculinity, Latin@s in the Midwest, and the homophile movement.

Gita Pai Profile of Gita Pai Office hours
Associate Professor
403L Wimberly Hall
Specialty areas:

South Asian studies; British empire; Hinduism in south India and the diaspora; colonialism and modernity

Kenneth Shonk Profile of Kenneth Shonk Office hours
Associate Professor
403C Wimberly Hall
Specialty areas:

Modern Ireland, History of Rock 'n' Roll, Social Studies Education, World History

Patricia Stovey Profile of Patricia Stovey
Assistant Professor
403E Wimberly Hall
Specialty areas: Regional Director, National History Day
Tiffany Trimmer Profile of Tiffany Trimmer Office hours
Assistant Professor
403B Wimberly Hall
Specialty areas:

World History, Migration History, How La Crosse Connects to World History, British Empire 19th-20th C., Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (Historical Contextualization Skills)

Jennifer Trost Profile of Jennifer Trost Office hours
Associate Professor
336A Wimberly Hall
Specialty areas:

History of Identity Theft and Impersonation; Swindling; History of Identification and Surveillance Policy; White-Collar Crime; Juvenile Justice Policy

Emeritus Faculty

Jean Helliesen

Jess Hollenback

Charles Lee

Gary Kuhn

Curtis Kang

Bruce Mouser

James Parker

William Pemberton

James Potts

Shelley Sinclair

Richard Snyder

Gregory P. Wegner

Martin Zanger