Professor of American History, Division Chair for the Social Sciences and Education, and Pre-Law Advisor
Dr. Jeffrey B. Webb joined the faculty in the fall of 1999. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago and specializes in early American history and environmental history and development.
Professor of European History and Department Chair of History & Political Science
Dr. Dwight D. Brautigam came to Huntington in 1987. He received his Ph.D. in British and Early Modern European history from the University of Rochester and specializes in 17th century English political and religious history.
Professor of Non-Western History and Director of the Centre for Non-Western Studies
Dr. Tim Smith, FRHistS, joined the faculty in the fall of 2007. He previously taught history at the University of East Anglia in the United Kingdom. His research and teaching focus on imperial and diplomatic history.
Visiting Assistant Professor of History
Dr. Matthew A. Schownir is a Huntington native and a 2009 graduate of Huntington University’s History program. He completed his PhD in Modern European History at Purdue University in 2017 and returns to his alma mater in 2018 as a visiting…
Distinguished Professor of History
Dr. Paul E. Michelson has been a member of the faculty since 1974. He was a three-time Fulbright fellow in Romania (1971-1973, 1982-1983, 1989-1990). His areas of interest and expertise include historiography, Romanian history and political…