History Adjunct Faculty

Aaron Bell Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Aaron is an adjunct professor in History and American Studies. His research interests include 20th century US History, US-Latin American relations, Latin American immigration, and transnational conser

  ab9972a@american.edu

Donald Collins Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Donald Earl Collins is a freelance writer and historian who has written on the topics of multiculturalism, education reform, race, and the history of African American and American identity for more th

  collinsd@american.edu

Matthew Costello Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Matthew is the Assistant Director of the David M. Rubenstein National Center for White House History for the White House Historical Association in Washington, D.C. He earned his PhD and MA from Marque

  mcostell@american.edu

Lauren Duval Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Lauren Duval is a historian of early North American women and gender. Her research examines British-occupied cities during the American Revolution through the lens of the household. Lauren's work has

  lduval@american.edu

Jordan Grant Adjunct Instructor

Jordan Grant is a candidate for the Ph.D. in U.S. history at American University. His research focuses on the entwined histories of slavery and the state, and his dissertation, "Catchers and Kidnapper

  jg7138a@american.edu

Anita Kondoyanidi CAS - Dean's Office

Anita Kondoyanidi was born in Russia. She received her MA in Russian, Eurasian, and East European studies from Georgetown University. In 2004, she completed her first PhD in Literature and Literary Cr

  aak@american.edu

Erica Munkwitz Adjunct Professorial Lecturer CAS - History

Erica Munkwitz is a historian of modern British and European history. Her research focuses on gender, sport and empire in modern Britain, specifically women’s involvement in equestrianism. She recei

  munkwitz@american.edu

Trevor Owens Public Historian

Trevor Owens works on digital strategy for cultural heritage organizations. He is currently the Head of Digital Content Management at the Library of Congress. Previously, he lead a 30 million dollar i

  trevor.johnowens@american.edu

Matthew Pembleton Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Matthew R. Pembleton is an award-winning historian of 20th century America. His research revolves around government, U.S. public health and safety, and the relationships between politics and culture,

  mrpemb@american.edu

Christopher Petrella Director of Engagement, Antiracist Research & Policy Ctr SIS - School of International Service

Dr. Christopher Petrella teaches in American University's Critical Race, Gender, and Culture Studies Collaborative and serves as Director of Advocacy & Strategic Partnerships at the Antiracist Researc

  petrella@american.edu

Allen Pietrobon Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Since 2011, I have served as an Assistant Director of Research at American University’s Nuclear Studies Institute and have traveled to Hiroshima, Nagasaki and even gone into the “exclusion zone” at Ch

  pietrob@american.edu

Joseph Roisman Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Prof. Roisman recently retired from Colby College, where he several times chaired the Department of Classics. He teaches a wide range of courses on Greek and Roman history and culture and ancient mili

  jroisman@american.edu

Katharine White Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

As a historian of modern German history, my research interests include topics in transnational history, youth culture, human rights, environment and peace activism, and the history of capitalism, soci

  kathariw@american.edu