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

I am the Senior Historian for the White House Historical Association in Washington, D.C. I earned my PhD and MA from Marquette University, and my BA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. I will be

  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. She has held fello

  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 Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

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

  towens@american.edu

Matthew Pembleton Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Matthew R. Pembleton is an historian of 20th century America and U.S. foreign relations. His research interests revolve around government, politics and culture, and the relationships between citizen a

  mrpemb@american.edu

Christopher Petrella Adjunct Professorial Lecturer SIS - School of International Service

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

  petrella@american.edu

Allen Pietrobon Adjunct Instructor

Allen's teaching and research subjects generally cover American history 1865-present, specializing in Cold War history, humanitarianism, peace activism, and American foreign policy. Since 2011 Allen

  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

My research interests include German history from a transnational perspective, youth culture in the “long 1960s,” international socialism, environmental and peace activism, and decolonization during t

  kathariw@american.edu