Montana State University

Department of History, Philosophy and Religious Studies

Montana State University
P.O. Box 172320
Bozeman, MT 59717-3440

Tel: (406) 994-4395
Fax: (406) 994-7420
Location: 2-155 Wilson Hall

Interim Department Chair

Dr. Susan Cohen

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History Faculty

Catherine DunlopCatherine Dunlop

Phone: (406) 994-5098


Office: Wilson 2-171

Research Interests: Modern Europe, Cartography, Politics of Space, Borderlands

Maggie GreeneMaggie Greene

Phone: (406) 994-5203


Office: Wilson 2-162

Research Interests: Modern Chinese History; Modern Japanese History; Modern Chinese Literature
and Cultural Studies; Pre-modern Chinese History

Robin HardyRobin Hardy

Phone: (406) 994-5213


Office: Wilson 2-168

Research Interests: Modern Europe, French Colonialism in Africa

Joan HoffJoan Hoff


Research Interests: American Presidents



Timothy LeCainTim LeCain

Graduate Program Director

Phone: (406) 994-7585


Office: Wilson 2-108

Research Interests: Environmental Technology, 20th Century US

Dale MartinDale Martin

Phone: (406) 994-5204


Office: Wilson 2-163

Research Interests: Montana and the West, Railroads, America in World War I

Michelle MaskiellMichelle Maskiel

Professor Emeritus


Research Interests: Gender in Modern South Asia, Textiles

Mike McManusMike McManus

Phone: (406) 994-5210


Office: Wilson 2-149

Research Interests: The American Civil War Era; Politics, Slavery & Race in American from 1790-1880

Jim MeyerJim Meyer

Phone: (406) 994-6798


Office: Wilson 2-102

Research Interests: Turkey, Ottoman Empire, Eurasian Studies, Russia

Mary MurphyMary Murphy

Phone: (406) 994-5206


Office: Wilson 2-165

Research Interests: History of Food in America, Gender in the American West

Michael Reidy Michael Reidy

Phone: (406) 994-5252


Office: Wilson 2-170

Research Interests: History of Science and Technology, History of Mountaineering

Robert RydellRobert Rydell

Phone: (406) 994-7929


Office: Wilson 2-101

Research Interests: US Intellectual & Cultural History; Museum Studies, World's Fairs

Diane SmithDiane Smith


Research Interests: Museums, Zoos and National Parks; Wilderness and wildland fire research;
Wildlife and conservation biology


Billy SmithBilly Smith

Phone: (406) 994-5207


Office: Wilson 2-166

Research Interests: Early America, Race, Class and Slavery, Disease, Mapping Early America

Bradley Snow

Phone: (406) 994-5210


Office: Wilson 2-149

Research Interests: Environmental History, History of the U.S. West, 20th and early 21st Century U.S. History

Molly ToddMolly Todd

Phone: (406) 994-5200


Office: Wilson 2-159

Research Interests: Latin American History, Violence and Human Rights, Displacement and Migration, Social Movements

Brett WalkerBrett Walker

Regents Professor

Phone: (406) 994-5201


Office: Wilson 2-160

Research Interests: Environmental History, Japanese History, History of Science and Medicine