Faculty


Brie Swenson Arnold

Brie Swenson Arnold

Associate Professor of History

B.A., Concordia College - Moorhead, MN
M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Email: barnold@coe.edu

Dr. Swenson Arnold teaches United States history, specializing in early American history, the Civil War, African American and women's and gender history. Her research focuses on gender, race, politics and popular culture in the Civil War era.


Derek Buckaloo

Derek Buckaloo

William R. and Winifred Shuttleworth Professor of History


B.A., Stanford University
M.A., Ph.D., Emory University

Email: dbuckalo@coe.edu

Dr. Buckaloo teaches American history, with special interests in 20th-century politics and culture, foreign relations, particularly the Cold War and the Vietnam War, and Native American history. His present research is on the "Vietnam Syndrome."


Bethany Keenan

Bethany Keenan

Associate Professor of History, Chair

B.A., Douglass College, Rutgers
M.A., Rutgers
M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Email: bkeenan@coe.edu

Dr. Keenan teaches European history. She is particularly interested in 20th-century Europe, especially France. In her teaching and work, she focuses on transnational relations, humanitarianism and questions of national identity. Her current research is on a Franco-American group that worked to support French war orphans during the Great War.


David Nordmann

David Nordmann

Henrietta Arnold Associate Professor of History

B.A., Coe College
M.A., University of Kansas
Ph.D., Indiana University

Email: dnordman@coe.edu

Dr. Nordmann teaches Western Civilization in addition to courses in East Asian history. His specialties include Meiji Japan, late 19th-century Korea, U.S.-East Asia relations and Asian-American history.


Angela Ziskowski

Angela Ziskowski

Associate Professor of History Associate Dean for Faculty Development


B.A., University of Cincinnati
M.A., Ph.D., Bryn Mawr College

Email: aziskowski@coe.edu

Dr. Ziskowski teaches Classical history and archaeology, with special expertise in Greek archaeology. Her interests are in cultural and ethnic identities, the formation of Greek city-states in the Archaic period, ancient Corinth and pottery studies.