Patti Loughlin, Ph.D.
Department Chair | (405) 974-5491

Katrina Lacher, Ph.D.
Assistant Chair | (405) 974-5592

Annamaria Martucci
Administrative Assistant | (405) 974-5277

Department of History and Geography
University of Central Oklahoma
100 North University Drive
Edmond, OK 73034-5209
(405) 974-5291

Faculty and Staff

History & Geography Faculty


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Annamaria Martucci

Administrative Assistant | (405) 974-5277
Office: LAR 202B

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Heidi Vaughn, M.A.

Director, Laboratory of History Museum | (405) 974-5789
Office: LAR 202F

Lacey Taylor

Lacey Taylor

Student Success Advisor | (405) 974-5817
Office: LAR 125


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Stanley Adamiak, Ph.D.

Professor of History
Oklahoma Scholar-Leadership Enrichment Program (OSLEP) campus coordinator | (405) 974-5514
Office: LAR 204B
U.S. and Military History

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Michelle Brym, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Geography
Geography Undergraduate Advisor
Core Curriculum Coordinator | (405) 974-5665
Office: LAR 204D
Border Studies, Migration and Europe

Dr. Lindsey Churchill

Lindsey Churchill, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of History
Director, Women’s Research Center and BGLTQ+ Student Center
Director, Gender and Sexuality Studies Minor | (405) 974-5671
Office: THH 102
Latin America, Cold War, Revolution, Gender and Sexuality

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Monica Gallamore, Ph.D.

Lecturer in History | (405) 974-5675
Office: LAR 202K
U.S. and World, Women's History, Popular Culture, Urban History 

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Marc Goulding, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of History
Director, Race and Ethnic Studies Minor
Director, Graduate Studies Program | (405) 974-2838
Office: LAR 202H
 African Diaspora, Empires and Anti-imperialism, Anticolonial Nationalism, Black Power, Pan-Africanism

Dr. Shannon Hall

Shannon Hall, Ph.D.

Lecturer in Geography | (405) 974-5649
Office: LAR 202K
Biogeography, Environmental Conservation, Physical Geography, Sub-Saharan Africa

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Erik Huneke, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of History
Phi Alpha Theta Co-Advisor | (405) 974-5217
Office: LAR 202A
Modern Germany and European History, World History, Gender and Sexuality, Race and Ethnicity, Disability Studies and History

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Mark Janzen, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of History
Director, Museum Studies Program | (405) 974-5416
Office: LAR 204A
Museum Studies, Museum Practice and the History of Technology

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Katrina Lacher, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of History
Assistant Chair
Director, Sustainability Studies Minor | (405) 974-5592
Office: LAR 202E
Environmental History, 20th-Century U.S. History

Dr. Xiaobing Li

Xiaobing Li, Ph.D.

Professor of History
Director, Western Pacific Institute and UCO Confucius Classroom | (405) 974-5483
Office: LAR 202G
Asian, U.S., and Diplomatic History

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Patricia Loughlin, Ph.D.

Professor of History
Department Chair | (405) 974-5491
Office: LAR 202D
American West, American Indian History, Women's History

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Andrew Magnusson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of History
History Undergraduate Advisor | (405) 974-5273
Office: LAR 202C
Islamic History, Modern Middle East, Religious Violence, World History

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Justin Quinn Olmstead, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of History
Director of History Education | (405) 974-5279
Office: LAR 204E
History Education, First World War, Diplomatic History, U.S. and World History

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Jessica Sheetz-Nguyen, Ph.D.

Professor of History | (405) 974-5356
Office: LAR 204F
British & European Histories, Women’s History, World History

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Michael S. Springer, Ph.D.

Professor of History
Director, Office of High-Impact Practices | (405) 974-3416
Office: LAR 202I
Medieval and Early Modern Europe

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Rowan Steineker, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of History
Phi Alpha Theta Co-Advisor
Director, American Indian Studies Minor | (405) 974-5357
Office: LAR 202J
American Indian History, U.S. West, and Public History

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Brad Watkins, Ph.D.

Professor of Geography
Geography Student Organization Advisor
Gamma Theta Upsilon Advisor | (405) 974-5842
Office: LAR 204C
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Historical Geography

Emeritus Faculty

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Jeff Plaks, Ph.D.

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Kenny Brown, Ph.D.