Department of History, Political Science and Philosophy

History and Political Science graduate classes are offered as needed for concentrations in the Master of Science in Education degree offered by the College of Education and Human Performance.

Graduate Faculty

Ferguson, Dean T Professor, Department of History, Political Science, and Philosophy; B.A., Spring Arbor College; M.A., Central Michigan University; Ph.D., Purdue University.

Goswami, Nirmal Professor, Department of History, Political Science, and Philosophy; Regents Professor; B.A., University of Gauhati (India); M.A., University of Delhi (India); M.A., The University of Akron; Ph.D., The University of Texas at Arlington.

Melendy, Brenda Professor, Department of History, Political Science, and Philosophy; B.A., Stanford University; M.A., San Jose State University; M.A., University of California, Santa Cruz; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz.

Rodriguez, Alberto Associate Professor, Department of History, Political Science, and Philosophy; B.A., The University of Texas-Pan American; M.A., The University of Texas-Pan American; Ph.D., University of Houston.

Associate Member

Braidwood, Travis Associate Professor, Department of History, Political Science, and Philosophy; B.A., University of West Florida; M.S., Florida State University; Ph.D, Florida State University.

Greenspan, Anders Professor, Department of History, Political Science, and Philosophy; A.B., Brandeis University; M.A., Indiana University; Ph.D., Indiana University.

Houf, Michael S Associate Professor, Department of History, Political Science, and Philosophy; B.A., Winthrop University; M.A., Florida State University; Ph.D., Florida State University.

Emeritus

Albro, III, Ward Professor of History, Department of History, Political Science, and Philosophy; B.S., University of Houston; M.A., University of Houston; Ph.D., University of Arizona.

Chandler, Billy Professor of History, Department of History, Political Science, and Philosophy; B.S., Austin Peay State University; M.A., Texas A&I University; Ph.D., University of Florida.

Davis, Jr., Sonny Professor, Department of History, Political Science, and Philosophy; B.A., Southeastern Oklahoma State University; M.B.S., Southeastern Oklahoma State University; Ph.D., University of New Mexico.

Hartwig, Richard Professor, Department of History, Political Science, and Philosophy; B.A., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale; M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Hunter, Leslie Regents Professor of History, Department of History, Political Science, and Philosophy; B.A., University of Arizona; M.A., University of Arizona; Ph.D., University of Arizona.

Phaup, Jimmie Professor of Political Science, Department of History, Political Science, and Philosophy; B.A., University of New Mexico; M.A., University of Arizona; Ph.D., University of Arizona.

History (HIST)

HIST 5312  Topics in European History  3 SCH  (0-3)  

A seminar in European history with emphasis upon the development of a research project or projects. May be repeated for credit when the topic changes.

HIST 5320  Topics in Non Western Hist  3 SCH  (3-0)  

A seminar in Non-Western history with emphasis upon the development of a research project or projects. May be repeated for credit when the topic changes.

HIST 5330  Topics in American History  3 SCH  (0-3)  

A seminar in American history; study of research methods, followed by the development of one or more research projects by each student and papers or reports on the projects. May be repeated for credit when the topic changes.

HIST 5346  Topics in Texas History  3 SCH  (3-0)  

Selected topics in the history of Texas, 1519 to the present. Emphasis is placed upon the examination and evaluation of primary and secondary source material. May be repeated once for credit when the topic changes.

HIST 5365  Advanced Topics in History  1-3 SCH  (1-3)  

Intensive investigation into selected topics of concern to advanced students of history and political science. May be repeated for credit when the topic changes. (May be taken either as HIST 5365 or as POLS 5300, but credit may be obtained for both only if the topics of study differ.)

HIST 5370  Advance Problems in History  1-3 SCH  (1-3)  

Independent research on selected problems of concern to advanced students of history and political science. May be repeated once for credit when the topic changes.