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Sharon  Bailey Glasco - Associate Professor - Latin American and World History

Sharon  Bailey Glasco  Associate Professor - Latin American and World History

Pioneer 202
503-883-2306

sglasco@linfield.edu

Education:

*Ph.D. in History (Mexico/Latin American emphasis; secondary fields in comparative gender history and world history) from the University of Arizona (2002)*M.A. in Latin American Studies from the University of Arizona (1993) *B.A. in International Studies and Spanish from Whitworth University (1989) 

Dr. Bailey Glasco's areas of expertise include Mexico (colonial and modern periods; urban history of Mexico City); histories of women and gender in Latin America; and histories of the US/Mexico borderlands region.  Her freshman seminar course (INQS) focuses on the history of Mexican immigration to the United States.  She has also led Jan Term courses to Mexico, and Spain/Morocco.  During the 2018-2019 academic year she will teach HIST 122: World Civilizations I; HIST 123: World Civilizations II; HIST 215: Revolutions in 20th Century Latin America; and HIST 304: Topics in Latin American History - The Spanish Conquest of the Americas.  She is also always looking for students who are interested in assisting her with her long-term research project on the history of women, race, and family in the Oregon wine industry. 

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Peter Buckingham - Professor - 19th and 20th century US

Peter Buckingham  Professor - 19th and 20th century US

Pioneer 203
503-883-2479

pbucking@linfield.edu

Education: BA Gettysburg College PhD. Washington State University

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Jeffrey Glasco - Adjunct Professor of History - Britain, Europe

Jeffrey Glasco  Adjunct Professor of History - Britain, Europe

Pioneer 208A
503-883-2306

jglasco@linfield.edu

Education:

B.A. German Studies, University of Arizona 1985 B.A. History, University of Arizona 1992 M.A. Modern European History, University of Arizona 1994 Ph.D. Modern European History, University of Arizona 2001

 

Thomas Mertes - Adjunct Professor - Competitive Scholarship Advisor - Economic and Political, US

Thomas Mertes  Adjunct Professor - Competitive Scholarship Advisor - Economic and Political, US

Education: C.Phil., U. S. History, Northern Illinois University, 1988. M. A., U. S. History, NorthernIllinois University, 1986. B. A., History, Carroll College, 1983

 

Steven Rutledge - Adjunct Professor - Ancient Greece and Rome

Steven Rutledge  Adjunct Professor - Ancient Greece and Rome

Mac Hall 207
503-883-2737

srutledg@linfield.edu

Education:

BA in Latin and Ancient Greek and BA in History, University of Massachusetts at Boston
PhD in Classics, Brown University
NEH fellow at the American Academy in Rome

 

John Sagers - Professor - Japan, China, East Asia

John Sagers  Professor - Japan, China, East Asia

Pioneer 207
503-883-2660

jsagers@linfield.edu

Education:

BA, History, University of California at Berkeley
Master of Pacific International Affairs, University of California at San Diego
PhD, East Asian History, University of Washington

Bio:
John has published books and articles on Confucianism and Japanese economic history. He has presented papers on his research in China, Japan, and Europe as well as in the United States. John will teach HIST 124-HIST 125 East Asia, HIST 200 Modern China, HIST 210 Modern Japan, and HIST 322 Gender and Social History of East Asia during the 2018-2019 school year.

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Rachel Schley - Assistant Professor

Education:

  • B.A. University of California, Los Angeles
  • M.A. University of California, Los Angeles
  • Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles

 

Stephen Snyder - Professor - History of Religion, US

Nicholson 176
503-883-2457

ssnyder@linfield.edu

Education: 1978, Professor of Religion. BA Stanford University; MA, PhD University of Chicago

 

Lissa Wadewitz - Associate Professor & Department Chair

Lissa Wadewitz  Associate Professor & Department Chair

Pioneer 208B
503-883-2719

lwadewi@linfield.edu

Education:

Ph.D. UCLA (U.S. History) M.A. UCLA (U.S. History) B.A. Cum Laude Pomona College (Asian Studies)

Wadewitz specializes in American environmental, western, and Native American history--all key topics for better understanding this place we call home. She has worked with students in summer student-faculty collaborative projects, supervised departmental student workers, and guided numerous students through writing their senior theses. She will teach HIST152 U.S. Environmental History, HIST276 Native American History, and HIST285 Historical Methods during the 2018-2019 academic year. 

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