Associate Faculty

Muzaffar Alam

George V. Bobrinskoy Professor in South Asian Languages and Civilizations, Associate Faculty in History
PhD 1976 Jawaharlal Nehru University

(773) 834-2809 – Office
(773) 834 3254 – Fax

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Field Specialties

Urdu and Indian Persian literature, history of late medieval and early modern northern India.

Muzaffar Alam

Michael I. Allen

Associate Professor in Classics and the College, Associate Faculty in History
PhD 1994 Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Toronto

Department of Classics
1115 E. 58th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 288-1507 – Home

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Field Specialties

Early medieval cultures, literatures, and societies, medieval historical writing, books, script, and learning in medieval Europe, role of women in medieval education, Latin paleography.

Michael Allen

Fred M. Donner

Professor of Near Eastern History, Associate Faculty in History
PhD 1975 Princeton University

1155 E 58th Street
Room 224
Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 702-9544

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Field Specialties

Origins of Islam, tribal and nomadic society, early Islamic history, Arabic-Islamic historiography, Islamic law.

Fred Donner

James Grossman

Executive Director of the American Historical Association and Associate Faculty in History
PhD University of California, Berkeley

The University of Chicago
Department of History
1126 E. 59th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
(202) 544-2422

Field Specialties

The American South, slavery, US social history, American labor history, urban history


R. H. Helmholz

Ruth Wyatt Rosenson Distinguished Service Professor of Law, Associate Faculty in History
PhD 1970 University of California, Berkeley

1111 E. 60th Street
Room 409
Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 702-9580 – Office
(773) 702-0730 – Fax

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Field Specialties

Legal history, the relevance of the Roman and canon laws to the development of the common law.

R. H. Helmholz

Dennis J Hutchinson

Senior Lecturer in Law, William Rainey Harper Professor in the College, Associate Faculty in History; Master of the New Collegiate Division and Associate Dean of the College
AM 1977 Oxford University
LLM 1974 University of Texas, Austin
AB 1969 Bowdoin College

1111 E. 60th Street
Room 411
Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 702-9575 – Office

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Field Specialties

Judicial behavior, constitutional history, development of legal thought

Dennis Hutchinson

Alison LaCroix

Robert Newton Reid Professor of Law and Associate Faculty in History
PhD 2007 (history) Harvard University
JD 1999 Yale University
AB 1996 (history) Yale University

111 E. 60th Street
Room 404
Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 834-7687

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Field Specialties

Legal history, federalism, constitutional law, federal jurisdiction, civil procedure, and law and literature


Rochona Majumdar

Associate Professor in South Asian Languages and Civilizations and Cinema and Media Studies, Associate Faculty in History
PhD 2003 University of Chicago

(773) 834-2966 – Office
(773) 834-3254 – Fax

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Field Specialties

Social and cultural history of modern South Asia

Rochona Mujamdar

Paul Mendes-Flohr

Dorothy Grant Maclear Professor of Modern Jewish History and Thought, Associate Faculty in History
PhD 1974 Brandeis University

1025 E. 58th Street
Room 306E
Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 702-5084 – Office
(773) 702-8223 – Fax

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Field Specialties

Modern Jewish intellectual history, modern Jewish philosophy and religious thought, German intellectual history, and the history and sociology of intellectuals.

Paul Mendes-Flohr

Willemien Otten

Professor of the Theology and the History of Christianity and in the College, Associate Faculty in History
PhD 1989 University of Amsterdam

Divinity School
1025 E. 58th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 702-1901—Office
(773) 702-8223—Fax

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Field Specialties

History of Christianity and Christian thought; Western medieval and the early Christian intellectual tradition; continuity of Platonic themes

Willemien Otten

John F. Padgett

Professor in Political Science and the College, Associate Faculty in History
PhD 1978 University of Michigan

(773) 702-8077 – Office

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Field Specialties

Renaissance Florence, organizational theory, mathematical models, and public policy

John Padgett

Richard Payne

Associate Professor, Near East Languages and Civilizations, and in the College, Associate Faculty in History
PhD 2010 (history) Princeton University

University of Chicago
The Oriental Institute
1155 E. 58th Street
Room 317
Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 834-9897

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Field Specialties

Persian and Islamic history, the Sasanian Empire, late antiquity


Lucy K. Pick

Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Divinity School, Senior Lecturer in the History of Christianity, and Associate Faculty in History
PhD 1995 University of Toronto

1025 E. 58th Street
Room 306D
Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 702-8278 – Office
(773) 702-8223 – Fax

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Field Specialties

Medieval religious thought and practice, relationships between gender and religion, connections between historical writing and theology, the development of monastic thought and practice, reading and writing as spiritual exercises, and the ways in which religion shapes lives through ritual

Lucy Pick

A. Holly Shissler

Associate Professor of Ottoman and Modern Turkish History, Associate Faculty in History
PhD 1995 University of California, Los Angeles

5828 S. University Avenue
Room 215
Chicago, IL 60637
(773) 834-4390

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Field Specialties

Ottoman history, history of the early Turkish republic, modern Middle East history, nationalism, intellectual history.