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Name & Contact Bio & Website
Robert J. Norrell Robert J. Norrell
Honored Visiting Graduate Faculty
801, Ashbrook Center
Robert Jefferson Norrell is Professor of History at the University of Tennessee, where he has held the Bernadotte Schmitt Chair of Excellence since 1998. He writes mainly about American race relations. In 2015, Norrell published Alex Haley and the Books that Changed a Nation, which covers the rise to national celebrity and great literary influence of Haley. In 2009 his revisionist biography, Up from History: the... Read More

Christian A. Pascarella Christian A. Pascarella
Director, Master of Arts in American History and Government
808, Ashbrook Center
Chris Pascarella is the Director of the Master Arts in American History and Government program.  He holds a Bachelor of Science in Social Sciences Education from the Florida State University and a Master of Arts in American History and Government from Ashland University. Prior to joining Ashland, he taught Advanced Placement United States History at his alma mater, Spanish River Community High School, in Boca Raton... Read More

Kathleen Pfeiffer Kathleen Pfeiffer
Guest Lecturer
801, Ashbrook Center
Kathleen Pfeiffer is Professor of English at Oakland University. She is the author of Brother Mine: The Correspondence of Jean Toomer and Waldo Frank (2010) and Race Passing and American Individualism (2003). 

Joseph Postell Joseph Postell
Honored Visiting Graduate Faculty
801, Ashbrook Center
Joseph Postell is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, where he teaches courses on American political institutions, American political thought, and administrative law. His research focuses primarily on regulation, administrative law, and the administrative state. He is the editor, with Bradley C.S. Watson, of Rediscovering Political Economy and with Johnathan O'... Read More

Nick Proctor Nick Proctor
Honored Visiting Graduate Faculty
801, Ashbrook Center
Nick Proctor is Professor of History at Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa. He began his explorations of the liberal arts during his undergraduate studies at Hendrix College in Arkansas. While studying abroad at Oxford University in his junior year, he became increasingly drawn to history because it seemed to be the discipline that would be most helpful in figuring out why things were the way they were. Since then... Read More

Eric Pullin Eric Pullin
Honored Visiting Graduate Faculty
801, Ashbrook Center
Eric Pullin is Associate Professor of History and Asian Studies at Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin. He earned a B.A. in history from Rockford College, an M.A. in history from Northern Illinois University, an A.M. in Labor and Industrial Relations from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and a Ph.D. in history from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Professor Pullin's primary teaching and... Read More

Cara Rogers Cara Rogers
Assistant Professor of History
123, Andrews Hall
Cara Rogers is Assistant Professor of History at Ashland University, where she teaches courses on the Age of Enlightenment, American history from the colonial era until the Civil War, and Thomas Jefferson. Previously, she taught at Collin College in Dallas and at Rice University. She did her undergraduate work at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and has a master’s degree in history from the University... Read More

Eric Sands Eric C. Sands
Honored Visiting Graduate Faculty
801, Ashbrook Center
Eric Sands is Associate Professor of Government at Berry College in Mount Berry, Georgia, where he received the SGA Outstanding Faculty Award in the Spring of 2009. Dr. Sands has published a book, American Public Philosophy and the Mystery of Lincolnism (University of Missouri Press, 2009) that examines the public philosophy of Abraham Lincoln and how the development of Lincoln’s ideas affected the politics of... Read More

Gregory Schneider Gregory L. Schneider
Honored Visiting Graduate Faculty
801, Ashbrook Center
Gregory Schneider is Professor of History at Emporia State University, where he has taught since 1998. He teaches courses in modern American history, the 1960s, diplomatic history, the history of railroads, and the history of conservatism. His research interests lie in the history of American conservatism. He has published five books: Cadres for Conservatism: Young Americans for Freedom and the Rise of the... Read More

Adam Seagrave Adam Seagrave
Honored Visiting Graduate Faculty
801, Ashbrook Center

Adam Seagrave (Ph.D., University of Notre Dame) is Associate Director and Associate Professor in the School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership at Arizona State University. His research focuses on the central ideas of the American political tradition, both in the American context itself as well as its antecedents in the history of political thought. His first book, The Foundations of Natural Morality: On... Read More

Abbylin H. Sellers Abbylin H. Sellers
Honored Visiting Graduate Faculty
801, Ashbrook Center
Abbylin H. Sellers, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Political Science at Azusa Pacific University. Her areas of teaching emphasis are American politics and public policy, specifically American government, U.S. political institutions (including the constitutional presidency and war powers; Congress and the legislative process), state and local politics, welfare policy, and twentieth century Communism. Her primary... Read More

Jeffrey Sikkenga Jeffrey Sikkenga
Professor of Political Science
118, Andrews Hall
Jeffrey Sikkenga is Professor of Political Science and interim Executive Director of the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University. He has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in political thought, the American Founding, and American constitutional law. He is deeply interested in the relationship between politics and religion in liberal democracy and America in particular. He has published articles and reviews in... Read More

Sarah Morgan Smith Sarah Morgan Smith
Director of Faculty
801, Ashbrook Center
Sarah Morgan Smith is an Ashbrook Center Fellow, General Editor of Ashbrook's Core Documents Collections, and co-director of the Center's Religion in American History and Politics project. Prior to this, she was the 2016-17 James Madison Program Thomas W. Smith Postdoctoral Research Associate at Princeton University.  Her teaching and research focus on the intersection of religion and politics in American history,... Read More

Jason Stevens Jason W. Stevens
Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science, MAHG Thesis and Capstone Project Coordinator
115, Andrews Hall
Jason Stevens, Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science, joined Ashland University in 2011. Previously, he served as an adjunct instructor at the University of Akron – Wayne College, North Central State College, and the University of Dallas. He teaches political thought and history courses with fields of expertise in the American Founding, Abraham Lincoln, and political philosophy. He received his B.... Read More

James Stoner James R. Stoner
Honored Visiting Graduate Faculty
801, Ashbrook Center
Professor James R. Stoner, Jr. is Hermann Moyse, Jr., Professor and Director of the Eric Voegelin Institute in the Department of Political Science at Louisiana State University.  He is the author of Common-Law Liberty: Rethinking American Constitutionalism (Kansas, 2003) and Common Law and Liberal Theory: Coke, Hobbes, and the Origins of American Constitutionalism (Kansas, 1992), as well as a number of articles and... Read More

Sean Sutton Sean Sutton
Honored Visiting Graduate Faculty
801, Ashbrook Center
Sean Sutton is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science at the Rochester Institute of Technology. He received his Ph.D. in Politics from the Institute of Philosophic Studies at the Univeristy of Dallas in 2001, where his research culminated in a dissertation critiquing rational choice theory, entitled "A Wealth of Notions: The Poverty of Rational Choice." He is the author (with John... Read More

Natalie F. Taylor Natalie Fuehrer Taylor
Honored Visiting Graduate Faculty
801, Ashbrook Center
Natalie Taylor is Associate Professor of Government at Skidmore College.  She earned her M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Theory from Fordham University.  She has published The Rights of Woman as Chimera: the Political Philosophy of Mary Wollstonecraft (2007) and an edited volume titled A Political Companion to Henry Adams (2010). At Skidmore College, Dr. Taylor teaches courses on U.S Government Institutions, Feminist... Read More

Stephen Tootle Stephen K. Tootle
Honored Visiting Graduate Faculty
801, Ashbrook Center
Stephen Tootle is Professor of History at the College of the Sequoias in Visalia, California.  Professor Tootle received his history degrees from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo (B.A., 1996), Fresno State (M.A., 1997), and Ohio University (Ph.D., 2004).  Tootle taught American political history, American intellectual history, and U.S. foreign policy at the University of Northern Colorado and Georgia State before moving... Read More

Dr. David Tucker David Tucker
Honored Visiting Graduate Faculty
805, Ashbrook Center
David Tucker is a Senior Fellow and Director of Teacher Programs at the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University. He is also General Editor of Ashbrook’s collection of document volumes in American history and government. He received his Ph.D. in history at the Claremont Graduate School. His most recent book is Resistance and Revolution: Moral Revolution, Military Might, and the End of Empire (Johns Hopkins University... Read More

Jace Weaver Jace Weaver
Honored Visiting Gradaute Faculty
801, Ashbrook Center
Jace Weaver is the Franklin Professor of Native American Studies and Religion, director of the Institute of Native American Studies, and Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Georgia.Dr. Weaver's work in Native American Studies is highly interdisciplinary, though focusing primarily on three areas: religious traditions, literature, and law. He is the author or editor of ten books, including That the People... Read More