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Department Governance

Administrative Positions

  • The Head of the Department of History is Stephen Mihm.
  • The Director of Graduate Studies is Cassia Roth.
  • The Director of Undergraduate Studies is Kevin Jones.

Bylaws

Promotion and Tenure Guidelines

Guidelines for the Annual Evaluation of Faculty

Committees

Much of the work of the department is carried out by standing committees. Current committees and their membership include:

Franklin Senate (3-year term; elected spring)

  • Joey Kellner (term expires April 2024)
  • Peter Hoffer (term expires April 2025)

Graduate Studies (3-year term; elected spring)

  • Peter Hoffer (term expires May 2023)
  • Susan Mattern (term expires May 2023)
  • Jake Short (term expires May 2024)
  • Cassia Roth (ex officio)

Graduate Funding Committee (2-year term; elected fall)

  • James Brooks (term expires August 2023)
  • Oscar Chamosa (term expires August 2023)
  • Tim Cleaveland (term expires August 2022)

Personnel (2-year term; elected fall)

  • Scott Nelson (term expires August 2024)
  • Reinaldo Román (term expires August 2024)
  • Jennifer Palmer (term expires August 2023)

Policy (2-year term; elected spring)

  • Ben Ehlers (term expires May 2023)
  • Akela Reason (term expires May 2024)
  • Joseph Kellner (term expires May 2024)
  • Susan Mattern (term expires May 2024)
  • Tim Yang (term expires May 2023)
  • Cassia Roth (ex officio)
  • Kevin Jones (ex officio)
  • Stephen Mihm (ex officio)

Undergraduate Studies (3-year term; elected spring)

  • Kalyani Ramnath (term expires May 2025)
  • Steve Soper (term expires May 2024)
  • Brian Drake (term expires May 2025)
  • Kevin Jones (ex officio)

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