• CSUN History Department

Full-time Faculty

Jeffrey Auerbach (Britain, Imperialism, World History)

Jeffrey AuerbachJeffrey Auerbach 


Office:Sierra Tower 603
Phone: (818) 677-3561
Email: jeffrey.auerbach@csun.edu

Fall 2018 Office Hours:  Tuesday, Thursday 8-9am; Thursdays 3:30-5:30pm and by appointment


Joyce Broussard (US Women, US South and Gender)

Joyce Broussard 


Office: Sierra Tower 627
Phone: (818) 677-3559
Email: joyce.broussard@csun.edu
Fall 2018 Office Hours:  Thursdays from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. (HIST 349B), Thursdays from 5:30p.m. to 6:30 p.m. (HIST 473B);  Tuesdays from 7:00 p.m. to 8 p.m. or by apt. (HIST 585); HIST 694. BY APPT. ONLY.



Thomas W. Devine (20th-century US)

Susan Fitzpatrick Behrens (Chair) (Central and South America, Indigenous Peoples, Religion)

Susan Fitzpatrick Behrens

Professor and Chair

Office: Sierra Tower 616
Phone: (818) 677-3566
Email: susan.fitzpatrick@csun.edu

Fall 2018 Office Hours:  History 497D Wednesdays 2-3pm and by appointment

Erik Goldner (France, Early Modern Europe, Intellectual History)

Erik GoldnerErik Goldner

Associate Professor

Office: Sierra Tower 608
Phone: (818) 677-3558
Email: erik.goldner@csun.edu

Fall 2018 Office Hours:  Thursdays 2pm-5pm and by appointment.

Richard S. Horowitz (China, Japan, World History)

Richard HorowitzRichard S. Horowitz 


Office: Sierra Tower 626
Phone: (818) 677-3551
Email: richard.s.horowitz@csun.edu

Fall 2018 Office Hours:   Wednesdays 3-4pm; Thursdays 3:30-4:30, 5:50-6:30pm and by appointment


Rachel T. Howes (Islamic world, Middle East, World History)

Rachel T. HowesRachel T. Howes

Associate Professor

Office: Sierra Tower 621
Phone: (818) 677-2755
Email: rachel.howes@csun.edu 

Fall 2018 Office Hours:   Mondays from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Tuesdays from 2:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.; Wednesday from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. or by appointment

Patricia Juarez-Dappe (Latin America, Argentina, Economic and Social History)

Patricia Juarez-DappePatricia Juarez-Dappe


Office: Sierra Tower 605
Phone: (818) 677-4103
Email: patricia.juarezdappe@csun.edu
 Fall 2018 Office Hours:   Tuesdays from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.; Thursdays from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.; SSSMP by appointment, only. Contact the History Department Office at ST 610 or x3566


Jeffrey D. Kaja (Colonial America, Early US)

Jeffrey D. Kaja

Associate Professor

Office: Sierra Tower 631
Phone: (818) 677-5449
Email: jeffrey.kaja@csun.edu

Fall 2018 Office Hours:  Mondays and Thursdays 2-5pm and by appointment


Jessica Kim (California and West, Borderlands, Public History)

Sylvia Macauley (African History & Gender)

Sylvia Macauley


Office:  Sierra Tower 635

Phone:  (818) 677-7150 




Miriam Neirick (Russia, Soviet Union)

Miriam NeirickMiriam Neirick

Associate Professor

Office: Sierra Tower 602
Phone: (818) 677-5450
Email: miriam.neirick@csun.edu

Fall 2018 Office Hours:  

John Paul Nuño (Colonial America, Early US, American Indian)

John Paul NunoJohn Paul Nuño

Associate Professor

Graduate Coordinator

Office: Sierra Tower 606
Phone: (818) 677-2404

Fall 2018 Office Hours:  Monday/Wednedays 4-5:30m.  Graduate Advisement by appointment, only.  Contact the the History Department Office at 818 677 3566.



Clementine Oliver (Medieval Europe)

Clementine OLiverClementine Oliver

Associate Professor

Office: Sierra Tower 620
Phone: (818) 677-7199
Fall 2018 Office Hours:  Mondays & Wednesdays 12:30-1:45pm & by appointment


Donal O'Sullivan (Russia, Soviet Union, International Relations)

Donal O'SullivanDonal O'Sullivan 

Associate Professor

Office: Sierra Tower 625
Phone: (818) 677-5453
Email: donal.osullivan@csun.edu

Fall 2018 Office Hours:  Mondays & Wednesdays 3-5pm and by appointment


James E. Sefton (US constitutional, Civil War and Reconstruction, World War II)

James SeftonJames E. Sefton 


Office: Sierra Tower 622
Phone: (818) 677-3549
Email: james.e.sefton@csun.edu
AY 2018-2019:  On Leave


Josh Sides (California and West, United States)

Dr. Josh SidesJosh Sides

Whitsett Professor of California

Office: Sierra Tower 633
Phone: (818) 677-5665
Fall 2018 Office Hours:  Thursdays from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.; Fridays from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


Frank L. Vatai (Ancient, European intellectual)

Frank VataiFrank L. Vatai 

Associate Professor

Office: Sierra Tower 630
Phone: (818) 677-5741
Email: frank.vatai@csun.edu
Fall 2018 Office Hours: