Faculty

The Department of History Faculty Bios and Contact


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Amy Mitchell-Cook

  • Position: Chair and Associate Professor
  • Department: History
  • Office Location:  Building 50, Room 107

Dr. Amy Cook, associate professor and chair of history, teaches maritime history, Atlantic world, early America and 19th century women.

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Karen Belmore

  • Position: Lecturer and Academic Advisor
  • Department: History
  • Office Location:  Building 50, Room 105

Karen Belmore, academic advisor in the history department and lecturer of history, teaches the research methods course for undergraduate history majors.

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Marie-Thérèse Champagne

  • Position: Associate Professor
  • Department: History
  • Office Location:  Building 50, Room 144

Dr. Marie-Thérèse Champagne, associate professor, teaches European history in the areas of the Renaissance, the Reformation, ancient Rome, the Middle Ages, the Vikings, and women in the Middle Ages.

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Jay Clune

  • Position: Interim Dean, Graduate School
  • Department: History
  • Office Location:  Building 11, Room 215

Dr. Jay Clune, professor of history and interim dean, Graduate School, teaches colonial and revolutionary Latin America, Latin America since Independence, and Spanish borderlands.

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George B. Ellenberg

  • Position: Provost & Senior Vice President
  • Department: History
  • Office Location:  Building 10, Room 212

Dr. George B. Ellenberg, professor of history, provost and senior vice president, conducts research on history of the Old and New South, and agrarianism in American history.

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John Jensen

  • Position: Assistant Professor
  • Department: History
  • Office Location:  Building 50, Room 113

Dr. John Jensen, assistant professor, teaches maritime history, historic preservation, fisheries and marine archaeology.

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Daniel Miller

  • Position: Professor
  • Department: History
  • Office Location:  Building 50, Room 137

Dr. Daniel E. Miller, professor of history, teaches modern Europe, Central Europe, Eastern Europe, Balkans, European, agricultural history and Europe between the World Wars.

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Matthew Pursell

  • Position: Assistant Professor
  • Department: History
  • Office Location:  Building 50, Room 113

Matthew Pursell is an assistant professor in the Department of History.

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Erin Stone

  • Position: Assistant Professor
  • Department: History
  • Office Location:  Building 50, Room 144

Dr. Erin Stone, assistant professor of Latin American history and director of Early American Studies Master’s Program, teaches Latin American and Indigenous history.

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Jamin Wells

  • Position: Assistant Professor
  • Department: History
  • Office Location:  Building 50, Room 112

Dr. Jamin Wells, assistant professor and director of the Public History Master’s Program, teaches courses in local, environmental, digital, and public history. He also oversees the UWF Digital Humanities Lab.

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Derek S. Zumbro

  • Position: Instructor
  • Department: History
  • Office Location:  Building 50, Room 145

Dr. Derek S. Zumbro, instructor focuses his teaching and research on the history of military conflict in the modern age. His classes include modern military leaders, American military history, the American Civil War, WWI, WWII, Nazi Germany and the French Revolution.


Emeritus Faculty, History

The Department of History Emeritus Faculty Members


James Miklovich

  • Position: Associate Professor Emeritus
  • Department: History
  • Office Location:  Building 50, Room 110

Dr. James Miklovich, associate professor emeritus, teaches European and British history, including Constitutional and legal history, Tudor-Stuart, Victorian, British Imperial, and modern British history.


Adjunct Faculty

The Department of History Adjunct Faculty Contact Information


  • Wayne Abrahamson

    • Position: Adjunct
    • Department: History
    • Office Location: Building 50, Room 113
    • wabrahamson@uwf.edu
    • 8504742680
    • Short Bio: Wayne Abrahamson, adjunct instructor, teaches American history, Western civilization maritime history and underwater archaeology.
  • Cindi Cattelier

    • Position: Adjunct Instructor and Academic Affairs Coordinator
    • Department: History
    • Office Location: Building 50, Room 142
    • ccattelier@uwf.edu
    • 8504742680
  • Brian Rucker