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The Department of History Faculty Bios and Contact


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Amy Mitchell-Cook
Position: Chair and Professor
  • Department: History and Philosophy
  • Office Location:  Building 50, Room 107

Dr. Amy Cook, 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 and Philosophy
  • 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 and Philosophy
  • Office Location:  Building 50, Room 138

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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George B. Ellenberg
Position: Provost & Senior Vice President
  • Department: History and Philosophy
  • 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.

Brian Hood, Chair
Brian Hood
Position: Associate Professor
  • Department: History and Philosophy
  • Office Location:  Building 50, Room 234

Dr. Brian Hood, associate professor, teaches philosophy of science, epistemology and logic.

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Garrett Howard
Position: Faculty Associate
  • Department: History and Philosophy
  • Office Location:  Building 50, Room 231A

Garrett Howard, faculty associate, teaches philosophy of art and film.

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John Jensen
Position: Associate Professor
  • Department: History and Philosophy
  • Office Location:  Building 50, Room 139

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

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Wilson Maina
Position: Professor
  • Department: History and Philosophy
  • Office Location:  Building 50, Room 231

Dr. Wilson Maina, professor of philosophy, teaches biomedical ethics, African philosophy, ethics, world religions and philosophy of religion.

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Daniel Miller
Position: Professor
  • Department: History and Philosophy
  • 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 and Philosophy
  • Office Location:  Building 50, Room 143

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

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Erin Stone
Position: Associate Professor
  • Department: History and Philosophy
  • Office Location:  Building 50, Room 144

Dr. Erin Stone, associate 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 and Philosophy
  • Office Location:  Building 50, Room 142

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 and Philosophy
  • 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



Adjunct Faculty

The Department of History Adjunct Faculty Contact Information


Wayne Abrahamson

  • Adjunct
  • Department: History and Philosophy
  • phone8504742680
  • emailwabrahamson@uwf.edu
  • Office Location: Building 50, Room 113
  • Short Bio: Wayne Abrahamson, adjunct instructor, teaches American history, Western civilization maritime history and underwater archaeology.

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