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Chair, Department of History and Geography:
Dr. Aran MacKinnon (South Africa)
Office Coordinator: Amy Mimes


Lauren Acker (U.S. Political/Cultural/South, Gilded Age/Progressive Era)

Stephen Auerbach (France/Intellectual)

Mark Huddle (U.S. 20th Century/African American)

Stephanie Opperman (Mexico & Latin American)

Craig Pascoe (U.S. 20th Century/South/Business)

William J. Risch (Russia)

Samiparna Samanta (South Asia)

Robert J. Wilson III (U.S. 18th Century/Religion)


Chuck Fahrer (Political/Middle East)

Doug Oetter (Environmental/GIS)

Amy Sumpter (Cultural/U.S. South)




Department of History & Geography

Humber White House 424 W. Hancock St.
Campus Box 47 | Milledgeville, GA 31061
Phone 478-445-5215 | Fax 478-445-4009

For more information, please contact the department chair:

Dr. Aran MacKinnon 478-445-5211
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