Our Graduates

The Department of History takes great pride in the many accomplishments of its alumni. 

Graduates Pursuing Further Study

Serena Barbieri is pursuing a Ph.D. in history at Rice University.

Tim Quevillon is pursuing a Ph.D. in history at the University of Houston.

Ian McDowell is pursuing a Ph.D. in history at Texas Tech.

Mark Baxter is completing a Ph.D. in history at the University of Colorado.

Jay Boehm is completing a Ph.D. in history at the University of Virginia.

Rusty Bouseman is completing a Ph.D. program at Oklahoma State University.

Dino DelGallo is completing a Ph.D. at American University in Washington, DC, teaching history at Northern Virginia Community College, and serving as the Operations Manager, Radio Studio Service, for Voice of America.

Chris Levesque is a Ph.D. student in the History Department at the University of Alabama, and he teaches online history courses for Colorado Community Colleges.

Tom Oakes recently completed a Ph.D. in history at Texas Christian University.

Don Paterson is completing a Ph.D. in geography at Texas A&M University.

James Phelps is completing a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice at Sam Houston State University.

Darren Pierson is completing a Ph.D. in history at Texas A&M.

Paul Sugg is completing a Ph.D. in history at Texas A&M.

Secondary Educators

Brandi Hoffmann is teaching at Round Top -Carmine High School in Carmine, Texas.

Michael R. Blackwell teaches history at Aldine Middle School.

Mike Dennis teaches history with the Cypress-Fairbanks school district in Houston.

Anne Froelich served as the principal of Huntsville High School.

Gary Haliburton teaches history in the Waco public school system.

Richard Herrera (May 2011, B.A. in History) is a 7th grade Texas History teacher at Hoffman Middle School in Aldine I.S.D.

Alan Hubble teaches social studies and reading at Carter Riverside High School in Fort Worth. He is currently working on a dual Ed.D/MBA degree at TCU.

Wendy Mateo teaches English for Spring ISD.

Anita Pilling teaches history at the John Cooper School in The Woodlands and is assisting the department in organizing a Texas branch of the National Council for Social Studies.

Pat Shevlin teaches history in New Waverly, Texas.

Leslie (Hegman) Sproat teaches history at Cunningham Middle School in Galena Park ISD, Houston, Texas.

College Professors and Administrators

Troy Beals is an instructor of U.S. History at the Community College of Southern Nevada in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Bruce M. Arnold (MA 2007) eanred a PhD at LSU in 2014 and is a postdoc at Ohio State University.

Timoteo Canales is a professor of history at McLennan Community College in Waco, Texas.

Marilyn Clark teaches history at Itasca Community College in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Pam Forsythe is adjunct professor of history at Hillsborough Community College in Tampa, Florida.

Brandon Franke is Dean for the Social Sciences at Blinn College.

Chris Gore is Director of Admissions at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas.

Mike Hall is a professor of history at Houston Community College.

David Hudson received a Ph.D. in history at Texas A&M University and now teaches there.

Allen Lehmann is a professor at Blinn College.

Eric Loew teaches technical writing at Stark Technical College in Canton, Ohio.

Matt McCook is a professor of history at Oklahoma Christian University.

Dan Nesmith is a professor of history at Navarro College in Corsicana.

Darlene Rivas received a Ph.D. in history Vanderbilt University and currently teaches at Pepperdine University.

Joella Robinson is a professor of history at Houston Community College

Lincoln Rolling is a professor of history in the Dallas community college system.

Lisa Harp South is Site Director of Central Texas College at Fort Sill, Oklahoma

Leigh Range Williamson is the Student Services' Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs at Muskingum College in New Concord, Ohio.

Lauran Kerr-Heraly (MA History - 2003) received her Ph.D. in 20th Century U.S. History and a Graduate Certificate in Women's Studies from the University of Houston in 2010. She currently teaches History and Gender Studies at TASIS The American School in England outside London.

Lenna Allred completed her Ph.D. degree in history at Texas A & M University and is writing a book on the women who served in the Vietnam War.

Craig Bunch received a fellowship for Independent Study in the Humanities from the Council for Basic Education.

Mark Lambert is the Deputy Commissioner for Archives and Records at the Texas General Land Office.

Joe Michaud has his own law practice in Dartmouth, Massachusetts.

Jean Turner is Project Coordinator for the Leon County Community Health Clinic and Leon County Health Resource Center.

Dan Utley now runs his own business as a history consultant in Austin, Texas.

Jodi Wright-Gidley is the Director of the Galveston County Historical Museum in Galveston, TX.