History Faculty

Meet our full-time faculty:

George Lungu
Chair, Historical and Policy Studies
Professor, Political Science
A.A. Oakton Community College
B.A. University of Chicago
M.A. University of Chicago
Areas of Specialization: International Studies, Middle East and Central Asia and American Foreign Policy
lungu@oakton.edu
847.376.7136
Office: 2704, Des Plaines

Wendy Adele-Marie
Coordinator, Jewish Studies
Professor, History
A.A. William Rainey Harper College
B.A. Roosevelt University
M.A. Roosevelt University
Areas of Specialization: American History (cultural and social), Modern Europe (Holocaust, Nazi Germany, World War II) and Women's History (female perpetrators of genocide, women and work, imaging of women, & women and war)
wadelemarie@oakton.edu
847.635.1458
Office: B215, Skokie

Erick J. Mann
Professor, History
B.A. Loyola University - Chicago
M.A. University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison
Areas of Specialization: History of East and Southeast Asia, U.S. History to 1877, surveys of Non-Western Civilizations Since 1945 (Middle East, Africa, Asia, and Latin America), and History of Ancient and Modern Africa
emann@oakton.edu
847.376.7031
Office: 2714, Des Plaines

Michael D. Nicholsen
Associate Professor, History
B.A. Hiram College
M.A. Duquesne University
Ph.D. Loyola University - Chicago
Areas of Specialization: Ireland and Irish America, traditional music and musicians and United States ethnic, immigration and urban history
mnichols@oakton.edu
847.376.7174
Office: 2706, Des Plaines

 

Meet our part-time faculty:

Robert Gourley
Lecturer

B.A. Loyola University - Chicago
M.A. Loyola University - Chicago
Areas of Specialization:
Ancient Rome (the Late Republic), Medieval Europe (the papacy of the 12th and 13th centuries and medieval monasticism) and Modern Europe (the Stuart monarchy)
rgourley@oakton.edu
847.635.1950
Office: 2430, Des Plaines

Donald P. Jacobson
Lecturer
B.A. Northwestern University
M.A. University of Illinois at Chicago
Areas of Specialization: Modern European History (post 1789), United States foreign policy (1776-present), and European diplomacy (1815-1957, Congress of Vienna to the Treaty of Rome)
djacobso@oakton.edu
847.635.1950
Office: 2430, Des Plaines

Frances H. Mitilineos
Lecturer
B.A. Roosevelt University
M.A. Northeastern Illinois University
Ph.D. Loyola University - Chicago
Areas of Specialization: Medieval/early modern Britain (medieval Anglo-Jewry and Tudor/Stuart periods), Ancient Greece and Byzantium and 20th century Europe (world wars)
fmitilin@oakton.edu
847.635.1950
Office: 2430, Des Plaines

George Van Dusen
Lecturer
B.A. University of Detroit
M.A. Loyola University - Chicago
Ph.D. Loyola University - Chicago
Areas of Specialization: American Government (federal and local), American History: Discovery to Reconstruction and Modern European History: 1648 to present
gvanduse@oakton.edu
847.635.1950
Office: 2430, Des Plaines

Nelson Wainwright
Lecturer

B.A. John Carroll University
M.A. Loyola University - Chicago
Areas of Specialization: International Relations and Political Theory
nwainwright@oakton.edu
847.635.1950
Office: 2430, Des Plaines