Faculty and Staff

Deborah Kanter

Chair and John S. Ludington Endowed Professor of History
Latin American History/Latino History

Office: Robinson Hall 212
Phone: 517/629-0399

Spring 2021 student hours are held via Google Meet. Tuesday 11am-12:30pm, Friday 2-3pm. Log on to https://meet.google.com/inw-rrpp-zqz. Need another time?: Just email me and we’ll set up a call or video call!

Laura Brade

Assistant Professor of History
Modern European History

Office: Robinson Hall 207
Phone: 517/629-0390

Spring 2021 Student hours: M/W/F 10:20-11am, T/Th 7:30-8pm
Reserve an appointment at https://meet.google.com/qbq-desq-vwv.



Wesley Arden Dick

Professor of History
U.S. History

Office: Robinson Hall 213
Phone: 517/629-0348

Spring 2021 Student hours: HIST 101-Tuesday & Friday 3:20-4:00pm
HIST 337-Monday & Thursday 5:20-6pm

Please email Dr. Dick at to reserve a ZOOM meeting during the posted office hours. Other meeting times may be scheduled by arrangement through email.

Joseph W. Ho

Assistant Professor of History
East Asian History

Office: Robinson Hall 208 
Phone: 517/629-0233

Spring 2021 Student hours: Join Dr. Ho on Mondays, Wednesdays or Fridays from 1:00-1:50pm, or by appointment. Log on at https://meet.google.com/bgv-wosy-ors.




Marcy Sacks

Julian S. Rammelkamp Professor of History
U.S. History/African-American History

Office: Robinson Hall 211
Phone: 517/629-0298

Spring 2021 Student hours: Prof. Sacks’ student hours during Module C are: Mondays 9:00-10:00am, Wednesdays 9:00-11:00am and by appointment. Log on to https://meet.google.com/igb-noya-xhk.


Christopher Riedel

Visiting Assistant Professor
Medieval England and Europe

Office: Robinson 210
Phone: 517/629-0398

Spring 2021 Student hours: Professor Riedel will be available via Google Meet. Join him on Mondays from 2:15-3:45pm, and Wednesdays from 3:30-5:00pm. Log on to https://meet.google.com/ohz-xgpg-vqf.



Carol Stout

Administrative Assistant

Office: Robinson 205
Phone: 517/629-0396