Faculty & Staff

The History Department is part of the Humanities Division, led by Dr. Sarah Donovan, Division Chair.


Brett Palfreyman

Associate Professor, History Department

718-390-3318 brett.palfreyman@wagner.edu Parker Hall 203

Rita Reynolds

Associate Professor, History Department

rita.reynolds@wagner.edu Parker Hall 202

19th and 20th century historian of African-American and American history.

Alison Smith

Adjunct Faculty, History Department

asmith@wagner.edu Parker Hall 207

Professor Emerita of History

Lori Weintrob

Professor/Holocaust Center Director, History Department

lrweintr@wagner.edu Parker Hall 208

Karim Malak

Visiting Assistant Professor, History Department

718-390-3485 karim.malak@wagner.edu 201 Parker

I am a historian of the Global South with a focus on the nineteenth-twentieth century colonialism and governmentality in the Middle East

Adjunct Professors


Emeritus Faculty

Dr. Robert Anderson Professor
Emeritus of History
Dr. George Rappaport
Emeritus of History



Departmental Contacts


Marissa Carney

Academic Administrative Assistant, Humanities

marissa.carney@wagner.edu Parker Hall 313

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