Department Contacts and Location

Claudrena Harold | Professor and Chair 

Erin Lambert | Associate Professor and Associate Chair | 434-924-6383

Fahad Bishara | Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies | 434-924-6423

William Hitchcock | Professor and Director of Graduate Admissions | 434-923-9765

Jennifer Sessions | Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies | 434-924-6405

Bradly Reed | Associate Professor and Director of the Distinguished Majors Program | 434-924-6399

Penny Von Eschen | Professor and Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

W Scott Roberts | Department Finance and Administration Manager | 434-924-6380

Pamela Pack | Administrative and Graduate Program Coordinator | 434-924-7147

Ashley Herring | Fiscal and Undergraduate Coordinator | 434-924-6381

Tim Dunne | Local Support Partner (LSP) | 434-924-4633

Department Address

The history department is located in the Nau Building on the South Lawn. Our main office is on the third floor and is accessible directly from the bridge across Jefferson Park Ave.


Mailing Address:
PO Box 400180
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4180
Physical Address:
1540 Jefferson Park Ave
323 Nau Hall Charlottesville, VA 22903