History Faculty and Staff

Daniel Byrne, Professor/History

Dr. Daniel Byrne


Olmsted Hall, Room 344

Dr. Byrne joined the Department in 2005 and has been an extremely active member of the faculty ever since. He studies the history of US foreign policy in all periods but is especially interested in U.S. relations with the Arab world, particularly Algeria in the 1950s and 1960s. His PhD is from Georgetown University, where he worked under some of the most eminent scholars in the area of American foreign policy, and his BA is from Notre Dame.
James MacLeod, Department Chair/History

Dr. James MacLeod

Department Chair/History

Olmsted Hall, Room 346
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Dr. MacLeod taught history at Harlaxton College from 1994 to 1999, when he moved to Evansville. He is a very effective teacher, receiving the United Methodist Institutions outstanding teacher award in 2003, and the University’s Outstanding Teacher Award in 2009. Dr. MacLeod’s MA and PhD are from Edinburgh University, one of the premier universities in Europe, and he teaches stimulating courses on the World Wars and British history. His research is on war memorials.


Michelle Lehman, Administrative Assistant/English and History

Mrs. Michelle Lehman

Administrative Assistant/English and History
Olmsted Hall, Room OH 322

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Room 346, Olmsted Administration Hall