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

Student hours are held via Google Meet. Mondays 11am-12pm, Tuesdays 5-6pm, Fridays 1-2pm. Log on to meet.google.com/gkg-rvcg-szh or email for an alternate time.

Laura Brade

Assistant Professor of History
Modern European History

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

Fall 2020 Student hours: Monday and Wednesday 10:00-11:30 am; Tuesday 7:30-8:00 pm; Thursday 8:15-8:45 pm. Meet her at https://meet.google.com/zev-htzc-bsm


Wesley Arden Dick

Professor of History
U.S. History

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

Fall 2020 Student hours: Mondays 3:00-4:00, Wednesdays 3:00-4:00, Fridays 3:20-4:00. Note: Please contact Professor Dick at  to reserve a ZOOM meeting during the posted office hours. Other meeting times may be arranged through email.

Joseph W. Ho

Assistant Professor of History
East Asian History

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

Fall 2020 Student hours: Join Dr. Ho daily from 2:00-2:50PM (except Thursdays). Log on at https://meet.google.com/koe-eetc-pky.

Marcy Sacks

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

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

Fall 2020 Student hours: Prof. Sacks’ student hours during Module B are: Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:00am-noon. Log on to https://meet.google.com/upc-dahw-hbw.

Christopher Riedel

Visiting Assistant Professor
Medieval England and Europe

Office: Robinson 210
Phone: 517/629-0398

Fall 2020 Student hours: Professor Riedel will be available via Google Meet. Join him on Mondays from 4:15-5:15pm or Fridays from 9:30-10:30am. Log on to https://meet.google.com/vyy-mbyg-kmj.

Carol Stout

Administrative Assistant

Office: Robinson 205
Phone: 517/629-0396