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History and Political Thought

School of Arts and Sciences

Faculty

Professor of History and Theology

Clint J. Armstrong

Degrees Earned

  • University of California, Irvine, CA, Ph.D. 2012
  • Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, MO, M.Div. 2001
  • Washington University, St. Louis, MO, M.A. 2001
  • University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, B.A. 1996

Research Interests

  • Greek and Latin literature; epic; Augustan poetry, especially Ovid; history of literature; ancient history of Greece and Rome; mythology; New Testament

Teaching Interests

  • Greek and Latin language and readings; ancient history; mythology; social history; Bible; New Testament readings
Bortz, Sean

Associate Professor of History

Degrees Earned

  • Vanderbilt University, Ph.D. 2018
  • Vanderbilt University, M.T.S. 2009
  • University of Kentucky, M.S.Ed 2005
  • Norwich University, B.A. 1996

Research Interests

  • English Reformation; Late Medieval and Reformation Europe; Late Medieval and Reformation Orthodoxy, Heresy and anti-Judaism; Early Modern Witch-Craze

Teaching Interests

  • Medieval Europe; the Crusades; Late Medieval and Reformation Europe; Early Modern European Religion and Politics; Genocide and Mass Killing; Modern War

Associate Porfessor of History

Galchutt, Kathryn

Degrees Earned

  • Concordia College, St. Paul, Minnesota, B.A., 1993
  • Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, M.A., 1997
  • Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Ph.D., 2002

Research Interests

  • Religion and Race in Twentieth-Century America; American Lutheran History

Teaching Interests

  • American History; Modern European/Russian History; Latin American History

Assistant Professor of History

Caleb Karges

Degrees Earned

  • University of St Andrews, PhD, 2016
  • University of St Andrews, MLitt, 2010
  • Concordia University Irvine, BA, 2009

Research Interests

  • Early Modern Warfare, Strategy, Austrian History, British History, War of the Spanish Succession, Fiscal-Military State

Teaching Interests

  • Military History, European History, International Relations

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