History & Political Science Experts

Below is a list of UDM experts in the area of History and Political Science. Feel free to contact our faculty directly. For assistance contacting faculty or arranging interviews, please call UDM's Media Relations office at 313-993-1254. Please note that the views of these experts are their own and may not reflect the views of their colleagues or the University of Detroit Mercy.

Phone area code is 313 except where noted. If you are conducting an in-person interview in the expert's office, be sure to ask faculty members on which campus they are located.

History - U.S. experts

60s History

Greg Sumner (LA&E)

Phone: 993-1121
sumnergd@udmercy.edu

African American

Roy Finkenbine (LA&E)

Phone: 993-3250
finkenre@udmercy.edu

Age of Enlightenment

Nicholas Rombes (LA&E)

Phone: 993-1085
rombesnd@udmercy.edu

Baseball History

Tom Stanton (LA&E)

Phone: 586-725-0726
stantontom@aol.com

Historical Events

Greg Sumner (LA&E)

Phone: 993-1121
sumnergd@udmercy.edu

History of Technology

John Staudenmaier (AD)

Phone: 993-3391
staudejm@udmercy.edu

Museums

Daniel Kroupa (LA&E)

Phone: 993-1166
kroupadr@udmercy.edu

Popular Culture

Michael Bernacchi (BA)

Phone: 993-1116

Greg Sumner (LA&E)

Phone: 993-1121
sumnergd@udmercy.edu

Slavery and Abolition

Roy Finkenbine (LA&E)

Phone: 993-3250
finkenre@udmercy.edu

Underground Railroad

Roy Finkenbine (LA&E)

Phone: 993-3250
finkenre@udmercy.edu

World War II

Greg Sumner (LA&E)

Phone: 993-1121
sumnergd@udmercy.edu

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History - World experts

. . . of Europe

Diane Robinson-Dunn (LA&E)

Phone: 993-1107
robinsod@udmercy.edu

Ancient: Art - Architecture

Sarah Stever (LA&E)

Phone: 993-1099
steversn@udmercy.edu

Carney Latin American Solidarity Archives

Gail Presbey (LA&E)

Phone: 993-1124
presbegm@udmercy.edu

Europe, Economy of

Raphael Shen (LA&E)

Phone: 993-1738
shenrs@udmercy.edu

Holocaust

Greg Sumner (LA&E)

Phone: 993-1121
sumnergd@udmercy.edu

Italian History and Art

Sarah Stever (LA&E)

Phone: 993-1099
steversn@udmercy.edu

Italian Program in Volterra

Sarah Stever (LA&E)

Phone: 993-1099
steversn@udmercy.edu

Medieval History

Edwin DeWindt (LA&E)

Phone: 993-1098
ebdw@worldnet.att.net

Middle Ages: Italy

Sarah Stever (LA&E)

Phone: 993-1099
steversn@udmercy.edu

Renaissance and Reformation

Sarah Stever (LA&E)

Phone: 993-1099
steversn@udmercy.edu

Russian History

Stephen Manning (LA&E)

Phone: 993-1087
mannings@udmercy.edu

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Politics experts

. . . and Bureaucracy

Donald Burkholder (LA&E)

Phone: 993-1089
burkholdr@udmercy.edu

Chinese Political Issues

Stephen Manning (LA&E)

Phone: 993-1087
mannings@udmercy.edu

Comparative Politics

Stephen Manning (LA&E)

Phone: 993-1087
mannings@udmercy.edu

Elections—National

Victoria Mantzopoulos (LA&E)

Phone: 993-1056
armstrov@udmercy.edu

Japanese Political Issues

Stephen Manning (LA&E)

Phone: 993-1087
mannings@udmercy.edu

Marketing of

Michael Bernacchi (BA)

Phone: 993-1116

Political Campaigns

Victoria Mantzopoulos (LA&E)

Phone: 993-1056
armstrov@udmercy.edu

Politics in the Media

Michael Bernacchi (BA)

Phone: 993-1116

Victoria Mantzopoulos (LA&E)

Phone: 993-1056
armstrov@udmercy.edu

Politics of Africa

Gail Presbey (LA&E)

Phone: 993-1124
presbegm@udmercy.edu

Polling / Public Opinion Polls

Victoria Mantzopoulos (LA&E)

Phone: 993-1056
armstrov@udmercy.edu

President / Congress

Victoria Mantzopoulos (LA&E)

Phone: 993-1056
armstrov@udmercy.edu

Russian Politics

Stephen Manning (LA&E)

Phone: 993-1087
mannings@udmercy.edu

U.S Constitution

Victoria Mantzopoulos (LA&E)

Phone: 993-1056
armstrov@udmercy.edu

Urban Policy

Michael Whitty (BA)

Phone: 248-703-9009
whittymd@udmercy.edu

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