History and
Social Sciences

The faculty and students within our multidisciplinary department advance the study and practice of history and the social sciences through teaching, research, and outreach. Our research generates knowledge rooted in historical and social scientific approaches to the study of the human condition.


Department Faculty

Adjunct Professors

  • Mary Anne K. Clarke
  • Ethan Dugas
  • Burton Van Name Edwards
  • Jeffrey Hamill
  • Curtis Holland
  • Gail Mohanty
  • Alicia Sansone
  • Shahram Shadbash
  • Kristin Taylor-Costello
  • Terrance N. Turner
Barrett Litoff, Judy

Judy Barrett Litoff

Professor, History and Social Sciences
Faculty Suite C, Room 226

Ph D, University of Maine
MA, Emory University
BA, Emory University

American Women's History, U.S. Women and World War II, Gender and American Culture in the 1950s, Cultures and Economies in Transition, The U.S. and China, 1931-1950, The U.S. and World Politics

American Midwives, Collaborative Learning at a Distance Between the United States and Nations in Transition, U.S. Women and World War II, American Women's History

  • Coordinating Council for Women in History
  • Organization of American Historians
  • Phi Alpha Theta
  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Pi Sigma Alpha
  • Southern Association of Women Historians
  • Southern Historical Association
  • Stages of Freedom
  • American Historical Association
  • Rhode Island Black Heritage Society
  • 2018, Spring 2018 Sabbatical
  • 2018, 2018 Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 2017, Bryant Unversity Summer Research/Travel Stipend to Dubai and Vietnam
  • 2016, Bryant University Merit Award
  • 2013, Sinology Fellow, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2015
  • 2007, Honorary Chairs' Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Humanities
  • 2006, Best in French Culture Award for An American Heroine in the French Resistance
  • 2005, Research and Publication Award
  • 2001, Who's Who in America, 2001 - present
  • 1997, Bryant University Summer Research/Travel Stipend to Ukraine, May 19-June 9.
  • 1997, Eurasia Foundation Travel/Research Grant to Republic Georgia, June 9-June 17
  • 1997, Research and Publication Award
  • 1996, Center for International Business and Economic Development and Department of Defense Travel/Research
  • 1996, Herstory Award
  • 1995, Travel/Research Grant to England and France
  • 1994, James Madison Prize
  • 1989, Distinguished Faculty Member Award
  • 1988, Distinguished Faculty Member Award

Barrett Litoff, J., Forthcoming book chapter, Home Fronts At War, Oxford University Press .

Barrett Litoff, J., Manuscript Review, 2015, Oxford University Press.

Barrett Litoff, J., Review of Nursing Civil Rights, forthcoming, Journal of Southern History.

Barrett Litoff, J., Book Review of Glory in Their Spirit: How Four Black Women Took on the Army during World War II for Journal of American History, Journal of American History .

Barrett Litoff, J., Book Review of Nursing Civil Rights 2016, Journal of Southern History.

Barrett Litoff, J., Comparative Home Fronts Conference.

Barrett Litoff, J., HIS 361: Gender and World War II.

Barrett Litoff, J., Memory, Museums, and Culural Heritage, June 2016, Fourth International Symposium on Chinese Language and Culture.

Barrett Litoff, J., See my 2018 Sabbatical report submitted to my Department Chair and Dean. A copy was also submitted to the Provost..

Barrett Litoff, J., Womanpower and Propaganda, 2016, University of Pittsburg Press.

Barrett Litoff, J., Writing the War: Chronicles of a World War II Correspondenct, Michigan War Studies Review, 2016.

Barrett Litoff, J., Memory, Museums, and Cultura Heritage: The Chinese People's War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression, 1931-1945" , Tourism and the Shifting Values of Cultural Heritage , 2014.

Barrett Litoff, J., Review of Chasing Ghosts: A Memor of a Father, Gone to War, Fordham University Press , 2014.

Barrett Litoff, J., Miss You: The World War II Letters of Barbara Wooddall Taylor and Charles E. Taylor, University of Georgia Press, 2013.

Barrett Litoff, J., Philanthropy in America: A History, The Historian , 2013.

Barrett Litoff, J., Reivew of Making War, Making Women: Feminity and Duty on the Ameican Home Front, North Carolina Historical Review, 2013.

Barrett Litoff, J., Review of "The Trouble with Propaganda: World War II, Franco Spain, and the Origins of Postwar Public Diplomacy" , Journal of American History, 2013.

Barrett Litoff, J., Review of Philanthropy in America: A History, The Historian, 2013.

Barrett Litoff, J., Review of Ruth's Box: Old Letters, New Truths, University of Missouri Press, 2013.

Barrett Litoff, J., The United States and China, Oxford University Press, 2013.

Barrett Litoff, J., Review Essay, Yalta 1945 and Yalta: The Price of Peace, American Communist History , 2012.

Barrett Litoff, J., Review of "Homefront Heroines", 2012.

Barrett Litoff, J., Review of Remember Nazi Germany and Mississippi Tyranny Too, Journal of Mississippi History, 2012.