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
Alidadi, Katayoun

Katayoun Alidadi

Assistant Professor, History and Social Sciences
Faculty Suite C, Room 234
Ph D, KU Leuven
LLM, Harvard Law School
MS, KU Leuven

Law & society; Law & religion; International business law; International trade law and human rights; Private international law; Legal anthropology

Minority rights and human rights; religious accommodation; private international law and Islamic law; comparative legal traditions

  • Law and Society Association
  • California State Bar (inactive status)
  • New York State Bar (inactive)
  • Society for the Scientific Study of Religion