Contact Information

Contact Us

For general questions, please call the main office at 509.359.6238. We are checking voicemails frequently but due to COVID-19 restrictions, returning calls may be difficult so please make sure to leave your email, student ID and a phone number to be reached at.

Please note that each professor in the program is available to advise students. Please contact them via email or phone to set up a Zoom meeting if needed or for any assistance in general. We are here to help you so please make sure to leave as many details so we are able to best assist you.


Ann C. Le Bar

Professor; Director of History Program
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Pronouns: she/her

Patterson Hall 103O
Office Hours
MTWHF 10–10:45 a.m.
TH 2–4:30 p.m. or via Zoom by appointment

Larry Cebula

Professor; Graduate History Studies Director
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Patterson Hall 103I
Office Hours
W 10 a.m.–noon at Digital Archives

Jacki Hedlund Tyler

Assistant Professor; Director of Social Studies Education
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Patterson Hall 103M
Office Hours
T 1–3 p.m. in office & 3–4 p.m. via Zoom
W 10 a.m.–noon

Michael F. Conlin

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Patterson Hall 103-L
Office Hours
MTWHF 10–10:50 a.m. or by appointment

Robert Dean

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Patterson Hall 103K
Office Hours
MWF 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m.

Joseph Lenti

Associate Professor
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Patterson Hall 111G
Office Hours
MW 11 a.m.–1 p.m.

Edward R. Slack

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Patterson Hall 103M
Office Hours
MWF 10 a.m.–noon

Liping Zhu

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Patterson Hall 103J
Office Hours
MTWHF 9 am.–1 p.m. via Zoom

J. "Bill" T. Youngs

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Patterson Hall 103H

Amir Selmanovic, PhD

Quarterly Faculty
Patterson Hall 103
Office Hours
MWF 11 a.m.–noon

LeAnn Fanning Knoles

Secretary Senior
History, Anthropology, Modern Languages & Literature
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