In Memoriam

History Faculty Since 1875

Note that this list may not be exhaustive. Links to obituaries are included where possible. If you find errors or omissions in the list, please email history@berkeley.edu.

NAME YEARS WITH DEPARTMENT FIELD(S)
Alexander, Paul Julius 1968–1977 Byzantine
Babcock, Kendric Charles 1899–1903 North America
Barnes, Thomas Garden 1960–2006 Britain, North America, Legal
Barrows, Susanna 1981–2010 Late Modern Europe — France
Barth, Gunther 1962–1993 North America — Urban, Immigration
Bean, Walton Elbert 1946–1977 North America — California
Bingham, Woodbridge 1937–1969 China
Bolton, Herbert Eugene 1911–1944 Latin America & North America
Borah, Woodrow 1948–1980 Latin America & North America
Bouwsma, William J. 1957–1991 Early Modern Europe — Cultural
Brentano, Robert 1952–2002 Medieval — England & Italy
Brown, Delmer Myers 1946–1977 Japan
Brucker, Gene 1954–1991 Early Modern Europe — Florentine Renaissance
Caspary, Gerard Ernest 1969–2004 Medieval
Chapman, Charles Edward 1915–1941 Latin America & North America
Cipolla, Carlo 1959–1991 Economic
Clemens, Diane 1972–2006 North America — Diplomacy
Feldman, Gerald 1963–2007 Late Modern Europe — Germany, Political
Funkenstein, Amos 1991–1995 Jewish, Medieval, Science
Gjerde, Jon 1985–2008 North America — Cultural
Guttridge, George Herbert 1925–1965 Britain & Colonial North America
Hahn, Roger 1961–2006 Science
Halperín Donghi, Tulio 1971–1997 Latin America
Hammond, George P. 1946–1965 North America
Harper, Lawrence Averell 1939–1968 North America — Legal & Economic
Hicks, John Donald 1927–1957 North America
Keightley, David 1969–1998 China — Ancient
Kent, Raymond 1966–1991 Africa — Madagascar
Kerner, Robert Joseph 1928–1956 Late Modern Europe — Russia & Eastern Europe
Kettner, James 1973–2002 North America — Colonial
King, James Ferguson 1944–1980 Latin America
Kinnaird, Lawrence 1940–1960 North America — California
Lantzeff, George V. 1947–1955 Late Modern Europe — Russia
Levenson, Joseph Richmond 1951–1969 China — Modern, Intellectual
Levine, Lawrence 1962–1994 North America — Cultural
Malia, Martin 1958–1991 Late Modern Europe — Russia
May, Henry Farnham 1952–1980 North America — Intellectual
McCormac, Eugene Irving 1910–1942 North America
McCune, George McAfee 1946–1948 East Asia — Korea
Morris, William Alfred 1912–1945 Medieval — England
Moses, Bernard 1875–1911 Latin America
O'Brien, Louis 1927–1935 Early Modern Europe
Palm, Franklin Charles 1921–1957 Late Modern Europe — France
Paxson, Frederic Logan 1932–1947 North America
Priestley, Herbert Ingram 1917–1944 Latin America — Mexico
Riasanovsky, Nicholas V. 1957–1994 Late Modern Europe — Russia
Rosenberg, Hans 1958–1970 Late Modern Europe
Sauer, Wolfgang Wilhelm 1964–1987 Late Modern Europe — Germany
Schaeffer, Paul Bigelow 1925–1967 Medieval
Schurmann, Herbert Franz 1956–1994 China — Modern
Sealey, Raphael 1967–2000 Ancient Greece
Slottman, William Bradley 1963–1993 Europe
Smith, Thomas C. 1970–1987 Japan — Early Modern & Modern
Sontag, Raymond James 1941–1972 Late Modern Europe — Diplomacy
Soulis, George Christos 1965–1966 Byzantine
Stampp, Kenneth 1946–1983 North America — Slavery
Stephens, Henry Morse 1902–1919 Late Modern Europe
Thompson, James Westfall 1933–1941 Europe
Van Nostrand, John James 1918–1954 Ancient Rome
Wakeman, Frederic 1965–2006 China — Modern
Wecter, Dixon 1949–1950 North America — Social & Cultural
Zelnik, Reginald 1964–2004 Late Modern Europe — Russia