Lopita Nath, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair

Department of History

Asian Studies Program

Office: AD 357

Phone: 210-832-2187

  • Areas of Concentration

    Interests: South Asian History and Politics, Asian and World History, Migration Studies, Refugee Studies, Issues of Human Displacement, Citizenship, Security and Human Rights.

     Courses Taught: World History, History of South Asia, Modern India, Southeast Asia, Japan, China and Korea, Afghanistan, Middle East, History of Islam, Global Refugees, Global Human Rights, Migration Studies and Inquiry into the Modern World.


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Michelle Tabit, Ph.D.

Associate Professor,

Department of History

Office: AD 355

Phone: 210.283.6346

  • Areas of Concentration

    Interests: American Women’s History, US History, and Latin American History with special emphasis on Mexico, Cuba and the Caribbean, Brazil, and Slavery.

     Courses Taught: US Survey I & II, World History II, War and Society, Latin America Survey (pre and post-independence), American Women’s History, Harry Potter and History, and Star Trek History and Culture

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Laura Cannon, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor,

Department of History

Office: AD 251

Phone: (210) 283-5039

  • Areas of Concentration

    Interests: Texas History, the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands, Mexican American history, labor history, the history of civil rights, and the history of race and citizenship.

    Courses Taught: U.S. to 1865; U.S. since 1865; Texas History; Foundations of Historical Research; U.S. National Period

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Part-Time Faculty