History, Languages, Critical Race & Women's Studies Department Faculty & Staff

  • MSUM History, Languages, Critical Race & Women's Studies faculty are dedicated to help students have immersive cultural experiences while developing advanced fluency and cultural competence. Faculty have lead study abroad trips to places like China, Costa Rica, Ecuador, the Galapagos Islands, Spain, Japan and Mexico.

  • Yolanda Arauza
    PhD, MA, BS
    Associate Professor
    History, Languages, Critical Race and Women's Studies, Department of
    arauzala@mnstate.edu | Phone: 218.477.2027
    Office: MA 374H
    Dana Bisignani
    MFA, BA
    Women's Center Coordinator | Adjunct Faculty
    Women's Center | History, Languages, Critical Race and Women's Studies, Department of
    dana.bisignani@mnstate.edu | Office: 218.477.4973
    Office: BR 154
    Nathan Clarke
    PhD, MA, BA
    Associate Professor
    History, Languages, Critical Race and Women's Studies, Department of
    I grew up near Vancouver. In 1991, I went to Mexico on stude...
    clarke@mnstate.edu | Phone: 218.477.2728
    Office: MA 374A
    Kandace Creel Falcon
    PhD
    Associate Professor
    History, Languages, Critical Race and Women's Studies, Department of
    Kandace Creel Falcón, Ph.D. earned her doctorate degree in F...
    kandace.creel@mnstate.edu | Phone: 218.477.4075
    Office: MA 175
    John Hall
    PhD, MA, BA
    Professor
    History, Languages, Critical Race and Women's Studies, Department of
    John Hall, Professor, Spanish Education; Ph.D. in Second Lan...
    halljohn@mnstate.edu | Phone: 218.477.2916
    Office: MA 279F
    Aimee Hilgers
    MA, BA
    Assistant Professor | TEFL Program Coordinator
    English Department | History, Languages, Critical Race and Women's Studies, Department of
    hilgersa@mnstate.edu | Office: 218.477.4267
    Office: MA 279G
    Steven Hoffbeck
    DA, MA, BA, BS
    Professor
    History, Languages, Critical Race and Women's Studies, Department of
    hoffbeck@mnstate.edu | Phone: 218.477.4041
    Office: MA 374K
    Linda Houts-Smith
    PhD
    Associate Professor
    History, Languages, Critical Race and Women's Studies, Department of
    Linda Houts-Smith, Associate Professor and Program Coordinat...
    houtsli@mnstate.edu | Phone: 218.477.4059
    Office: MA 279B
    Melissa Howard
    OAS Intermediate
    History, Languages, Critical Race and Women's Studies, Department of
    melissa.howard@mnstate.edu | Phone: 218.477.2812
    Office: MA 374
    Phyllis May-Machunda
    PhD, MA, BM
    Professor
    History, Languages, Critical Race and Women's Studies, Department of
    Phyllis May-Machunda, Ph.D. is a professor in the American M...
    maymach@mnstate.edu | Phone: 218.477.2975
    Office: MA 374J
    Takanori Mita
    EdD, MA, BA
    Professor
    History, Languages, Critical Race and Women's Studies, Department of
    takanori@mnstate.edu | Phone: 218.477.4063
    Office: MA 279C
    Annette Morrow
    PhD
    Professor
    History, Languages, Critical Race and Women's Studies, Department of
    Annette Kleinkauf Morrow, Ph.D. specializes in Ancient and M...
    morrowan@mnstate.edu | Phone: 218.477.2813
    Office: MA 374B
    Kim Park Nelson
    PhD, MS, BA
    Associate Professor
    History, Languages, Critical Race and Women's Studies, Department of
    Kim Park Nelson teaches in the American Multicultural Studie...
    parknelson@mnstate.edu | Phone: 218.477.4058
    Office: MA 279H
    Sean Taylor
    PhD
    Professor
    History, Languages, Critical Race and Women's Studies, Department of
    I have always loved history. I grew up in New England surrou...
    sean.taylor@mnstate.edu | Phone: 218.477.2814
    Office: MA 374G