Adjunct Faculty

Tel: (415) 422-2379

George P. Germany

Adjunct Professor

Dr. Germany lectures in European Civilization. He has studied at the University of Texas, SMU, Saint Andrews University, Scotland, Trinity College, Oxford, and holds a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. He has lived, studied, taught, and traveled extensively in Europe, and is interested in intellectual and philosophical history and the influence of European ideas and ideologies in world history.

Tel: 415-422-4389

Christopher O'Sullivan

Adjunct Professor

Chris O'Sullivan received his BA from UC Berkeley and his MA and Ph.D. from the London School of Economics, University of London. He is the recipient of the 2013 Innovations in Teaching Award and the 2011 Distinguished Teaching Award and was recently a Fulbright visiting professor at the University of Jordan. He is the author of several books including the forthcoming Harry Hopkins: FDR's Envoy to Churchill and Stalin and others including FDR and the End of Empire (Macmillan, 2012), Colin Powell (2010), Sumner Welles (2008 -- recipient of the American Historical Association's Gutenberg Prize), and The United Nations (2005).


Leopold Podlashuc

Adjunct Professor

Leopold Podlashuc is an African social historian and activist, researching the political economy of slums and social movements arising within them, with a focus upon the historical agency of the poor. Since 2003, he has partnered with Umfelandawonye Wabantu Basemjondolo (The South African Homeless Peoples Federation) and similarly positioned movements across the South, confronting issues of governance and inclusion.

Tel: 415-422-2631

Bernard von Bothmer

Adjunct Professor

Bernard von Bothmer received a B.A. (1989) with honors from Brown University, an M.A. (1993) from Stanford University, and a Ph.D. (2006) from Indiana University. His teaching and research interests include: U.S. political history; the Civil War and Reconstruction; the Progressive era through World War Two; the U.S. during and since the 1960s; and issues related to historical memory. He has reviewed books in American history for The Journal of American History, American Historical Review, Civil War History, The Journal of Southern History, History News Network, and Civil War Book Review. He is the author of Framing the Sixties: The Use and Abuse of a Decade from Ronald Reagan to George W. Bush (University of Massachusetts Press, 2010).