Dr. Justin McCarthy is a Distinguished Professor of History and came to U of L after receiving his PhD from the University of California, Los Angeles. He is recognized nationally and internationally as the preeminent scholar in the field of Ottoman Empire history and the history of modern Turkey. Dr. McCarthy has authored eleven books, and the most recent is 2006's The Armenian Rebellion at Van.
Dr. McCarthy's MEIS course offerings include The Middle East 1453-Present, War in the Middle East, and further studies in Middle Eastern history.
Department of History, Gottschalk Hall