Professor of History
Director of Master of Arts in Liberal Studies Program
Tamara L. Hunt received a PhD in British History from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign in 1989. Since that time, she has taught at the University of Louisville, Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, and the University of Southern Indiana, where she served as department chair from 2003-2012. She teaches courses in British and European history, world history, and historiography (the history of writing history). Her first book, Defining John Bull, was on English political caricature in the reign of George III (1760-1820), and she has co-edited a book called Women and the Colonial Gaze which examined the ways in which ideologies of gender have been utilized as part of imperialism since at least the time of the ancient Romans. Her current research is a study two early eighteenth-century women and the world of London publishing.