History Advising

  • Have questions about the History major or minor? 
  • Considering changing your major to History? 
  • Trying to plan your college career or preparing for graduation?

Stop by an advisor’s office for drop-in advising, or email them directly if you would like to set up an appointment. 

The following faculty all serve as general advisors:

General Advisors Faculty
Instructor Email Office Phone Spring Office Hours
Bittner, Stephen steve.bittner@sonoma.edu Stevenson 2070G (707) 664-2447 Out on Sabbatical
Cohen, Samuel samuel.cohen@sonoma.edu Stevenson 2070C (707) 664-2415 Mon 2-3pm
Tues 4-5pm
Wed 2-3pm
Dodgen, Randall dodgen@sonoma.edu Stevenson 3009B (707) 664-3279  
Estes, Steve steve.estes@sonoma.edu Stevenson 2070D (707) 664-2424 Tues 1-2pm
Wed 10:45-11:45am
Thurs 1-2pm
Halavais, Mary mary.halavais@sonoma.edu Stevenson 2062 (707) 664-2489 Mon 11:15am-12pm
Tues 4:40-6:10pm
Wed 11:15am-12pm
Jolly, Michelle michelle.jolly@sonoma.edu Stevenson 2070M prefers email Tues 4-5pm
Thurs 12-2pm
Kittelstrom, Amy kitt@sonoma.edu Stevenson 2066 (707) 664-2327 Tues 12:45-1:45pm
Wed 12-1pm
Thurs 12-1pm
Noonan, Kathleen noonan@sonoma.edu Stevenson 2070E (707) 664-2959 Tues 1-2pm
Thurs 8:45-9:45am

 

Questions related to the following advising items should be addressed to the assigned advisor:

Specialized Advisiors
Advising Faculty Office Phone Spring Office Hours
Department Chair Noonan, Kathleen Stevenson 2070E (707) 664-2959 Tues 1-2pm
Thurs 8:45-9:45am
Graduate Advisor Estes, Steve Stevenson 2070D (707) 664-2424 Tues 1-2pm
Wed 10:45-11:45am
Thurs 1-2pm
Internship Advisor Cohen, Samuel Stevenson 2070C (707) 664-2415 Mon 2-3pm
Tues 4-5pm
Wed 2-3pm
History Journal Advisor Kittelstrom, Amy Stevenson 2066 (707) 664-2327 Tues 12:45-1:45pm
Wed 12-1pm
Thurs 12-1pm

See outline of courses required under the Major in History

For general advising:

History Majors (including those considering a History major or minor):

  1. Go to any advisor’s drop-in office hours or email them directly to set up an appointment.

To change your major:

  1. Obtain Change of Major form from Admissions and Records or the department office.
  2. Meet with any advisor and ask them to sign the form. (Go to their drop-in office hours or email them directly to set up an appointment.)
  3. Give the signed form to the department’s administrative coordinator and they will get the Department Chair’s signature and send it over to Admissions and Records.

To apply for graduation:

  1. Obtain the Graduation Application from Admissions and Records or the department.  (Spring of Junior year.)
  2. Complete the forms to the best of your ability.
  3. Meet with any advisor to go over the Graduation Application form and to sign off on it. (Go to their drop-in office hours or email them directly to set up an appointment.)
  4. Give the forms to the department’s administrative coordinator and they will get the Department Chair’s signature and send it over to Admissions and Records.

To obtain advisor, Chair, or Dean signatures on any other forms:

  1. Go to any advisor’s drop-in office hours or email them directly to set up an appointment. Have him/her sign your form.
  2. If the form requires the Department Chair and/or Dean’s signature/s, give the form to the department’s administrative coordinator.  The form will be forwarded to the Chair and/or the Dean, and sent over to Admissions and Records, unless you request to return and pick it up in our student pick-up box.