James Hysell, M.A.

Continuing Lecturer, History

James Hysell


James Hysell teaches European and Asian history from the ancient to modern periods.

Research Overview

Hysell’s research is primarily focused on gender and violence in Victorian Britain. Recently, he has worked on the mythologizing of Jack the Ripper and has researched punk culture and its continued persistence globally.

Teaching Focus

Hysell offers classes on Europe and Asia, as well as Research and Writing. Students will experience dynamic discussions and focus on primary sources.

James Hysell


(219) 989-2784


Office Location:

Hammond, CLO 209


  • M.A. – History, Eastern Illinois University

Areas of Expertise

  • Violent Crime in Modern Europe
  • Gender and Crime in Modern Europe
  • Punk and Punk Culture