Marianne Ruel Robins, Ph.D.

Professor of History
(805) 565-6197

Office Location

Deane Hall 203

Office Available

Dr. Robins in on sabbatical for the Spring 2024 semester. 


Perspectives on World History, Medieval Mediterranean.


Dr. Robins earned her doctorate in history at the University of Paris I, La Sorbonne. She comes from Paris, France, and joined the Westmont history faculty in 1996. She has published two books in French, “Words of the Gospels: Four German Pamphlets of the 1520s,” and her dissertation, “Christians and Dance in Modern France.”  She currently researches and publishes in the field of Holocaust studies, specifically on the history of rescue among French Protestants. She has received the Teacher of the Year Award and led the 2011 Westmont Mediterranean Semester.