History

Faculty and Staff

Faculty

 

Bruce Dehart

Bruce J. DeHart

Professor and Chair of the History Department
(Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Email: bruce.dehart@uncp.edu
Phone: 910.521.6627
Office: Dial Humanities Building, Room 251
Office Hours: MW 11:00-12:00 Noon; TR 2:00-3:30 PM; & by appt.

Courses Offered

  • HST 1150 - World Civilizations Since 1500
  • HST 4210 - History of Modern Germany, 1866 to the Present
  • HST 4220 - The Second World War
  • HST 4320 - A History of Imperial Russia, 1682 to 1917
  • HST 4330 - History of Soviet Russia, 1917 to the Present
  • HST 5650 - Europe: Germany Since 1866 (graduate)
  • HSTS 4185 - Genocide & Ethnic Cleansing in the 20th C.
  • HSTS 4230 - The Holocaust
  • HSTS 5020 - The Holocaust (graduate)

 

Ryan Anderson

Ryan Anderson

Associate Professor, Coordinator of American Studies Program, Director of the Pembroke Undergraduate Research and Creativity Center
(Ph.D., Purdue University)

Email: ryan.anderson@uncp.edu
Phone: 910.775.4263
Office: Dial Humanities Building, Room 208
Office Hours: MTWR 8:00-9:00 AM; & by appt.

Courses Offered

  • AST 2010 - Introduction to American Studies
  • HST 1010 - American Civilizations to 1877
  • HST 1020 - American Civilizations since 1877
  • HST 3140 - Gilded Age and Progressive Era
  • HST 3150 - War, Prosperity, and Depression, 1912-1945
  • HST 3820 - Growing Up American
  • HST 4100 - Themes in U.S. Social History
  • HSTS 4241 - History of Rock and Roll
  • HSTS 5430 - US Social and Cultural History: Manliness in America

 

Charles Beem

Charles Beem

Professor Coordinator, British Studies Minor
(Ph.D., University of Arizona)

Email: charles.beem@uncp.edu
Phone: 910.521.6229
Office: Dial Humanities Building, Room 205
Web Page: www.tudorhistorian.com
Office Hours: TR 8:00-9:30 AM, 1:45-2:45 PM; and by appt.

Courses Offered

  • HST 1140 - World Civilizations to 1500
  • HST 2140 - Intro to British Studies
  • HST 3270 - Early Modern Europe
  • HST 4170 - Modern Britain
  • HST 4120 - History of Sexuality
  • HST 4410 - History of Medieval Britain
  • HST 4420 - Tudor/Stuart Britain
  • HST 4430 - British Empire
  • HST 5080 - Medieval Britain (graduate)
  • HST 5090 - British Empire (graduate)

 

Dr. Scott BillingsleyScott Billingsley

Professor, Associate Provost, and Associate Vice Chancellor for Enrollment
(Ph.D., Auburn University)

Email: scott.billingsley@uncp.edu
Phone: 910.521.6807
Office: Lumbee Hall, Room 427 & Dial Humanities Building, Room 250
Web Page: www.uncp.edu/home/billings/
Office Hours: W 5:00-6:00 PM; & by appt.

Courses Offered

  • HST 1010 - American Civilizations to 1877
  • HST 1020 - American Civilizations since 1877
  • HST 3000 - Intro to the Study of History
  • HSTS 4210- Religion in America
  • HSTS 4460 - Tech. and American Society
  • HSTS 4500 - U.S. History Since 1945
  • HSTS 5530 - Religion in America (graduate)
  • SSE 5500 - Adv. Social Studies Curriculum and Instructional Methods (graduate)
  • SSE 5750 - Social Studies Curriculum Transformation (graduate)

 

Robert Brown

Robert W. Brown

Professor
(Ph.D., Duke University)

Email: robert.brown@uncp.edu
Phone: 910.521.6438
Office: Dial Humanities Building, Room 212 
Web Page: http://www.uncp.edu/home/rwb/brownrw.htm
Office Hours: MWF 11:15-12:15 PM; TR: 12:30-2:00 PM

Courses Offered

  • HST 1140 - World Civilizations to 1500
  • HST 3000 - Introduction to the Study of History
  • HST 3290 - Revolution, Liberalism and Nationalism in Europe
  • HST 3320 - Twentieth Century Europe
  • HST 4300 - Nazi Germany (1933-1945)
  • HST 4510 - Senior Seminar
  • HSTS 4100 - Topics in History: The City in European History

 

Serina CinnamonSerina Cinnamon

Assistant Professor and SSE Undergraduate Coordinator
(Ph.D., Southern Illinois University)

Email: serina.cinnamon@uncp.edu
Phone: 910.521.6441 (office); 618.713.4310 (mobile)
Office: Dial Humanities Building, Room 207 
Office Hours: TR 1:00-4:00 PM; and by appt.

Courses Offered

  • HST 1150 - World Civilizations since 1500
  • SSE 3650 - Content & Techniques of Social Studies
  • SSE 4000 - Methods for Teaching Social Studies
  • SSE 4480 - SSE Internship in the Secondary School
  • SSE 4490 - SSE Internship Seminar

 

Weston CookWeston F. Cook

Professor
(Ph.D., Georgetown University)

Email: weston.cook@uncp.edu
Phone: 910.521.6440
Office: Dial Humanities Building, Room 206
Office Hours: MF 9:00-11:30 AM; TR 3:00-4:30 PM; W variable

Courses Offered

  • HST 1140 - World Civilizations to 1500
  • HST 3210 - Ancient History
  • HST 3230 - The Middle Ages
  • HST 3240 - Byzantine and Islamic History
  • HST 3510 - History of the Modern Middle East
  • HST 3750 - History of Sub-Sahara Africa
  • HST 3720 - History of South Asia
  • HST 3811 - History of Iran
  • HSTS 4350 - Twentieth-Century World

 

Jeff Frederick

Jeff Frederick

Professor and Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
(Ph.D., Auburn University)

Email: jeff.frederick@uncp.edu
Phone: 910.521.6439
Office: Hickory Hall
Office Hours: MWF 10:00-11:00 AM; T 11:00-12:00 Noon; and by appt.

Courses Offered

  • HST 1010 - American Civilizations to 1877
  • HST 1020 - American Civilizations since 1877
  • HST 4040 - History of the Old South to 1865
  • HST 4050 - History of the New South, 1865-1980
  • HSTS 4350 - Topics in History: American Political History
  • HSTS 4360 - Topics in History: The Civil Rights Movement
  • HSTS 4390 - Topics in History: Sports and American Society
  • HST 5510 - History of the New South (graduate)

 

Jaime Martinez

Jaime Martinez

Associate Professor
(Ph.D., The University of Virginia at Charlottesville)

Email: jaime.martinez@uncp.edu
Phone: 910.775.4031
Office: Dial Humanities Building, Room 209
Office Hours: M 4:00-6:00 PM; W 9:00-11:00 AM; TR by appt.

Courses Offered

  • HST 1010 - American Civilizations to 1877
  • HST 1030 - Intro to African American History
  • HST 3000 - Intro to the Study of History
  • HST 3040 - Jacksonian America
  • HST 3100 - Civil War & Reconstruction
  • HST 3610 - African American History to 1863
  • HSTS 3315 - African American Women
  • HSTS 4030 - Digital History

 

Mark ThompsonJ. Mark Thompson

Professor
(Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Web Information Coordinator

Email: mark.thompson@uncp.edu
Phone: 910.521.6444 
Office: Dial Humanities Building, Room 235
Office Hours: M 1:30-4:00 PM; T 8:00-9:15 AM; R 12:30-1:45 PM; and by appt.

Courses Offered

  • HST 1010 - American Civilizations to 1877
  • HST 1020 - American Civilizations since 1877
  • HST 3050 - The American Colonies
  • HST 3060 - Revolution & the Young Republic
  • HST 3170 - History of North Carolina
  • HST 4060 - American Military History
  • HST 4130 - History of U.S. Foreign Policy
  • HST 5100 - Advanced North Carolina History (graduate)
  • HST 5540 - The American Revolution (graduate)

 

Christopher WoolleyChristopher Woolley

Assistant Professor
(Ph.D., University of Florida)

Email: christopher.woolley@uncp.edu
Phone: 910.521.6317
Office: Dial Humanities Building, Room 210
Office Hours: TBA

Courses Offered

  • HST 1150 - World Civilizations since 1500
  • HST 3860 - Latin American since Independence

 

Adjunct and Part-time Faculty

Elaine Davis

Elaine Davis

Lecturer

Email: davise.lshs@robeson.k12.nc.us
Phone: 910.521.6229
Office Hours: by appointment

Courses Scheduled

  • SSE 3000 - Intro to Teaching Social Studies

 

Andrew DuppstadtAndrew Duppstadt

Lecturer

Email: andrew.duppstadt@uncp.edu
Phone: 910.521.6229
Office Hours: by appointment

Courses Scheduled

  • HST 1010 - American Civilizations to 1877

 

Anthony Johnson

Anthony Johnson

Lecturer

Email: anthony.johnson@uncp.edu
Phone: 910.521.6229
Office: Dial Humanities Building, Room 211
Office Hours: by appointment

Courses Scheduled

  • HST 1010 - American Civilizations to 1877
  • HST 1020 - American Civilizations since 1877
  • HST 1150 - World Civilizations since 1500

 

Lee Kent

Lee Kent

Lecturer

Email: lee.kent @uncp.edu
Phone: 910.521.6229
Office Hours: by appointment

Courses Scheduled

  • HST 1010 - American Civilizations to1877
  • HST 1020 - American Civilizations since 1877
  • HST 1140 - World Civilizations to 1500

 

Robert NelmsRobert Nelms

Lecturer

Email: robert.nelms@uncp.edu
Phone: 910.521.6229
Office Hours: by appointment

Courses Scheduled

  • HST 1020 - American Civilizations since 1877
  • HST 3170 - History of North Carolina

 

Marvin Richardson

Lecturer

Email: marvin.richardson@uncp.edu
Phone: 910.521.6229
Office Hours: by appointment

Courses Scheduled

  • HST 3170 - History of North Carolina

 

Staff

 

Patricia LewisPatricia Lewis

Administrative Secretary

Email: patricia.lewis@uncp.edu
Phone: 910.521.6229
Office: Dial Humanities Building, Room 203

Ms. Lewis came to us from the School of Education. She shoulders many responsibilities in the History Department, serving as the receptionist, providing support to the faculty, maintaining departmental files, assisting with student registration, and performing a wide variety of tasks essential to the History Department's success. She is an alumnus of the UNCP History Department, and we feel fortunate to have her return to it.

 

Faculty - Retired and Emeritus Faculty

John Chay

UNCP Service: 1969-1995
(PhD, University of Michigan)

 

Manuel Conley

Manuel "Mickey" Conley

UNCP Service: 1987-2005
(DA, Middle Tennessee State University)

 

 

 

Kathleen Hilton

Kathleen C. Hilton 

UNCP Service: 1990-2010 
(Ph.D., Carnegie-Mellon University)

 

 

 

Jeffrey LucasJeff Lucas

UNCP Service: 2005-2015
(Ph.D., University of Texas at El Paso)

 

 
 

Jerome A. McDuffie

UNCP Service: 1967-2002
(PhD, Kent State University)

 

William P. Turner

UNCP Service: 1978-1995
(PhD, West Virginia University)