History

Faculty and Staff

Faculty

Robert Brown

Robert W. Brown

Professor and Department Chair
(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: TBA

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

 

Ryan Anderson

Ryan Anderson

Associate Professor and Coordinator, American Studies Program

Interim Director of Pembroke Undergraduate Research and Creativity Center

(Ph.D., Purdue University)

Email: ryan.anderson@uncp.edu
Phone: 910.775.4263
Office: Dial Humanities Building, Room 211 
Office Hours: MTWR 8:00-9:00 AM (Dial 211); F 1:00-4:00 PM (Wellons, Suite F); & 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 4170 - Modern Britain
  • HST 4410 - History of Medieval Britain
  • HST 4420 - Tudor/Stuart Britain
  • HST 4430 - British Empire
  • HST 5080 - Medieval Britain (graduate)
  • HSTS 4400 - Topics in Gender History

 

Scott Billingsley

Scott Billingsley

Professor and SSE Graduate Coordinator
(Ph.D., Auburn University)

Email: scott.billingsley@uncp.edu
Phone: 910.521.6807
Office: Dial Humanities Building, Room 235
Web Page: www.uncp.edu/home/billings/
Office Hours: TR 10:45 AM-12:15 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)

 

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: MWF 9:00-11:30 AM; TR 3:30-4:30 PM; & by appt.

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

 

Bruce Dehart

Bruce J. Dehart

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

Email: bdehart@hotmail.com
Phone: 910.521.6627
Office: J-3 Jacobs Hall 
Office Hours: MW 11:00 AM -1:00 PM; F 11:00 AM - 12:00 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)

 

Jeff Frederick

Jeff Frederick

Professor
(Ph.D., Auburn University)

Email: jeff.frederick@uncp.edu
Phone: 910.521.6439
Office: Dial Humanities Building, Room 241-B 
Office Hours: MWF 11:00 AM-12:00 PM; 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)

 

Jeffrey LucasJeff Lucas

Associate Professor and SSE Undergraduate Coordinator
(Ph.D., University of Texas at El Paso)

Email: jeffrey.lucas@uncp.edu
Phone: 910.521.6441
Office: Dial Humanities Building, Room 207 
Office Hours: TR 1:30-3:30 PM (unavailable on 9/16 & 18, 10/14, and 11/11 & 13)
Web Page: http://www.uncp.edu/home/lucasj/

Courses Offered

  • HST 1020 - American Civilizations Since 1877
  • HST 3840 - Colonial Latin America
  • HST 3850 - Indians of Latin America
  • HST 3860 - Latin America since Independence
  • HST 3870 - Modern Mexico
  • SSE 3650 - Content and Techniques of Social Studies
  • SSE 4000 - Methods for Teaching Social Studies
  • SSE 4480 - Student Teaching

 

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 2:30-4:00 PM; W 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM; F 2:30-4:00 PM; & by appt.

Courses Offered

  • HST 1010 - American Civilizations to 1877
  • 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

 

Rose Stremlau

Rose Stremlau

Associate Professor 
(Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Email: stremlau@uncp.edu
Phone: 910.521.6317
Office: Dial Humanities Building, Room 208
Office Hours: TR 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM; and alternate MW afternoons

Courses Offered

  • HST 1010 - American Civilizations to 1877
  • HST 1020 - American Civilizations since 1877
  • HST 1100 - American Indian History to 1865
  • HST 1110 - American Indian History since 1865
  • HST 3000 - Intro to the Study of History
  • HST 3260 - Indians of the Southeast
  • HST 3800 - Women and the Development of US Society
  • HSTS 4400 - Topics in Gender 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: J-4 Jacobs Hall 
Web Page: www.uncp.edu/home/thompson/
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)
  • HSTS 4180 - War & American Society

 

Adjunct and Part-time Faculty

Elaine Davis

Elaine Davis

Lecturer

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

Courses Scheduled

  • SSE 3000 - Intro to Teaching Social Studies

 

Andrew Duppstadt

Lecturer

Email: andrew.duppstadt@uncp.edu
Phone: 910.521.6229

Courses Scheduled

  • HST 1010 - American Civilizations to 1877

 

Anthony Johnson

Anthony Johnson

Lecturer

Email: anthony.johnson@uncp.edu
Phone: 910.521.6229
Office Hours: by appointment

Courses Scheduled

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

 

Lee Kent

Lee Kent

Lecturer

Email: 
Phone: 910.521.6229
Office Hours: by appointment

Courses Scheduled

  • HST 1010 - American Civilizations to1877
  • HST 1020 - American Civilizations since 1877

 

Robert Nelms

Lecturer

Email: robert.nelms@uncp.edu
Phone: 910.521.6229

Courses Scheduled

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

 

Staff

Janet Gentes

Janet Gentes

Administrative Secretary Safe Zone

Email: janet.gentes@uncp.edu
Phone: 910.521.6229
Office: Dial Humanities Building, Room 203

Ms. Gentes shoulders many responsibilities, 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.

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)

 

 

 

 

Jerome A. McDuffie

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

 

William P. Turner

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