About Us

The department currently has nine full-time talented faculty members with diverse backgrounds, expertise, and interests with a mean of 15 years of experience at UNC Asheville and is one of the larger majors on campus. The History Department faculty members have published, widely, including scholarly books in the field of English, French, Russian, Ancient Chinese and U.S. Southern and Environmental History. In addition, our faculty member regularly contribute articles and reviews to professional journals. They represent fields of teaching expertise that include the history of the United States, early modern and modern Europe, China and women’s history.

In addition, our faculty members are active scholars who loves to share their expertise with students. As a result of this mentoring, students practice their own research and writing skills in every history class they take. They share their research findings in class along with exhibiting their mastery of research, writing and analytical skills in their Capestone Thesis.