History Faculty


Dr. Bellamy

Donnie Bellamy, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus of History

Dr. Bellamy’s Curriculum Vitae

 

 

Books:
* Glory Road: The Visible Black Man in America, American Education Publishers, 1971.
* Light in the Valley: A Pictorial History of Fort Valley State College Since 1895, Donning Company Publisher, 1996.
* From Slavery to Freedom: A Pictorial History of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church Since 1863, Donning Publishers, 1998.

 


Dr. Dumbuya

Peter A. Dumbuya, Ph.D., J.D.

Professor of History
Office: 148 Bond Building
Phone: 825-6318
Email: dumbuyap@fvsu.edu

Dr. Dumbuya’s Curriculum Vitae

 

Courses Taught:
* HIST 1111/1112 – World Civilization to/since 1500
* HIST 2111/2112 – US History to/since 1865
* HIST 3309 – History of West Africa
* HIST 3360/3365 – History of Africa to/since 1850
* HIST 4408 – Constitutional History of the United States

Books:
* Reinventing the Colonial State: Constitutionalism, One-Party Rule, and Civil War in Sierra Leone, iUniverse, 2008.
* Tanganyika Under International Mandate, 1919-1946, University Press of America, 1995.

Recent Publications:
* “Reverse Migration and State Formation in West Africa.” Chapter in Culpability of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade: A Multidisciplinary Primer, edited by Abdul Karim Bangura, Rowman & Littlefield, forthcoming December 2016.

 


Dr. Herd-Clark

Dawn Herd-Clark, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of History & Department Chair
Office: 127 Bond Building
Phone: 825-6657
Email: clarkd01@fvsu.edu

Dr. Herd-Clark’s Curriculum Vitae

 

Courses Taught:
* HIST 2112 – US History since 1865
* HIST 3312 – Women in America
* HIST 3350 – Intro. to Historical Research
* HIST 3354/3355 – Black American History to/since 1865
* HIST 4500 – Capstone in History

Recent Publications:
* “A Letter to My sons.” Chapter in Our Black sons Matter: Mothers Talk about their Fears, Sorrows, and Hopes, edited by George Yancy, Rowman & Littlefield, 2016.
* “Introduction.” In T. Thomas Fortune’s ‘After War Times’: An African American Childhood in Reconstruction Era Florida, edited by Daniel Weinfield, The University of Alabama Press, 2014.
* “Jane Deveaux and Savannah Secret Schools.” Chapter in Slavery and Freedom in Savannah, edited by Daina Berry and Leslie Harris, The University of Georgia Press, 2014.

 


Dr. Smith

Mark A. Smith, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of History
Office: 149 Bond Building
Phone: 825-6667
Email: smithm01@fvsu.edu

Dr. Smith’s Curriculum Vitae

 

Courses Taught:
* HIST 2111/2112 – US History to/since 1865
* HIST 3311 – Georgia in American History
* HIST 3350 – Historical Methods
* HIST 3380 – Revolution & New Nation
* HIST 3400 – U.S. Military History

Books:
* Engineering Security: The Corps of Engineers and Third System Defense Policy, 1815-1860, The University of Alabama Press, 2009.

Recent Publications:
* “The Third System and Its Critics: The Effectiveness of Antebellum National Defense Policy.” The Coast Defense Journal, November 2016.
* “Joseph Gilbert Totten and the Third System of Coastal Defense.” The Journal of America’s Military Past, Spring/Summer 2016.
* “‘The Hardest Work and Hardest Fighting’: The Engineer Company in Mexico and the Origins of American Combat Engineering.” The Military History of the West, June 2016.
* “The Politics of Military Professionalism: The Engineer Company and the Political Activities of the Antebellum Corps of Engineers.” The Journal of Military History, April 2016.

 


Dr. van Hartesveldt

Fred R. van Hartesveldt, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor of History
Phone: 825-6230

Dr. van Hartesveldt’s Curriculum Vitae

 

 

Courses Taught:
* HIST 1112 – World Civ. since 1500
* HIST 2112 – US History since 1865
* HIST 3303 – Tudor-Stuart England
* HIST 3304 – Modern England
* HIST 3305 – Renaissance and Reformation
* HIST 3306 – Modern France
* HIST 3330 – Military History
* HIST 4410 – Modern Europe
* HIST 4420 – Development of Science & Medicine
* HIST 4500 – Capstone in History

Books:
* The Battles of the British Expeditionary Force, 1914-15: Historiography and Annotated Bibliography, Praegar Publishing, 2005.
* The Boer War: Historiography and Annotated Bibliography, Greenwood Press, 2000.
* The Boer War, Sutton Pocket Histories, edited by Asa Briggs, Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000.
* The Dardanelles Campaign, 1915: Historiography and Annotated Bibliography, Greenwood Press, 1997.
* The Battles of the Somme, 1916: Historiography and Annotated Bibliography, Greenwood Press, 1996.

Recent Publications:
* Editor, Essays on Life in Early 20th Century Middle Georgia, McFarland Publishing, forthcoming.
* “Pestilence in the Mid-State: The 1918-19 Pandemic Influenza in Middle Georgia.” Chapter in Essays on Life in Early 20th Century Middle Georgia, edited by Fred R. van Hartesveldt, McFarland Publishing, forthcoming.

 


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