James Humphreys

James Humphries


Ph.D., Mississippi State University, 2005
M.A., North Carolina State University, 1989
B.S., Social Science, Campbell University, 1985


"William Archibald Dunning: Flawd Colossus of American Letters." The Dunning School: Historians, Race, and the Meaning of Reconstruction. ed. John David Smith and J. Vincent Lowery. Lexington, Kentucky: University of Kentucky Press, 2013.
Interpreting American History: The Age of Andrew Jackson. Ed., Brian D. McKnight and James S. Humphreys. Kent, Ohio: Kent State University Press, 2011.
“The Worst Tortures of the Middle Ages”: Allied Protest against British and American Bombing of Germany during World War II. Journal of the North Carolina Association of Historians 18 (April 2010): 46-63.
Francis Butler Simkins: A Life. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2008.

Courses Taught

World Civilizations I and II
US History to 1877
US History Since 1877
Civil War and Reconstruction
Craft, Methods, and Scope of History
Development of Historical Thinking
Readings in United States History
The Old South
The New South
Jacksonian Democracy and Sectional Conflict
Southern Politics and Culture
Teaching History
History of Modern Christian Thought

Research Interests

African-American History; Early American History; Government; Modern European History; Southern US History