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Dr. Walker Blanton

Professor of History

Social Science

Email address  sblanto@ju.edu
Telephone number  (904) 256-7214
Office location  Gooding Bldg., 214

‚ÄčEducation

  • Ph.D., University of Virginia
  • M.A., Columbia University
  • B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Fields Of Study

  • The South
  • Civil War
  • U.S. military history
  • Greco-Roman
  • U.S. Survey

Courses Taught

  • The Modern World (HIST 150)
  • Western Civilizations to 18th Century (HIST 165)
  • U.S. History to 1865 (HIST 206)
  • U.S. History from 1865 (HIST 207)
  • Civil War Battles (HIST 310)
  • American Military History (HIST 311)
  • The Old South (HIST 401)
  • The New South (HIST 402)

Selected Publications, Awards, And Service

  • Professor of the Year, 1988
  • Teacher of the Year (IFC), 1988
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, 2008
  • Sigma Chi Teacher of the Year, 2000
  • Tri Delt Favorite Teacher, 2004
  • Faculty Advisor, Baptist Campus Ministry
  • Faculty Advisor, College Republicans
  • Speaker at Civil War Roundtable
  • Sons of Confederate Veterans
  • Military Order of the Stars and Bars