These are sample syllabi for courses that I have developed.
American History Since 1865. This is an introductory survey to modern American history.
American Environmental History. This upper-level course explores the dialectic between nature and culture throughout American history.
African Environmental History. This upper-level course explores the complex relationship between Africans, Westerners, and the African environment.
Appalachian History. This course explores the role of environment, capitalism, and cultural pathways in shaping the history of the Appalachian region, as well as the ongoing dialectic between reality of life in the mountains and outside perceptions of the region.
The American Countryside in the Age of the City. This is an upper-level course on American rural history that explores how rural life changed as urban-industrial society grew from 1877 to the present.