College of Arts and Humanities

Dr. Christopher E. Hendricks

Professor of History (1993).                                                 
B.A. – Wake Forest University, 1986; M.A. – The College of William and Mary in Virginia, 1987; Ph.D., The College of William and Mary in Virginia, 1991.

Teaching and Research Interests: Early America, Public History

Upper Division Courses:

  • HIST 4432 Colonial America
  • HIST 5133 Revolutionary America
  • HIST 5255 Architectural History
  • HIST 5256 Historic Preservation


Contact Information:

Department of History
Georgia Southern University, Armstrong
11935 Abercorn Street
Savannah, GA 31419-1997

Office: Hawes 106B
Tel.: 912.344-2725
Email: chendricks@georgiasouthern.edu
Fax: (912) 478-0377

Selected Publications:

  • The Backcountry Towns of Colonial Virginia. Knoxville: The University of Tennessee Press – 2006.
  • “‘And will you there a city build’: The Moravian Congregation Town and the Creation of Salem, North Carolina.”  Building & Landscapes 20.2 (Fall 2013): 77-101.

Professional Activities, Awards, and Honors:

  • Editorial Board, XVIII New Perspectives on the Eighteenth Century. 2015-present.
  • Outside Director, Springfield Legacy Foundation. Sunbury, Georgia.  2008-present. Vice President, 2018-present.
  • Armstrong Alumni Wall of Honor.
  • Outstanding Faculty Award, Armstrong State University College of Liberal Arts. 2014-15.
  • Kristina C. Brockmeier Faculty Award.  Armstrong Atlantic State University. 1998.

Current Research:

  • Colonial and Early National America
  • American Town Planning and Development
  • Eighteenth-Century Moravian Church
  • American Architectural History

Last updated: 9/24/2018

DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY • Hawes Hall # 110, 11935 Abercorn Street, Savannah, GA 31419-1997 •
Interdisciplinary Academic Building, #3007, P.O. Box 8054, Statesboro, GA 30460 • 912-478-4478