History
College of Arts and Humanities

Dr. James M. Woods

Professor of History (1988).
Woods2B.A. University of Dallas, 1976, M.A. Rice University, 1979, Ph.D. Tulane University, 1983.

Teaching and Research Interests:  Early Republic, Jackson, American Religion

Upper Division Courses:

  • HIST 3132 The Young Republic, 1788-1848
  • HIST 3139 History of Religion in the United States
  • HIST 4130 Georgia History

Contact Information:

Department of History
Georgia Southern University
P. O. Box 8054
Statesboro, GA 30460-8054

Office: #3095, Interdisciplinary Academic Building
Tel.: (912) 478-0238
Email: jmwoods@georgiasouthern.edu
Fax: (912) 478-0377

Selected Publications:

Professional Activities, Awards, and Honors:

  • Over twenty articles for various encyclopedias including, Encyclopedia of Arkansas History and Culture and the Dictionary of Arkansas Biography
  • Multiple book reviews in the Journal of Southern History, Journal of American History, Arkansas Historical Quarterly and five other historical journals.
  • Editor and reviewer for the Encyclopedia of Arkansas and Culture
  • Book manuscripts reviewer for the University of Arkansas Press and the University of Notre Dame Press.

Current Research:

  • Currently working on a sequel to The History of the Catholic Church in the American South from 1900-1950

Last updated: 3/4/2019

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