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Dr. Adam Simmons

Dr. Adam Simmons
Associate Professor
of History (Retired, 2014)

Office: TSS D
Phone: 672-1582
Fax: 672-2074
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  • B.A. History, Morehouse College, Atlanta, Georgia
  • M.A. History, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
  • Ph.D. History, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
  • Teaching certificates -- Georgia and Illinois -- State Departments of Education.
  • Professional Affiliations-- American Historical Society and Association for the Study of African-American Life and History 


  • HIST 110 –World History to 1600
  • HIST 211 – United States History 


Researched information for a “Quiz Bowl” program that was presented by the School of Business for a Black History Month celebration. Researched information for a WFSS radio broadcast concerning notable blacks during Black History Month celebrations.


  • MacMillan Reference Publishing Company -- New York: two articles published in the book, Civil Rights in the United States -- “The Freedom Rides” and “Student Movements in Civil Rights,” 2000.
  • Scribner’s Publishing Company -- New York: an article published in the Encyclopedia of the Gilded Age entitled “Charles Dana and the New York Sun.” 2005 
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