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Dr. John Brooks

Dr. John Brooks

Dr. John Brooks
Associate Professor of History
Director of University College

Office: Helen T. Chick 110
Phone: 672-1060
Fax: 672-1846

Personal Homepage:


  • B.A., Duke University
  • M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago

Professional Associations Include:

  • American Historical Association
  • Association of Deans and Directors of University Colleges
  • North Carolina Religious Studies Association
  • Society for French Historical Studies
  • World History Association


  • Modern Europe
  • World History


  • Modern French Intellectual History
  • History of the Human Sciences 


  • “The Durkheimians and the Fifth Section of the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes: An Overview,” in Reappraising Durkheim for the Study and Teaching of Religion Today, ed. T.A. Idinopulos and Brian Wilson, 85-109 (Boston: Brill, 2002).
  • “Teaching Western Civilization with Computers and Web Sites,” in Instructor's Resource Manual for The Making of the West, by Michael D. Richards (Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2001).
  • The Eclectic Legacy: Academic Philosophy and the Human Sciences in Nineteenth-Century France. Newark, Delaware: University of Delaware Press, 1998.
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