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George Justice, Ph.D.

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Title: Senior Lecturer
Phone: 706-310-6362

Office: Classroom Building, 317, Oconee
Areas of Expertise: American South, Constitutional History, Political History , Georgia History, Nationalism


Dr. Justice has focused on the development of the sectional conflict that led to the American Civil War and how it related to constitutional ideas and institutions that provided the foundations for southern secession in 1860 and 1861. He is currently working on a series of articles on these topics and is in the process of preparing his dissertation for publication.

Courses Taught

American History surveys, American South, Antebellum South, American Civil War, Georgia History, and World History survey.


  • Ph.D., History, University of Georgia, 2008

Research/Special Interests

State constitutional development, ideological development of constitutionalism, popular sovereignty, theories of identity, and nationalism.


Courthouses of Georgia (Athens: University of Georgia Press, due out in 2014); Four articles for the New Georgia Encyclopedia (see curriculum vitae); “Motivating University Faculty Participation in the Training and Professional Development of P-12 Teachers” in Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement (Vol. 11, Issue 2).

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