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Jeff Pardue, Ph.D.

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Title: Department Head
Phone: 678-717-3867

Office: Strickland Academic, 126, Gainesville
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Areas of Expertise: 19th c. Britain & Empire, Slavery, Caribbean, Atlantic World


Jeff Pardue is a Professor of History and the Department Head for History, Anthropology and Philosophy.

Courses Taught

  • World History I & II
  • 19th-century Europe
  • History of the Caribbean
  • History of Exploration
  • Atlantic World


  • Ph.D., History, University of Waterloo, 1997
  • M.A., History, University of Waterloo, 1993
  • B.A., History, University of Wyoming, 1991
  • B.A., English, University of Wyoming, 1990

Research/Special Interests

British Empire, British Caribbean, Atlantic slave trade, abolition


“Keeping the ‘Story’ in World History: Theme, Narrative, and Student Engagement in the Survey Class,” World History Connected, 11, 3 (October 2014).

“James MacQueen (1778-1870): Agent of Imperial Change in the Caribbean and Africa,” The Human Tradition in the Atlantic World 1500-1850, ed. by Karen Racine and Beatriz Mamigonian (Rowman and Littlefield, 2010).

Personal Information

Jeff Pardue was born in Minnesota and raised in Casper, Wyoming. He lived six years in Waterloo, Ontario (Canada) where he attended graduate school. He enjoys reading and remains a devoted (if perennially disappointed) Minnesota Vikings fan.

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