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John Pitts, Ph.D.

Title: Part-Time Faculty
Phone: 706-310-6253

Office: Administration 202, Oconee
Areas of Expertise: History of Science, Technology and Medicine, Military History, Cold War History

Courses Taught

History of Mental Health Care in U.S. (Univ of Pennsylvania, 1977-1978); World History and U.S. History survey course (UNG, 2007-present)


  • Ph.D. , History of Science, Technology and Medicine , University of Pennsylvania , 1978

Research/Special Interests

Soviet History, History of Religions


The Human Factor: Man, Medicine and Space Flight from Mercury through Skylab (NASA Publication); numerous official, mostly classified publications.

Work Experience

Part-Time Lecturer, UPenn, 1977-1978; NASA Contract Historian, 1978-1981; Historian, US Naval Research Laboratory, 1982-1985; Command Historian, U.S. Army in Europe, 1985-1991; Command Historian, U.S. Southern Command, 1991-2006; GSC/UNG Adjunct Professor of History, 2007-present.

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