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Renee Bricker, Ph.D.

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Title: Professor, History
Phone: 706-864-1905

Office: Barnes Hall, 329, Dahlonega
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Areas of Expertise: citizenship as democratic participation, using social media to politically engage, torture, religious reformations, Tudor-Stuart British history


Dr. Renee Bricker received her Master of Arts degree from the McGregor College at Antioch University in Yellow Springs, Ohio in early modern British history.  Her thesis explored the intersection of religion and politics through ritual. She received her doctorate from Wayne State University in history. Dr. Bricker's dissertation, "Violence, (Dis)Loyalties, and the Emergent English Subject-Citizen, 1569-1588,” examines the fissures and contours of loyalties expressed through coercion and violence by individuals and institutions of authority in late Tudor England.  

Courses Taught

World Civilizations, post 1500, CE: HIST1112
French Revolution: HIST 4225/6225
History of Torture: HIST 4225/6225
Renaissance Reformation: HIST 3220/6220
Modern Britain: HIST 3250/6250
Early Modern England: HIST 4225/6225
Twentieth Century Europe: HIST3235/6235


  • Ph.D., History, Wayne State University, Detroit MI, 2010
  • M.A., History, Antioch University, Yellow Spring, OH, 2000

Research/Special Interests

Power, authority and gender in the early modern European contexts; citizenship; religion; English legal history; early modern military history.

Personal Information

Dr. Bricker is a native Detroiter and avid fan of Red Wings Hockey.

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