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Contact info and brief biography
of our faculty. 


Greg Dodds

Chair, Professor of History

(509) 527-2851
Gregory.Dodds@wallawalla.ed

 

Education

  • PhD Claremont Graduate University, 2004; History
  • MBA Peter F. Drucker Graduate School of Management, 2000

Teaching Areas

Medieval and early modern Europe, History of Christianity, Science and the Enlightenment, women and society in early modern Europe, History of England, Western Thought and summer study tours in England

Research/Interests

The Common People and Religious Toleration in Restoration England

Early Modern Europe, the History of Christianity, Desiderius Erasmus, post-reformation England

Hobbies

Family, travel, golf and water sports

Other

Titles

  • Chair of the community council for the Walla Walla Children's Home Society
  • Executive officer of the Erasmus of Rotterdam Society

Room

  • Administration Building 233

Twitter

  • @gddodds

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Terrie Aamodt

Professor of History

(509) 527-2784
Terrie.Aamodt@wallawalla.edu

Education

  • PhD Boston University, 1986; American and New England Studies

Teaching Areas

U. S. History, American Government, Civil War and Reconstruction, Colonial and Revolutionary America, Recent American History, America Overseas, the African-American Experience, American History and Visual Culture and Baseball and American Culture

Research/Interests

American religious women; post-Civil War politics and visual culture 

Civil War and Reconstruction and Visual Culture

Hobbies

Family, adventure, travel and skiing

Other

Awards

  • President's Award for Excellence in Research, 2014
  • President's Award for Excellence in Research, 2002
  • President's Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1999
  • Burlington Northern Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1988
  • Distinguished Faculty Lecturer, 1994

Room

Administration Building 236


Hilary Dickerson

Professor of History

(509) 527-2065
Hilary.Dickerson@wallawalla.edu

Education

  • PhD Washington State University, 2011; U.S. History
  • MA Washington State University, 2004; American Studies

Teaching Areas

History of the U.S., Modern East Asian History, Spain and Latin America, History of the Pacific Northwest and Western Thought

Research/Interests

Cultural exchanges between Japan and the U.S. from the 1920s-1950s, particularly focused on the lives on Nobuo Tatsuguchi and B.P. Hoffman

Twentieth Century American History; Japan, particularly from the Meiji-Era to the American Occupation; America during World War II and the Cold War; US foreign policy
Other Activities: Member-at-Large, Asian Studies on the Pacific Coast Board.

Hobbies

Family, travel, literature, camping and cooking

Other

Room

Administration Building 232

Linda Emmerson

Instructor of Philosophy

(509) 527-2492
Linda.Emmerson@wallawalla.edu

Teaching Areas

Introduction to Philosophy, Essentials of Critical Reasoning, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, History of Philosophy and Philosophy Seminar

Research/Interests

The relevance of the moral theories of Aristotle, Epicurus, and Epictetus for contemporary ethical discourse; the influence of ancient Greek and Roman thinkers upon the formation of Christian doctrine

Ethics in ancient philosophy

Hobbies

Spending time with family, cooking, needlework, quilting and hiking

Other

Room

Administration Building 226


Timothy Golden

Professor of Philosophy
Director, Legal Studies
Director, Donald Blake Center

(509) 527-2217
Timothy.Golden@wallawalla.edu
 

Education

  • PhD University of Memphis, 2011; Philosophy 
  • MA West Chester University of Pennsylvania 2006

Teaching Areas

Intro to Philosophy, Essentials of Critical Reasoning, History of Philosophy, Existentialism, Phenomenology, African-American Philosophy, Philosophy of Law, Social/Political Philosophy and Philosophy and the Bible

Experience

  • Practiced law in the Federal Court of Appeals

Research/Interests

Constitutional Law, Individual Rights and Critical Race Theory

Kant and 19th/20th Century Continental Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion/Philosophical Theology, African-American Philosophy/Critical Race Theory

Hobbies

Acting and cooking 

Other

Room

Administration Building 235 

Terry Gottschall

Professor of History

(509) 527-2863
Terry.Gottschall@wallawalla.edu

Education

  • MA Washington State University, 1975
  • PhD Washington State University, 1981; Recent German History
    • Thesis Title: The State Ascendant: Church State Relations During the Reign of Otto the Great, 936-973

Teaching Areas

Western Civilization, Modern European History, Classical History, World War II, Baseball and American Popular Culture and East Asian History

    Research/Interests

    Notgeld, and early history of baseball in the Walla Walla Valley

    19th-century German naval history

    Other

    Awards

    • Teacher of the Year Award at Andrews University, 1982
    • The Zapara Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1991
    • The Presidential Award for Excellence in Scholarship, Walla Walla College 2004

    Room

    Administration Building 227


    Monique Vincent

    Assistant Professor of History
    Administrative Assistant

    (509) 527-2853
    Monique.Vincent@wallawalla.edu

    Education

    • PhD University of Chicago, 2016; Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations

    Teaching Areas

    Ancient Near East, Western Thought and Physical Geography

    Research/Interests

    Iron Age Households at Khirbat al-Balua, Jordan (co-director of the Balua Regional Archaeological Project)

    History and Archaeology of the Ancient Near East; Households and Communities of the Iron Age Southern Levant (circa 1200 BC)

    Hobbies

    Travel, knitting and cooking

    Other

    Titles

    • Vice President of the Walla Walla Society of the Archaeological Institute of America
    • Publications Manager for the Madaba Plains Project - Tall al-Umayri excavation report series

    Room

    Administration Building 228

    Last update on November 15, 2018