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J. Holt Merchant

Professor of History, Emeritus

Newcomb Hall 313
540.458.8778
merchanth@wlu.edu

Education

Ph.D. in American History, University of Virginia, 1976
B.A. in American History, Washington and Lee University, 1961

Research

George Washington, Robert E. Lee, Sectionalism, Secession, Civil War

Teaching

History 107 History of the United States to 1876
History 108 History of the United States Since 1876
History 150 Seminar in American History for Freshmen and Sophomores
History 343 The United States, 1801-1840  
History 364 Seminar on the Origins of the Constitution