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Dr. Christopher E. Hendricks

Professor of History (1993).                                                 
B.A. – Wake Forest University, 1986; M.A. – The College of William and Mary in Virginia, 1987; Ph.D., The College of William and Mary in Virginia, 1991.

Teaching and Research Interests: Early America, Public History

Upper Division Courses:

  • HIST 4432 Colonial America
  • HIST 5133 Revolutionary America
  • HIST 5255 Architectural History
  • HIST 5256 Historic Preservation

Contact Information:

Department of History
Georgia Southern University, Armstrong
11935 Abercorn Street
Savannah, GA 31419-1997

Office: Hawes 106B
Tel.: 912-344-2725
Fax: 912-478-0377


Selected Publications:

  • Old Southern Cookery. Guilford, CT. Globe Pequot, 2020.
  • The Backcountry Towns of Colonial Virginia. Knoxville: The University of Tennessee Press – 2006.
  • “‘And will you there a city build’: The Moravian Congregation Town and the Creation of Salem, North Carolina.”  Building & Landscapes 20.2 (Fall 2013): 77-101.

Professional Activities, Awards, and Honors:

  • Nicola Parker Coe Volunteer of the Year Award. Historic Savannah Foundation, 2020.
  • Award for Distinguished Faculty Service to the Community, Georgia Southern University, 2019
  • Outside Director, Springfield Legacy Foundation. Sunbury, Georgia.  2008-present. Vice President, 2018-present.
  • Armstrong Alumni Wall of Honor.
  • Outstanding Faculty Award, Armstrong State University College of Liberal Arts. 2014-15.
  • Kristina C. Brockmeier Faculty Award.  Armstrong Atlantic State University. 1998.

Current Research:

  • Colonial and Early National America
  • American Town Planning and Development
  • Eighteenth-Century Moravian Church
  • American Architectural History

Last updated: 12/14/2023