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About Jeffrey D. Burson

Teaching & Research Interests: Early Modern and Modern France; European Enlightenment; Religion and Enlightenment; Enlightenment Catholicism, Age of Revolutions, c. 1760-1848

Positions

August 2020 - Present Professor of French History, Georgia Southern University Arts and Humanities, College of
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Present Professor of French History, Georgia Southern University History, Department of
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August 2015 - August 2020 Associate Professor of French History, Georgia Southern University
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August 2011 - August 2015 Assistant Professor of French History, Georgia Southern University
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Curriculum Vitae


Disciplines



Grants

2013 - 2014 Georgia Southern University Faculty Research Committee Scholarly Pursuit Award Grant
Georgia Southern University
2012 Georgia Southern University Center for Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship Faculty Development Travel Grant
Georgia Southern University
2010 Macon State College Faculty Development Grant
Macon State College
2010 Macon State College International Studies Grant
Macon State College
2008 Macon State College Faculty Development Grant
Macon State College
2008 Macon State College International Studies Grant
Macon State College
2007 Washington College Faculty Development Grant
Washington College
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2021 - Present Chair, Departmental Post-Tenure Review Committee, GSU
2021 - Present Member, Faculty Search Committee: Averitt Chair in the History of the U.S. South, GSU
2020 - Present Member, College Personnel Committee, GSU
2021 Member, Ad-Hoc Committee, GSU
2021 Panel Chair, Georgia Regional Conference of Phi Alpha Theta, Department of History, GSU
2020 - 2021 Member, Chair’s Advisory Committee, GSU
2020 - 2021 Member, Chair’s Advisory Committee, GSU
2019 - 2020 Chair, Curriculum Committee, College of Arts & Humanities, GSU
2019 - 2020 Member, Faculty Advisory Council, Advisory to the Georgia Southern University Dean of Research, GSU
2019 - 2020 Member, Faculty Working Group, Jack N. Averitt College of Graduate Studies, GSU
2018 - 2019 Member, Curriculum Committee, College of Arts & Humanities, GSU
2018 - 2019 Chair, Departmental Scholarship & Awards Committee, GSU
2018 - 2019 Chair, Departmental Tenure & Promotion Committee, GSU
2017 - 2019 Member, College Faculty Governance Committee, GSU
2017 - 2018 Member, Departmental Scholarship and Recruitment Committee, GSU
2016 - 2018 Member, Curriculum Committee, College of Arts & Humanities, GSU
2016 - 2017 Faculty Advisor, History Department Student History Club, GSU
2015 - 2017 Member, Chair’s Advisory Committee, GSU
2015 - 2017 Member, QEP College Writing Leader for the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, GSU
2015 - 2016 Committee Member, Departmental Tenure & Promotion Committee, GSU
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Honors and Awards

  • Recipient, Walter G. Craddock Paper Prize in European and Asian History at the Southwestern Historical Association Conference, New Orleans, LA (25 March 2005)
  • Recipient, National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar, Accepted but the seminar was cancelled due to lack of sufficient enrollment (5 June – 14 July 2006)
  • Recipient, Amos Simpson Prize for the Best Paper in European History at the Annual Meeting of the Southern Historical Association (2007-2008 inclusive)(2009)
  • Recipient, Outstanding Scholarly Productivity Award, Macon State College, (April 2009)
  • Nominee, Freshman Year Experience: Faculty Mentorship Award (2015)
  • Nominee, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Scholarship and Creative Pursuit Award (2015-2016)
  • Recipient, Georgia Southern University Discovery, Research, and Innovation Award (2020)

Courses

  • Senior Seminar: Revolutionary Transformations, 1600-1850 (HIST 4635B)
  • Readings in European History: Revolutions in the Global Eighteenth Century (HIST 7633A)
  • The Philosophy of History (HIST 4030)
  • First Year Seminar: History of World Revolutions in Film (FYE 1220)
  • Readings in European History: Atlantic Revolutions (HIST 7633A)
  • Modern France, 1815-Present (HIST 5430A & AG)
  • Special Topics: French Enlightenment in Global Context (HIST 5030)
  • Graduate Level Special Topics: French Enlightenment in Global Context (HIST 5030G)
  • History of the French Revolution (HIST 5336A & AG)
  • World Civilizations: Origins of the Global Community (HIST 1112)
  • World Civilizations before 1450 (HIST 1111)

Education

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August 2006 Ph.D., History, George Washington University
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May 2003 M.Phil, History, George Washington University
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June 1999 B.A., History & Political Science, Summa cum laude, Concordia University - Ann Arbor
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Contact Information

PO Box 8054
Statesboro, GA 30460
Phone: (912) 478-8532
Office: Forest Drive, Room 1202

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Peer-Reviewed Books (5)

Peer-Reviewed Special Issues & Collections of Scholarly Essays (5)

Peer-Reviewed Articles & Book Chapters (33)