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Andrew Denson

Andrew Denson

Professor

College of Arts and Sciences

History

Contact Information

Email: denson@wcu.edu
Phone: 828.227.3867
Office: 222C McKee Building

Biography

Andrew Denson teaches courses on Native American and United States history and participates in WCU's Cherokee Studies Program. He is the author of Demanding the Cherokee Nation: Indian Autonomy and American Culture, 1830-1900, and Monuments to Absence: Cherokee Removal and the Contest over Southern Memory, as well as essays in various journals and collections. His research deals with the public memory and commemoration of the Native South.

Education

  • Ph D, Indiana University-Bloomington
  • MA, Indiana University-Bloomington
  • BA, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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