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Andrew Denson

Andrew Denson


College of Arts and Sciences


Contact Information

Phone: 828.227.3867
Office: 222C McKee Building


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


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