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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 <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.

Education

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