Department of History
Dr. Wood received his Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina. His research interests
include Appalachian history and the history of the Scotch-Irish. In addition to numerous
articles and reviews, he is co-editor of
Ulster and North America: Transatlantic Perspectives on the Scotch-Irish (1997), and co-author of
From Ulster to Carolina: The Migration of the Scotch-Irish to Southwestern North
(1983, rev. ed., 1998) and
A Mountain Heritage: The Illustrated History of Western Carolina University (1989).