Dr. Neva J. Specht

Ph.D., University of Delaware

Dr. Neva Specht completed her PhD at the University of Delaware in American History and Material Culture Studies. She has focused her scholarship on issues related to U.S. History (Colonial-Early Republic); American Religion; Migration; the Blue Ridge Parkway; Museum Studies; and Material Culture Studies. Dr. Specht has received numerous awards for her teaching, but outside of the classroom she enjoys traveling, going to the movies, gardening, and coaching soccer. Dr. Specht is also the current Chair for the North Carolina Humanities Council.

Title: Professor; Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
Department: History

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Phone: (828) 262-6879