Dr. Jeffrey B. Webb
Professor of History, Chair of History and Political Science Department
Jeffrey Webb came to Huntington University in August 1999. He has taught introductory courses in Western Civilization and U.S. History, along with upper-level courses in History of Christianity, American Religious History, and the U.S. Civil War. He has taught J-Term courses in subjects ranging from the writings of St. Augustine to American Environmental History to the History of the British West Indies. He also serves as the Pre-Law Advisor and Chair of the Department of History and Political Science.
Before coming to the University, Webb lived on the south side of Chicago, where he taught courses at the University of Chicago and Roosevelt University, while serving as an academic advisor and resident head at the University of Chicago.
Webb went to high school at Firelands High School and Open Door Christian School on the far west side of Cleveland. He received his B.A. in History from Baldwin-Wallace College (OH), his M.A. in History from Cleveland State University, and his Ph.D. in History from the University of Chicago. His dissertation addressed ideas about social roles and social status in early America.
Webb has written two books for the Complete Idiot's Guide Series (Christianity, Exploring God), as well as numerous articles and professional conference papers. He has two boys, Christian and Aaron, and is married to Jill Ann Webb, a fourth grade teacher at Flint Springs Elementary. He is a member of First Presbyterian Church, and serves as a scout leader with BSA Troop 130. He lives in Huntington.
He teaches the following History and Political Science Courses:
HS 211 History of the United States I
HS 212 History of the United States II
HS 361 American Religious History
HS 368 Making of Modern America 1900-1945
HS 381 Civil War and Reconstruction
HS 487 Seminar in Early American History
Phone: (260) 359-4243
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