Professor of European History and Department Chair of History & Political Science
Dr. Dwight D. Brautigam came to Huntington in 1987. He received his Ph.D. in British and Early Modern European history from the University of Rochester and specializes in 17th century English political and religious history. He co-edited and contributed to a collection of essays, Court, Country and Culture, published by the University of Rochester Press in 1992. He has an acclaimed article in the book collection Puritanism and Its Discontents (2003), and has also published numerous book reviews. He has participated in summer seminars under the auspices of the National Endowment for the Humanities in 1990 at the Bread Loaf School of English in Vermont and in 2003 at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC. He also participated in the Calvin College Summer Seminars for Christian Scholarship in 1997.
He teaches the following History and Political Science courses:
HS 222 Historical Method
HS 322 Seminar in Early Modern Europe
HS 377 American Presidency
HS 434 Classics in Political Thought
HS 466 American Constitutional History