Department of History and World Cultures
The Department of History and World Cultures offers a bachelor degree and several minors. These programs help students understand an increasingly diverse world by fostering the study of the human experience globally and historically. Students will prepare for a wide variety of careers, becoming proficient in critical analysis, research, and oral, written, and digital communication.
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences offers students a traditional liberal arts education to meet the needs of the 21st century, allowing them to compete for a variety of careers in an increasingly complex and evolving world.
What better place to study history than in the city that gave birth to both the Confederacy and the Civil Rights Movement? AUM’s bachelor’s degree in history program will give you insight into the world and the forces and events that shaped it, taught by one of the most accomplished history faculties in the Southeast. A number of internships are available to get practical experience for the job market.
Are you majoring in art, history, anthropology, archeology, art history, natural science, english, or theatre? Have you ever wanted to work in a history, science, or art museum? A national park, historic site, gallery, auction house, library, zoo or aquarium?
If so, the Certificate in Museum Studies may be right for you.
AUM Historical Review
The AUM Historical Review is a student-edited journal sponsored by the Department of History at Auburn University at Montgomery. Submissions may include papers on world history, U.S. history, or Alabama history. Movie and documentary reviews, book reviews, articles on historic sites, interviews, and oral histories are also welcomed. The journal publishes the work of AUM students, regardless of major or classification.
Through its various departments, the AUM College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences offers a variety of resources to give students the necessary knowledge and skills to be profoundly competitive. Join us and apply to AUM, where learning matters most. It’s why we learn-and why we teach.
Faculty & Staff
Chair; Distinguished Research & Distinguished Teaching Professor
Senior Director, Clinical Assistant Professor
Senior Director, Clinical Assistant Professor | College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
MA, PhD, Auburn University
Bio: Dr. Fox joined the AUM family in fall 2016. He serves as Director of the Warhawk Academic Success Center (WASC) and is a member of the History Department. His passion for teaching and helping students inside the classroom led him into the arena of student success and retention. Assisting students achieve their academic goals and become lifelong learners motivates his work.
Outside of the WASC, Dr. Fox is an historian of seventeenth and eighteenth century Britain with a focus on Scottish ecclesiastical politics. Prior to coming to AUM, he taught at Kennesaw State University, Columbia State Community College, and Auburn University.