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Department of History

College of Arts & Sciences

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William Douglas Burgess Jr. Ph.D.

Department Chair
Department of History
423-439-6691 /
Rogers-Stout 119


Undergraduate Coordinator


A.A., 1970, Florida College
B.S., 1972, University of South Florida
M.A., 1975, University of South Florida
Ph.D., 1985, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Areas of Academic Specialty

  • Greek History
  • Roman History
  • Medieval History
  • Classical Literature
  • Ancient and Medieval Christianity
  • Buddhism
  • Ancient Religions
  • Historiography

Hopelessly spaced out and dangerously unaware.

"O frabjous day! Callooh! Callay!"
He chortled in his joy.

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