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Dr. Bradley Phillis

Assistant Professor of History and Program Coordinator for Secondary Social Studies Licensure
020 Frank Nanney Hall
(704) 406-2406


  • PhD in History, University of Tennessee at Knoxville
  • MA in Education, Wake Forest University
  • BA in History and Music, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Medieval Europe, the crusades, Flanders, history of the book


Dr. Phillis's work analyzes the interplay between crusading, prestige, and political power in Western Europe during the High Middle Ages. Specifically, he studies the development of a crusading tradition that developed in the comital family of Flanders during the eleventh and twelfth centuries.

Dr. Phillis teaches both halves of Western Civ, Classroom Management, and Social Studies Methods at Gardner-Webb.