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Dr. Timothy Vanderburg

Professor of History

Specializations: The New South, American Civil War, Industrialization 

(704) 406-4469


Ph.D., Mississippi State Universiy; M.A. The University of North Carolina at Charlotte; B.A. Gardner-Webb University

Professor Vanderburg’s work focuses on the nature of paternalism at Cannon Mills and Kannapolis.  A specialist in the twentieth century South and a “Who’s Who Among American Teachers,” he teaches courses on the New South, the American Civil War, and US History. 

Selected Publications by Dr. Vanderburg

Cannon Mills and Kannapolis: Persistent Paternalism in a Textile Town (University of Tennessee Press, 2013).