W. Thomas Mainwaring, Ph.D.

Professor and Department Chair of History
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W. Thomas Mainwaring, Ph.D.

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Degrees: Ph.D. and M.A. History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; B.A. History, Yale College

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W. Thomas Mainwaring is a professor in the Department of History. He teaches a wide array of courses in American history before 1900 and European intellectual history. His current research focuses on the Underground Railroad in southwestern Pennsylvania. Dr. Mainwaring serves as adviser to Phi Alpha Theta, the history honorary society.