John L. Hare, PhD

Title: Professor of American Studies, Professor of English
Company: Montgomery College
Location: Montgomery Village, Maryland, United States

John Hare, Professor of American Studies, Professor of English at Montgomery College, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in American Studies.

For Dr. Hare, American studies is more than what he does for his job, it is his life’s passion. Interested in the history and the dichotomies in America, Dr. Hare is poised in his teachings at Montgomery College. He has taught at the institution since 1987, enlightening generations of students during this time. In addition to teaching American studies, Dr. Hare has also taught English at the institution during this same time. From 2006 to 2009, Dr. Hare widened his abilities with the college and provided the services of an administrative associate to the vice president. In addition, his interests and teachings often revolve around the pop culture of America and especially its association in the South.

Intrigued by history and English from an early age, Dr. Hare attended George Mason University, earning a Bachelor of Arts in 1973. He continued at the College of William and Mary to receive a Master of Arts in the subject. Always dedicated to his own education, he received a PhD in American studies at the University of Maryland in 1997. In addition to teaching, he is known for contributing to numerous publications, including writing his own book. Dr. Hare is the author of “Will the Circle be Unbroken: Family and Sectionalism in the Virginia Novels of Kennedy Carter and Tucker 1830-1845.” Dr. Hare always enjoyed studying and learning in college, and realized the only way he could continue this was to teach as a professor. During his own academic pursuits, he had great teachers who always enjoyed their work, and this helped him realize from an early age that he wanted to be a teacher.

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