Title: History Professor, Writer
Company: Kennesaw State University
Location: Camden, South Carolina, United States
Dr. Jim Piecuch, Writer, History Professor at Kennesaw State University, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in history education and writing.
With more than 35 years of professional experience, Dr. Piecuch has been with Kennesaw State University since 2006 as an assistant professor, associate professor, and professor history. He had previously taught at Clarion University of Pennsylvania, Thomas Nelson Community College, the College of William & Mary and the University of New Hampshire at Manchester. With a focus on the American Revolutionary War, he has not only instilled a lifelong interest in his students, but he has completed a multiyear project that produced signs and information brochures to interpret the battlefields of Camden and Hobkirk’s Hill in South Carolina. His creative works, which includes editing encyclopedias, publication reviews, and book writing, such his book “Three Peoples, One King: Loyalists, Indians, and Slaves in the Revolutionary South, 1775-1782″ have resulted in numerous awards and accolades.
Dr. Piecuch pursued a career in academics by first earning a Bachelor of Arts in history from the University of New Hampshire in 1994. He continued at the institution to receive a Master of Arts in history in 1997, followed by a PhD in history at the College of William & Mary in 2005. Before entering academia, Dr. Piecuch was a firefighter with the City of Manchester in New Hampshire and a freelance journalist for a number of years.
One of Dr. Piecuch’s most recent honors was a nomination in 2017 for the CHSS Outstanding Engagement Award with the Department of History and Philosophy at Kennesaw State University. He has received additional awards from the institution, such as Recognition for Excellence from the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and research grants. In 2016, Dr. Piecuch was named Educator of the Year by the South Carolina Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, and he has received further recognition from the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the David Library of the American Revolution, the Southern Campaigns of the American Resolution, and the South Carolina Historical Society.
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