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undefinedJohn A. Tilley

Associate Professor

Ph.D., Ohio State University

Phone: 252-328-6291

Office: Brewster A303

Fax: 252-328-6774

Email: tilleyj@ecu.edu

John Tilley's primary interests include British naval history and museum studies. Before joining the faculty at East Carolina University, Tilley was an assistant curator at the Mariners' Museum in Newport News, Virginia. He also serves as advisor to all of the students in the undergraduate public history program.  His publications include The British Navy and the American Revolution (1987). His articles have appeared in The Nautical Research Journal and Model Shipwright.  Tilley teaches courses in military history and museum studies.  When not teaching or researching, he enjoys ship modeling, classical music, photography, and mutilating various parts of his body while attempting overly complex home maintenance projects.

Selected Publications:

The British Navy and the American Revolution.  Columbia, S.C.: University of South Carolina Press, 1987.

 

The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary, 1939-1999: A History.  Washington: Government Printing Office, 2003.

 

Courses Offered:

HIST 1050: American History to 1877

HIST 1051: American History Since 1877

HIST 1550: Honors, American History to 1877

HIST 1551: Honors, American History Since 1877

HIST 3121: American Military History to 1900

HIST 3122: American Military History Since 1900

HIST 5920/21: Techniques of Museum and Historic Site Development

HIST 5930/31: Field and Laboratory Studies in Museum and Historic Site Development

HIST 5985: Historic Preservation Planning