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John A Tilley

Tilley

Associate Professor
Ph.D., Ohio State University
Phone: 252-328-6291
Office: Brewster A303
Fax: 252-328-6774
Email: tilleyj@ecu.edu

About

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