John Beck, Ph.D.

John Beck, Ph.D.

Historian, author, teacher

John J. Beck holds a Ph.D. in American history from UNC-Chapel Hill with a specialty in Southern history. He has written a number of articles and essays on topics in Southern history, made numerous presentations on Southern topics at public programs and professional meetings across the United States, and, for a number of years, maintained a website on Southern culture. He is the co-author of Southern Culture: An Introduction and is currently working on a history of Southern food. He retired from a career in the North Carolina Community College System, last serving as Dean of Arts and Sciences at Vance-Granville Community College. He has taught at Elon University since 2007.

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