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Bryan Lamkin, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of History and Political Science
Director, General Education Program
Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 3368
Email: blamkin@apu.edu
Bryan Lamkin, Ph.D., teaches American history at Azusa Pacific University. His expertise includes American ethnic and immigration history, 19th century U.S. cultural history, and the history of the American West. He is working on several articles and books about Irish immigrants in the American West, based on a large database of Irish immigrant letters that he has created over the last decade. Dr. Lamkin was the co-founder and first elected president of the Western Regional branch of the Conference on Faith and History.

Education

  • Ph.D., University of California, Riverside, 1997
  • M.Div., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, 1990
  • M.A., Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, 1989
  • B.A., University of Washington, 1981

Credentials/Certifications

  • Advanced Oral History Institute, sponsored by the Regional Oral History Office, University of California, Berkeley, 2006

Department

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

  • History and Political Science

Expertise

  • 19th Century U.S. Cultural History
  • American Immigration and Ethnic History
  • History of Religion in America
  • History of the American West

Courses Taught

  • HIST 151 – United States History to 1865
  • HIST 152 – United States History Since 1865
  • HIST 330 – History of Religion in America
  • HIST 338 – History of California
  • HIST 342 – The American West
  • HIST 346 – History of American Immigration
  • HIST 374 – Colonial Era
  • HIST 376 – The Revolution and the Republic
  • HIST 380 – Civil War and Reconstruction
  • HIST 382 – Emergence of Modern America
  • HIST 386 – Modern America
  • HIST 420 - Topics in Cinema and History: The Western
  • POLI 496 – Senior Seminar: Religion and Politics
  • HUM 321 - Great Works
  • HUM 325 - Christian Classics