Dr. Kurt Gingrich


Professor of History

Kurt Gingrich was born and raised in Pennsylvania, and he was educated at the University of Virginia and the University of Wisconsin. A part of the Radford faculty since 2000, Dr. Gingrich offers courses on ancient and medieval England, modern Britain, Scotland and Ireland, and Imperial India, as well as surveys of World History. Dr. Gingrich’s research focuses on the history of the British Empire and the history of the Atlantic World. He has researched Scots’ attempts to colonize the Americas in the 1600s and fissures within the early British Empire. He is currently studying environmental aspects of British imperialism.