560 Hamilton Hall
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599
MA Harvard University, 1984
PhD Harvard University, 1988
W. Fitzhugh Brundage’s general research interests are American history since the Civil War, with a particular focus on the American South. He has written on lynching, utopian socialism in the New South, and white and black historical memory in the South since the Civil War. His current research project is a book on debates about torture in the United States from the time of European contact to the twenty-first century.
Graduate Students Advised by W. Fitzhugh Brundage
Courses Offered (as schedules allow)
For current course listings, consult the Registrar’s Schedule of Classes.
- HIST 61—History & Memory in the Modern South, 1865 to the Present
- HIST 125—The Social History of Popular Music in Twentieth Century America
- HIST 128—U.S. History since 1865
- HIST 395
- HIST 716—Introductory Colloquium in US History since 1865