Name: Kathryn  Wells
Department: History
Title: Instructor, History
Office Location:
Criminal Justice, 112
Merancas Campus
Phone Number: (704) 330-6179
Fax Number: (704) 330-4120
Email Address:
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General Education Committee, CPCC
Curriculum Committee, CPCC
College Senate, CPCC

Previous Service:
Co-Advisor, Student Veterans Association 2013-2014
Co-Chair Institutional Effectiveness, CPCC 2011-2013
Chair, Culture of Evidence, IE Sub-committee, CPCC
Achieving the Dream, Data Team, CPCC 2009-2011
Educational Background:
Queens University
B.A., University of North Carolina at Charlotte
M.A., University of North Carolina

M.A. Thesis, "Building Community and Identity in a New South City:  The Jews of Charlotte,"
Educational Experience:
Central Piedmont Community College
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Gainesville State College, Georgia
"The Second Great Awakening"; in The Early Republic and Antebellum America: An Encyclopedia of Social, Political, Cultural, and Economic History, M.E. Sharpe, 2011

Encyclopedia of American Urban History, Sage Publications, Assistant Editor (2005)

Student Related Projects:

Veterans Learning Community (ongoing)

World Culture - Sensoria Arts Festival (Yearly in April)

Day of Awareness - Stop Human Trafficking (Yearly in January)

The Joe Bonham Project - Exhibit, CPCC, Spring 2013

Oral History Projects:

"Race Relations in Atlanta - Sub-communities and Police-Community Relations", A Legal Brief, Wells (2005)
In conjunction with Atlanta Public Defenderís Office

"Religion in the Civil Rights Era" - Case Study, Charlotte, North Carolina  (2004)

"From Brooklyn to Biddleville", UNC-Charlotte - New South Voices (2004 - 2005) Special Collections Interviews

Field of Interests: Race, religion and ethnicity in community building; Oral history preservation; Biblical text and criticism, and Biblical languages.

Professional Organizations:

Southern Historical Association
Organization of American Historians
Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa
Southeast Regional Middle East and Islamic Studies
Other Information:
Recent Classes: American History I, American History II, World History II, The Middle East

Office Hours:  By Appointment for Spring 2015 due to Office Move - Merancas Campus CJ 112

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My Internet Links

Sensoria: World Culture

Trail of History - BBQ 2011

War in America - UNC-Charlotte 2012