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Contact Brian Jones:

Name & Title: 
Brian Madison Jones, Assistant Professor of History

Topic(s): 
presidential and diplomatic history, including Eisenhower and the Cold War; nuclear weapons and nuclear technology

Bio:
Brian Madison Jones is a native of Charlotte, N.C., and has taught at Johnson C. Smith University since 2007. He holds degrees from Appalachian State University (B.A. cum laude, 1997) and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (M.A., 1999). He earned a Ph.D. in history from Kansas State University in 2008, where he completed a dissertation on President Eisenhower's use of the nuclear weapon for national security. His areas of interest include the American presidency, the Cold War and the political and cultural impact of the atomic weapon. At JCSU, Dr. Jones has taught courses on the Cold War, North Carolina history, U.S. diplomatic history, as well as sections of orientation and forum in academic discourse. Dr. Jones is the degree program coordinator for history and the major advisor for all history majors. He and his wife live in Waxhaw, N.C.