Shawn McAvoy

Assistant Professor of History & Religion
Phone: 276.656.0243
Office: West Hall 301 Map
Division: Academic Success and College Transfer
Department: History/Political Science


PhD Candidate, Early and Eastern Christianity / Religion in the Americas, Arizona State University
MA Eastern and Medieval Christianity, Arizona State University
MA US and International History, New Mexico State University
BA Ancient Greek, Randolph-Macon College

Early Christianity; Byzantine Orthodoxy; Russian Orthodoxy; Religious history of the Americas; Ancient Near Eastern archaeology and religions; Egyptology; Biblical source and textual criticism; Historical Jesus studies; American Civil War and Reconstruction; Foreign policy; 20th Century history.