Dr. Chris Wilhelm
Associate Professor of History
Office: ACN 120
Ph.D., American History, Florida State University, 2010.
M.A., History, Florida State University, 2005.
B.A., History, Florida International University, 2000.
Dr. Wilhelm specializes in modern U.S. history, environmental history, and the history of the U.S. South. His research has mostly examined the Everglades. He is finalizing a book manuscript on the creation of Everglades National Park entitled From Swamp to Wetland. His recent publications include: “Conservatives in the Everglades,” in Journal of Southern History; and “For the Birds: Challenging Wilderness in the Everglades” in Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences. His next project looks at the history of marine preservation in Florida. He recently presented a paper on this topic entitled "Florida's Aquatic Preserves," at the Florida Historical Society's Annual Meeting.
Courses regularly taught:
American History I and II
US Political History American Environmental History