Department of History

West Chester University

506 Main Hall
Phone: 610-436-3220
Fax: 610-436-3069


Steve Gimber

Steve Gimber

Associate Professor of History

Office Location: 304 Main Hall
Phone: 610-436-3329
Email: sgimber@wcupa.edu

Teaching Interests:

Colonial America; Revolutionary America; American Culture; American Food and Foodways; Humor; American Presidents; and Pennsylvania History.

Current Research:

Architectural history; agricultural history; American studies; Colonial America; Delaware Valley history; food history; landscape architecture; the Lenape; Quakers; and Revolutionary War.

Brief Biography:

Dr. Gimber is the director of the American Studies program at West Chester University. He has his doctorate in U.S. history from the American University in Washington, D.C. and a Master's degree in American Studies from the University of Pennsylvania. He received his B.A. in history from Glassboro State College (now Rowan University) in 1988 and taught as an adjunct professor of history at his alma mater for several years.