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Jim Jones

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Address:
702 Wayne Hall
West Chester, PA 19382


Phone: 610-436-2201
Fax: 610-436-3069


Carole Marciano
Departmental Secretary
Office: 702 Wayne Hall
Phone: 610-436-2201
Fax: 610-436-3069
CMarciano@wcupa.edu


Dr. Robert Kodosky
Departmental Chairperson
Office: 704 Wayne Hall
Phone: 610-436-2288
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RKodosky@wcupa.edu


Dr. Karin Gedge
Social Studies Coordinator
Office: 729 Wayne Hall
Phone: 610-436-2971
KGedge@wcupa.edu


Brenda Gaydosh
Acting Graduate Coordinator
Office: 721 Wayne Hall
Phone: 610-436-0734
BGaydosh@wcupa.edu


Jonathan Friedman
Director, Holocaust-Genocide Studies
Office: 723 Wayne Hall
Phone: 610-436-2972
JFriedman@wcupa.edu

Jim Jones

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About Me

Professor Jones holds degrees in Mathematics (B.Sc.), Modern European History (M.A.) and Modern African History (Ph.D.) from the University of Delaware. Prior to joining the faculty of West Chester University, he was an adjunct professor at Wesley College in Dover, Delaware, a long-distance camping tour operator in North America, and an agricultural laborer in the south of France.

As an award-winning public speaker and community volunteer, he has held numerous offices and made over two hundred speaking presentations during his career at WCU. He is the author of Industrial Labor in the Colonial World: The African Workers of the Chemin de Fer Dakar-Niger (2002), Made in West Chester (2003) and Railroads of West Chester (2007), as well as numerous articles and book chapters on industrial and labor history.

Professor Jones retired in May 2016.

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