Professor W. Bryan Rommel-Ruiz has been teaching at The Colorado College since 1996 when he first arrived as a Minority-Scholar-In-Residence and Visiting Instructor in American History. He is currently serving as associate chair of the department. He teaches a wide variety of courses in Early American History, Film and History, US Southern History; African American History; and the Atlantic World.
He has published articles and essays in these fields (see Professor Rommel-Ruiz's Curriculum Vita for a detailed list of his publications and conference panel presentations). He has recently published a book in Film and History entitled American History Goes to the Movies, with Routledge.
Professor Rommel-Ruiz is also writing a book manuscript on Charleston, South Carolina, and the Atlantic world that will be published by The University of Georgia Press.
Activities & Interests
Professor Rommel-Ruiz enjoys camping and hiking with his wife and three children in the bucolic forests of Colorado. He is an avid football and baseball fan, and enjoys watching reruns of The X-Files and Hong Kong gangster movies, especially John Woo films.
HY 120 The American Past
HY 205 US History to 1860
HY 228 The American Colonies
HY 229 The American Revolution and Constitution
HY 230 The Early Republic
HY 269 The Old South
HY 270 The New South
B.A., University of California, Berkeley 1992
M.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 1995
PhD., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 1999
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