Andrew Jr., Rod
Office: 12 Hardin Hall
Ph.D., University of Georgia (1997)
Professor Andrew is a specialist in Southern history. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in both the antebellum and new South periods, with particular emphasis on the New South. Dr. Andrew's first book, Long Gray Lines: The Southern Military School Tradition (2001), explains the rise of military schools in the antebellum South and their continuing appeal after the Civil War. He recently completed the biography Wade Hampton: Confederate Warrior to Southern Redeemer. Hampton was a Confederate general, South Carolina governor and senator, and symbol of the "Lost Cause." For this biography, he was awarded the 2009 Mary Lawton Hodges Prize in Southern Studies. He is also a Colonel in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve and a field historian with the Marine Corps History Division.
Selected Professional Works
Wade Hampton: Confederate Warrior to Southern Redeemer. University of North Carolina Press, 2008.
U.S. Marines in Battle: An Nasiriyah, 23 March to 2 April 2003. (U.S. Marine Corps History Division, 2009)
Long Gray Lines: The Southern Military School Tradition, 1839-1915. University of North Carolina Press, 2003.