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Christian Pinnen

Associate Professor - History and Political Science




Jennings Hall 211

Dr. Christian Pinnen is an Associate Professor in the Department of History and Political Science. Dr. Pinnen joined MC’s faculty in 2012 and currently teaches U.S. History, History of the Old South, Latin America Survey, the American Revolution, and American Slavery. His research focuses on race and slavery in the Spanish-American borderlands and capitalism in early America. He has published two books in 2019: Complexion of Empire in Natzches and Colonial Mississippi. Dr. Pinnen attends Saint James Episcopal Church in Jackson. Dr. Pinnen is originally from Germany.


  • M.A. in History, The University of Southern Mississippi
  • Ph.D. in History, The University of Southern Mississippi