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Patrick Connelly

Associate Professor and Chair - History and Political Science

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Dr. Connelly came to Mississippi College in 2016. He is a modern American historian with a focus on religious and cultural history. He teaches survey courses on the history of the United States, a class on Historical Methods for History majors, and upper level courses on topics like the New South, the Civil Rights Movement, and Religion and American Culture. His current research and writing project focuses on the historical vision of Walker Percy.


  • B.A. , University of South Carolina
  • M.A. , Emory University
  • Ph.D. , Emory University