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Dr. Clayton J. Drees

Dr. Clayton J. Drees

Professor of History
Director of Faculty Mentoring

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Dr. Clay Drees earned his doctorate from the Claremont Graduate School in California in 1991 after having taught high school for seven years, including a two-year stint with the Peace Corps in Sierra Leone, West Africa. He is Professor of History and Director of Faculty Mentoring at Virginia Wesleyan, where he teaches courses in medieval and early modern European, African and Islamic history. A past recipient of the Samuel Nelson Gray distinguished teaching award, Drees also served six years as social science division chair between 2005-11. His third book, Bishop Richard Fox of Winchester: Architect of the Tudor Age, was published by McFarland Press in summer 2014.

Authority and Dissent in the English Church. Edwin Mellen, 1997.

The Late Medieval Age of Crisis and Renewal 1300-1500. Greenwood, 2001.

Bishop Richard Fox of Winchester: Architect of the Tudor Age. McFarland, 2014.

  • Early Modern Europe
  • Tudor England
  • Medieval Europe
  • Africa, South Africa
  • Medieval Islamic World

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