Social Sciences - Associate Professor
Building: PHALL - AU-PAYNE HALL
B.S., University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, 1981
M.A., University of Colorado at Boulder, 1991
Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder, 1998
Dr. Mary Waalkes is an associate professor of history at East Georgia State College in Augusta where she currently teaches the U. S. history survey, Western Civilization, and Student Success courses. She previously taught at Brewton-Parker College in Mount Vernon, Georgia, and at Lee University in Cleveland, Tennessee. She has co-authored an article on civil rights in the Chattanooga/Cleveland/and Polk County area, and has written a number of book reviews. While at Brewton-Parker College, she served as curator of the Montgomery County Historic Village.
She is currently working on the diary of Thomas Benton Conner Cooper. Her primary research interests are in southern history and African American history.