Dr. Greg Renoff

Associate Professor of History

Office: Burnham Hall, Room 304
Phone: (417) 873-7244
E-Mail: grenoff@drury.edu

Greg Renoff, Associate Professor of History, was born in 1969 in the Bronx, NY. His mother was an elementary school teacher and his father was a college professor. After living the first decade of life in Queens, NY, his family moved to Sparta NJ in 1979, where he graduated from Sparta High School in 1987. After completing his undergraduate work in history at Rutgers University in 1993, Greg relocated to Oxford, MS to enroll in the University of Mississippi’s Master’s program in American History and earned that degree in 1996. The next year, he entered the PhD program in American History at Brandeis University in Waltham, MA and completed his doctoral degree in 2003. 

He joined the Drury faculty that same year, and teaches courses on the American Civil War, the Vietnam War, and African American History, among other subjects. He is the author of The Big Tent: The Traveling Circus in Georgia, 1820-1930(University of Georgia Press, 2008). Currently, he is working on two projects concerning the cultural history of 1970s America.

Education:
B.A., Rutgers University, 1993
M.A., University of Mississippi, 1996
Ph.D., Brandeis University, 2003

Drury University faculty member since 2003
Associate Professor since 2009