Dr. Jeffrey Bibbee

Jeffrey Bibbee

University Historian, Professor of History
Office: 110 McKinney Center
Email: jrbibbee@una.edu
Phone: 256.765.4288


Since arriving at UNA in 2008, Dr. Bibbee has focused on a student-centered teaching, fostering study abroad and internationalization, contributing to the development of British Studies worldwide, and service to the faculty, department, and university.  As Director of the UNA Centre for British Studies and as an active researcher, Bibbee tries to bring that academic experience to students at UNA through the UNA London Study Abroad Program and various projects and programs on campus.  In 2018-19, Bibbee was named a fellow at King’s College London and the Georgian Papers Programme where he continues to foster student and secondary educator engagement in the study of British History.


Ph.D., History, King’s College London, University of London (2008)
M.A., History, Auburn University (1999)
B.A., History, Auburn University (1997)

Recent Courses Taught

HI 101/HI 101        World Civilization to/since 1500
HI 342                   History of England to 1688
HI 343                   History of England since 1688
HI 421/521            Renaissance and Reformation
HI 430/530            English Constitutional History
HI 603                   Teaching Methodology
HI 621                   Seminar in World History to 1815
HI 622                   Seminar in World History since 1815

Selected Publications

O Ye Jigs and Juleps by Virginia Cary Hudson, with Lesley Peterson and Leigh Stanfield (Juvenilia Press, 2017)

Honors and Awards

Research Fellow, King’s College London, 2018-19
Research Fellow, Georgian Papers Programme, 2018-19
University of North Alabama (UNA) Faculty Development Grant, 2018-19
Alabama Humanities Foundation Grant, “Hail the Rails!” 2018
Alabama Bicentennial Commission Grant, “STEM into History” 2018
UNA Alumni Association Friend of the University Award, 2017
UNA President’s Faculty Diversity Award, 2016
Participant, Leadership Shoals, 2016-17
Lawrence J. Nelson/VPAA Excellence in Teaching Award, 2014
Research Grant, College of Arts and Sciences, UNA, 2014-15; 2015-16; 2016-17