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The Military College of South Carolina

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Paul Johstono

Assistant Professor

Paul Johstono is a specialist in Hellenistic military history and teaches courses in ancient and military history for The Citadel. He is a native of Leesburg, Georgia, earned his BA from Furman ('05) and his MA and PhD from Duke ('08 and '12, respectively). His research interests include the military institutions of Hellenistic states, warfare in the Mediterranean and Near East from the fourth to first centuries BC, and asymmetric and irregular conflicts in world history.

His undergraduate courses include the Western Civilization sequence, Western Military History, The History of the Vietnam War, and Great Captains from Alexander to Caesar. He looks forward to teaching on Greek and Roman warfare and asymmetric conflicts and insurgency, among other topics, down the road. Graduate-level courses taught include historiography, the history of the Hellenistic Near East, and the history of the Hellenistic Mediterranean.

Paul Johstono, The Citadel

Contact Information
Telephone: 843-953-5053

Office: 425A Capers Hall
Office Hours: W 1:00-4:00pm

Ph.D. in History - Duke University, Durham, NC
M.A. in History - Duke University, Durham, NC
B.A. in History - Furman University, Greenville, SC

Research Interests:

Military, Hellenistic World

Vita: Dr. Johstono's Vita

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