Dr. Rebecca Wendelken

Professor of History
(910) 630-7589
Trustees 236

Director, Global Studies Program


B.A., Kennesaw State College; M.A., Ph.D., Emory University


I was born in West Virginia and did my graduate work at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. I wrote my dissertation on an early twentieth century British copper mine in what is now the Republic of Kazakhstan. I teach courses in Russian and Central Asian history, world history, labor and capital, ethnicity and conflicts, especially those in southwestern Asia and the Middle East.


"The Story of the Exodus" Exhibition

“The Story of The Exodus,” a series of 24 lithographs by Marc Chagall, will be on display at the David McCune International Art Gallery at Methodist...

MU Theatre presents "Side by Side by Sondheim"

Side by Side by Sondheim is a musical revue featuring the songs of the Broadway and film composer Stephen Sondheim.


Foreign Film Series: "The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari"

In conjunction with the Marc Chagall Exhibit at the David McCune International Art Gallery, we present a silent Gothic horror film considered to be the...