Phone: 678-915-3723

Office Location:
Social & International Studies
Southern Polytechnic State University
1100 South Marietta Parkway
Building J, Room 303
Marietta, GA 30060

Office Hours:

For Autumn, 2014:


T,R, 2:30-3:30

And by appointment


Marianne Holdzkom

enjoying the boatrideDr. Marianne Holdzkom holds her B.S. in Drama from the University of Evansville, her M.A. in History from Ball State University and her Ph.D. in History from The Ohio State University. Her fields of specialty are Colonial/Revolutionary U.S. History as well as the History of U.S. Religion and Culture. She has published chapters in two edited volumes concerning adaptation and representations of History in Popular Culture. She teaches all four History survey courses offered at SPSU as well as Colonization and Rebellion in the Trans-Atlantic World and Modern Social/Cultural History. She has traveled extensively in the U.S. and Europe and enjoys sharing what she learns on these trips with her students.



Quote of the Week:

 "Perhaps the most valuable result of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it ought to be done, whether you like it or not; it is the first lesson that ought to be learned; and however early a man's training begins, it is probably the last lesson that he learns thoroughly."

                --Thomas H. Huxley









 celebrated Thanksgiving in an old-fashioned way. I invited everyone in my neighborhood to my house, we had an enormous feast, and then I killed them and took their land.
Jon Stewart
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