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 Spring, 2015:


T,R, 1:00-2:00

And by appointment


Please note:  Because we will be consolidated as of Jan. 6th, I will be required to attend department meetings on the Kennesaw campus.  This may mean that I will not hold office hours on those days.  I will do my best to let you know when those meetings will be in advance.


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.



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