Dwight T. Pitcaithley, Ph.D.

College Professor  dwight

 

Office Hours:

Professor Pitcaithley will not be on campus during the Fall 2015 Semester.

He may be reached at the below-listed e-mail address.

dwightp@nmsu.edu

 

Education:

B.A., Eastern New Mexico University, 1970

M.A., Eastern New Mexico University, 1971

Ph.D., Texas Tech University, 1976

 

Curriculum Vitae:  DTP-VITA

 

External Links:  Academia.edu

 

Dwight T. Pitcaithley retired from the National Park Service in June 2005 after serving as Chief Historian for ten years.  During his thirty-year career with the NPS, he served in Santa Fe, Boston, and Washington, DC where he focused on issues relating to historic preservation and the interpretation of historic sites.   He holds a Ph.D. in history from Texas Tech University and has served as president of the National Council on Public History and the George Wright Society.  His most recent publications include The Antiquities Act: A Century of American Archaeology, Historic Preservation, and Nature Conservation, co-editor (2006); and chapters in Becoming Historians (2009), Slavery and Public History: The Tough Stuff of American Memory (2006),  Preserving Western History (2005), and Public History and the Environment (2004).

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Courses:

HIST 347/504: Civil War Era

HIST 486/586: Interpreting Historic Places

HIST 110G: Making History (Spring 2015)