Faculty and Staff
GLS Temporary Instructor
E-mail: gouverneurj AT uncw DOT edu
Joseph Gouverneur holds a Master’s degree from Duke University and a Ph.D. from the University of Sheffield in the United Kingdom. He currently teaches at UNCW in the Departments of History and PAR. He also teaches in the Department of Humanities and Fine Arts at Cape Fear Community College and works periodically for the University of Manchester in the U.K. Dr. Gouverneur’s main research interests are related to the study of underground movements. During the last years of the Cold War, Dr. Gouverneur lived in Central Europe and traveled extensively behind the Iron Curtain, interacting with underground leaders, which is where his interest in subversive groups developed. He has also interacted with and interviewed members involved with the anti-Nazi underground during the Second World War as well as with individuals involved in the intelligence community. Dr. Gouverneur is currently interested in the role of addiction and treatment programs in the 20th century. He is currently at work on a book that looks at the role of alcoholism during World War Two.
Last Update: November 11, 2015