COURSES FOR THE FALL
COURSES FOR THE SPRING SEMESTER 2012
NICHOLAS C. J. PAPPAS Professor of History Sam Houston State University
I am a Professor of History at Sam Houston State University. I received my college education at San Jose State College (now University) and Stanford University. I finished my Ph.D. in 1983 at Stanford. I have worked for the Hoover Institution as a library specialist and have taught at the college and university level at Menlo College, the University of Nevada--Reno, New Mexico State University, Norwich University, Middle East Technical University and for the past twenty-one years here at Sam Houston State University. My areas or research interest are geographically Southeastern Europe, Byzantium, Russia, and the Middle East and the thematically military and diplomatic history. I teach a number of courses in these fields, as well as surveys in Ancient and World history.
I also serve as Vice-President of the
Athens Institute for Education and Research (