Christopher Jones

Chris JonesAssociate Professor of History
Director, Graduate Program in History

Office: DeMoss Hall 4004M
Phone: (434) 592-6329
E-mail: cljones5@liberty.edu

Education

  • Ed.D. (Candidate): California Coast University
  • MA History: Virginia Polytechnical University
  • BA History Secondary Education: Asbury University

Classes Taught Regularly

  • HIUS 221, Survey of American History I
  • HIUS 222, Survey of American History II
  • HIST 419, Secondary Social Studies Teaching Methods
  • HIST 420, Secondary Teaching Methods Practicum
  • HIWD 370, Comparative Civilization

Biography

Professor Christopher L. Jones joined the residential faculty of Liberty University in August of 2012. Since 1992, Professor Jones has instructed a variety of Social Studies classes from secondary to college levels. For 13 years, he was a certified Advanced Placement U.S. History teacher. Since 2006, he has instructed numerous American Survey I courses through the Liberty University Online program.  Professor Jones is a graduate of Asbury University and received his M.A. from Virginia Tech, where he was Teaching Assistant for distinguished Civil War historian Dr. James “Bud” Robertson.   

Professor Jones challenges students to realize the important value of gaining greater historical knowledge of the past in order to understand today's world and work toward a better future. His emphases are Civil War history, Latin American history (especially Andean Culture), and teaching methods. For the previous 14 years, he served at the Alliance Academy International (a U.S. accredited institution in Ecuador) in Quito, Ecuador, where he was Chairman of the Social Studies Department and taught social sciences and AP history courses.    

Professor Jones is an ordained minister and in Quito he  served as the Associate Pastor of a young church with over 1,500 members.   Professor Jones is a native Virginian, and the family’s ancestral home is just south of Lynchburg in Pittsylvania County.  Christopher and Rashael Jones have two young children, Domenica and Wesley.  They reside in Forest, VA, and attend Thomas Road Baptist Church's (Nuevo Amanecer) Spanish Ministry services.