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Christopher Jones, Ph.D.

Social Studies Education Coordinator, Associate Professor | History

(434) 592-6329

DeMoss Hall, Room 4334G


  • Ph.D. Advanced Educational Studies (Concentration in Educational History): Liberty University
  • Ed.D. Doctor of Education (Concentration in Social Studies Education): Liberty University
  • M.A. History – Discipline Concentration (U.S. and Latin American History): Virginia Tech
  • B.A. History Secondary Education: Asbury University

Courses Taught

  • EDST 461, Social Studies Education (Student Teaching Supervision)
  • HIST 419, Secondary Social Studies Teaching Methods
  • HIST 520, Teaching History in College
  • HIUS 221, American History (Colonial America – Civil War)
  • HIUS 221, (Honors) American History (Colonial America – Civil War)
  • HIUS 222 (Honors), American History (Reconstruction Period – Present)
  • HIUS 390, Virginia History
  • HIUS 420, American Civil War and Reconstruction
  • HIWD 370, Comparative Civilizations
  • HIWD 372, Modern Latin American History


Dr. Jones serves as a full-time professor of history and education at Liberty University and is the Social Studies Education Program supervisor as well as the Social Science Program Director. He began his career in Secondary Social Studies Education 31 years ago. In the midst, he has instructed LUO courses since 2005.

Beginning in 2012, Dr. Jones brought his expertise to the residential campus with a focus on Early American History, World History, Latin American History, Virginia History, and Civil War History. In addition, he instructs educational methodology courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Over the years, he has supervised and mentored hundreds of teacher candidates through their practicums and student teaching internship experiences and, after that, helped them obtain employment in academic fields.

Since 1992, he has done missionary work in Latin America as well as in West Africa. For fourteen years, he lived and served as a missionary schoolteacher and pastor in Ecuador, South America. He is an ordained minister and the History Department Chaplain. Along with his efforts to provide students with quality education, his greatest passion is to help them grow in the grace and knowledge of Christ Jesus and make a difference for the Kingdom of God.


  • Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
  • Virginia Department of Education (VDOE)
  • Virginia Social Science Association (VSSA)
  • Phi Alpha Theta (National Honor Society in History)
  • Kappa Delta Pi (International Honor Society in Education)
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