Kirk Hansen Appointed as History Professor for Spartanburg Methodist College

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GREENVILLE, S.C. (July 29, 2016) – Dr. Kirk Hansen, a 2009 graduate of Bob Jones University with a master’s in history, has recently joined the faculty of Spartanburg Methodist College (SMC) in Spartanburg, South Carolina, as a history professor. Hansen will teach undergraduate courses focused on U.S. and European history.

Hansen, a resident of Greenville, completed a doctorate in history from the University of Dundee in Scotland in 2015 and has been employed by SMC as an adjunct faculty member since January. He earned a bachelor’s degree in history in 2007 from BJU.

Previously, Hansen did extensive research on the experience of Scottish Jews during World War I. He plans to pursue similar research with local minority communities in Spartanburg.