J. Matthew Ward, Ph.D.

Visiting Assistant Professor of History

J Matthew Ward
  • 1800 College Ave
  • Quincy, IL 62301
  • 217-228-5432 ext:3162

Dr. Ward received his PhD in US 19th century history from LSU in 2021. His research focuses on the Civil War, American political development, military occupation, and gender studies. Currently he is working on a manuscript entitled “Garden of Ruins: Military Occupation and State Power in Civil War Louisiana.” As a visiting professor of history at Quincy, he teaches courses on the Civil War, US Military Occupation, Pop Culture, and Gender and Family in US History.