The School of Arts and Sciences
History and Political Science (UG)
Full Name: Roger Chapman
Professor of History
B.S., University of Maryland; M.A., Wheaton College; Ph.D., Bowling Green State University.
Dr. Chapman, who joined Palm Beach Atlantic University in 2007, teaches US history,
Russian history, the Cold War, history of modern terrorism, history of the American
presidents, and modern humanities. At present he is the faculty advisor of the campus
chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, the national history honor society. Previously, he taught
at Lincoln Trail College in Robinson, Illinois, at which time he served a stint as
a member of the Faculty Advisory Council of the Illinois Board of Higher Education.
Dr. Chapman is the editor of the two-volume Culture Wars: An Encyclopedia of Issues,
Viewpoints, and Voices (2010), editor of Social Scientists Explain the Tea Party Movement (2012),
and co-editor of the three-volume Culture Wars in America: An Encyclopedia of Issues,
Viewpoints, and Voices (2014). He has published in academic journals, namely the Journal
of Cold War Studies, Film & History, the Journal of Religion and Popular Culture,
and the Florida Historical Quarterly. In addition, he has presented at various national
conferences such as the American Historical Association, the American Studies Association,
and the Popular Culture Association.