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Associate Director of Heritage Studies

Associate Professor of History
Historic Preservationist
Associate Chair


  • Ph.D. Public History, Middle Tennessee State University, 2009
  • M.A. History, Middle Tennessee State University, 1998
  • B.S. History/Political Science, East Tennessee State University, 1993

Teaching Specialties

Applied and Public History, Military and Naval History, Historic Preservation, Comic book history, Cultural Resources Management, Transportation History, and US History 1900-1945

Courses Taught

Introduction to Public History, Historic Preservation, Monuments and Memorials, American Architectural History, Historic Sites Interpretation, US History to 1877, Sports History in America, US Military History, Global History of World War II, Pirates of the Carolinas, Vietnam War, History of Space Exploration, Cultural History of Comic Books in America

Study abroad classes: Cold War, Food Heritage in Italy, World War II and the Western Front

Research Interests

Cultural Resources Management during times of conflict, Historic Preservation, Cold War military history, Comic book history

Edward Salo

Contact Information


Building: HSS
Room: 4044

Office Hours

MW: 3-4pm 

Friday: 9-11AM 

TR as needed