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Philip Jacobs

Philip Jacobs

Adjunct Professor of Art

Office: SCM | Room 213


Department: Department of Humanities


Ph.D. | Religious Studies, University of Wales, Bangor (2013)

M.A. | Religious Studies, University of Virginia (1982)

M. Div | Biblical Studies, Union Theological Seminary (1979)

M.A. | Communications, Southern Illinois University (1976)

B.S. | Administration of Justice, Southern Illinois University (1974)


Dr. Philip Jacobs is the author of five academic texts: A Guide to the Study of Greco-Roman and Jewish and Christian History and Literature (1994), The Life and Photography of Doris Ulmann (2001), a Glossary of Foreign Terms for the Study of Works of Art on Paper and Books (2006), Joseph the Carpenter: His Reception in Literature and Art from the Second to the Ninth Century (2016) and, The Other Person in the Picture: The Portrayal and Interpretation of Joseph the Carpenter (2022).


He is also the editor of two additional works: Anne Ryan: A Personal Remembrance, written by Elizabeth McFadden (2019) and A List of Original Broadsides and Variants of Broadsides of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States, Published Between 1776 and 1920 (2020).


His research and scholarship humanities and arts has been recognized through the numerous grants he has received from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the New York Council of the Arts, the South Carolina Historical Society, the South Carolina Humanities Council, the University of Virginia, the Huntington Museum of West Virginia, and Cape Fear Community College.

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