ANDREW WILEY

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Assistant Professor of History, and Associate Editor for the Martin Van Buren Papers
awiley@cumberland.edu
(615) 547-1351
Vise Library
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Presidential Papers, Martin Van Buren
The School of Humanities, Education and the Arts
B.A., Indiana University Pardue University, Indianapolis
M.A., Indiana State University
Ph.D., University of Calgary (Canada)
Andrew Wiley started his work at Cumberland University in January 2018 when the Papers of Martin Van Buren hired him as the new associate editor. In addition to his editorial work, Dr. Wiley teaches introductory level courses on United States History and will occasionally teaches upper level history courses. His research interests are Civil War Era politics (particularly conservatism), military history, Cold War History, and the history of Baseball. Prior to his work at Cumberland University, Dr. Wiley worked as an editorial assistant for the Frederick Douglass Papers in Indianapolis, Indiana, and Civil War History, an academic journal published by Kent State University Press. He had also taught a course on U.S. History at the University of Calgary in Canada, and has recently published an article for the Essential Civil War Curriculum based at Virginia Tech. Not isolated to printed works, Wiley has also presented his research at several nationally recognized history conferences.  Wiley currently holds a Bachelor of Arts with a major in history from Indiana University at Indianapolis, a Master of Arts in history from Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Indiana, and a PhD from the University of Calgary. When not on campus you can find Andrew Wiley playing guitar, at a baseball game, or touring the numerous historical sites in Tennessee and other surrounding states.

MAX MATHERNE

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Assistant Editor, Papers of Martin Van Buren and Instructor of History
mmatherne@cumberland.edu
(615) 547-1301
Vise Library, Presidential Papers of Martin Van Buren
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Presidential Papers, Martin Van Buren, The Papers of Martin Van Buren
The School of Humanities, Education and the Arts
B.A. Grove City College
Ph.D. University of Tennessee, Knoxville

MARK CHEATHEM

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Professor of History and Editor of the Martin Van Buren Papers
mcheathem@cumberland.edu
(615) 547-1341
Labry Hall, Room 216
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Presidential Papers, Martin Van Buren
The School of Humanities, Education and the Arts
B.A., Cumberland University
M.A., Middle Tennessee State University
Ph.D., Mississippi State University
A graduate of Cumberland University’s undergraduate history program, Mark R. Cheathem received his M.A. in history from Middle Tennessee State University and his Ph.D. in history from Mississippi State University. After serving as an assistant professor of history at Southern New Hampshire University for four years, he returned to his alma mater and is now a professor of history. Cheathem’s main teaching and research interests focus on Andrew Jackson, Martin Van Buren, nineteenth-century politics, southern history, and documentary editing. Dr. Cheathem is the author or editor of seven books, including the award-winning Andrew Jackson, Southerner. His most recent book is The Coming of Democracy: Presidential Campaigning in the Age of Jackson. Since 2015, Dr. Cheathem had been the project director and co-editor of the Papers of Martin Van Buren. Housed in Cumberland University’s Vise Library, this project is producing digital and print editions of the eighth president’s papers. Along with his research, Dr. Cheathem teaches a variety of courses at Cumberland, including Jacksonian America, the American Presidency, Civil War America, Conspiracy Theories in American History, Introduction to Digital History, and Documentary Editing.