Tom Mach, Chair
Dr. Mach serves as Professor of History. He received his doctorate from the University of Akron in United States History. He taught United States History and American National Government at Mount Vernon Nazarene College for six years. His areas of interest include the political history of the 19th and 20th centuries with a focus on Ohio in the Gilded Age and Christian voter blocks in the last century.
His published works include articles, book reviews and “Gentleman George” Hunt Pendleton: Party Politics and Ideological Identity in Nineteenth Century America (Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, 2007).
Prior to coming to Cedarville in 2000, Dr. Mach served as an Honors Program Director and an Honors Seminar Coordinator. He has also been named as an Advanced Placement Reader in United States History for the Educational Testing Service. At Cedarville, Dr. Mach spearheaded the university’s successful pursuit for reaccreditation from the Higher Learning Commission serving as Self-Study Coordinator.
- 19th Century America (Civil War, Gilded Age)
- US Political History