Skip to Content

College of Arts and Sciences

Faculty and Staff

Don H. Doyle

Title: Emeritus Faculty
Department: History
College of Arts and Sciences
Phone: 803-777-6068
Office: Gambrell Hall, Room 231
Resources: Department of History


Teaches United States history and has a special interest in the Civil War era, the American South, and the U.S. and the Atlantic world. 

Professor Doyle teaches undergraduate courses on nationalism, the American history survey, and a course on Faulkner and Southern History. He also teaches graduate seminars on US history in the nineteenth century.


  • The Cause of All Nations: An International History of the American Civil War
  • The Social Order of a Frontier Community
  • Nashville in the New South
  • Nashville Since the 1920s
  • New Men, New Cities, New South
  • The South as an American Problem (co-edited with Larry Griffin)
  • Faulkner's County: The Historical Roots of Yoknapatawph
  • Nations Divided: America, Italy, and the Southern Question
  • Nationalism in the New World (co-edited with Marco Pamplona)
  • Secession as an International Phenomenon, a collection of essays


A book of essays on American Civil Wars: The United States, Latin America, Europe, and the Crisis of the 186Os is forthcoming with the University of North Carolina Press. I am beginning work on a sequel to The Cause of All Nations called  Viva Lincoln! It will examine the response to the assassination of Abraham Lincoln around the world and how this helped spark an international resurgence of republicanism and emancipation.