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John Martin McMillan

Graduate Instructor

Major Field

Nineteenth-Century U.S. History

Minor Fields

Appalachian History, U.S. Foreign Relations, and Latin America


Jason Phillips

Research Interests

Mr. McMillan is an historian of the nineteenth-century United States, with a particular interest on the long Civil War era. His dissertation focuses on food systems in Virginia during the pre-war and war years to understand how black and white Virginians experienced the conflict.

Courses Taught
  • HIST 152: Growth of the American Nation to 1865
  • HIST 153: Making Modern America since 1865
  • HIST 210: Modern Military History