Professor Gonzalez received his Ph.D. in history from the University of Michigan. Since arriving at Appalachian, he has taught in Watauga Residential College, Interdisciplinary Studies, Global Studies, and the Honors College. He also teaches a short-term study abroad in Cuba every other year. When not teaching, he is completing a history of Cuba's relationship with the United States, titled Facing the Sun: Cuba's Challenge to the American Empire, 1895-1917.
Joe is the recipient of numerous teaching awards, including the College of Arts and Sciences Academy of Outstanding Teachers and the Board of Governors' Excellence in Teaching Award.
Title: Associate Professor, Director of Global Studies program
Department: Department of Interdisciplinary Studies
Email address: Email me
Phone: (828) 262-2443
Fax: (828) 262-6400
Office address132 Living Learning Center
Mailing address305 Bodenheimer Drive
ASU Box 32080
Boone, NC 28608