Meet Dr. Kenneth J. Banks
Dr. Kenneth J. Banks, associate professor of history, has taught at Wofford since 2009. In 2019, the South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities honored him as the college’s Excellence in Teaching recipient. He began studying history when he was 31 years old after working in the film and advertising industry. He authored an award-winning book, “Chasing Empire Across the Sea: Communications and the State in the French Atlantic.”
Meet Vera Oberg '20
Vera Oberg majored in history and international affairs. She is now attending American University, where she is completing her master’s degree in public administration and policy. She plans to work for a governmental or nonprofit agency after graduating. Oberg says that majoring in history helped her develop skills to research, analyze and interpret primary source documents, all of which are important tools for studying political administrations past and present.