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Robert P. Stockton

Adjunct Professor

Address: Maybank Hall 114
Office Hours: T 3-4 and by appointment
Phone: 843.953.8102
E-mail: stocktonr@cofc.edu


Robert Stockton teaches history of Charleston architecture and has several publications on Charleston's history and architecture. He is the author of The Great Shock which examines the 1886 Charleston earthquake.  He is also author of The History of the Carolina Yacht Club. He has written articles for magazines, the web, and a column in The News and Courier called "Do You Know Your Charleston."

Robert Stockton has an M.A. in applied history from University of South Carolina and work toward a Ph.D. at Boston University.


Education

M.A., University of South Carolina


Research Interests

Historic preservation, American architectural history, and American colonial history


Courses Taught

Charleston Architecture
Victorian Charleston
Modern Charleston


Honors and Awards

  • Robert Stockton was recognized by the S.C. Chapter of the American Institute of Architects for his work in The News and Courier called "Do You Know Your Charleston."

Publications

Stockton has authored several books, The Great Shock examines the 1886 Charleston earthquake.  He is also author of The History of the Carolina Yacht Club. He has written articles for magazines, the web, and a column in The News and Courier called "Do You Know Your Charleston."

Dissertation: "Postbellum Architecture as Indicative of Community Vitality, Charleston, South Carolina, 1865-1912."