portrait of George Ellenberg

George Ellenberg

Vice Provost | Academic Affairs | 850-474-2035 | gellenbe@uwf.edu

George Ellenberg, Vice Provost, joined Academic Affairs in 2009. Prior to his appointment, he served as Associate Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences. Dr. Ellenberg spent the 2007-2008 academic year in residence at Georgia College and State University as an American Council on Education Fellow.

A Professor of History, Dr. Ellenberg has taught courses in southern history and American military history. He has received numerous awards for excellence in teaching. His areas of research and teaching interests include southern agriculture and culture, especially draft animal use, mechanization, and agrarian thought. Dr. Ellenberg’s book, Mule South to Tractor South: Mules, Machines, and the Transformation of the Cotton South (2007) received the Anne B. and James B. McMillan Prize from the University of Alabama Press, and the monograph was reissued in paperback in 2014. He is an alumnus of the Summer Institute in Military History at West Point.

Dr. Ellenberg earned his BA and MA degrees from Clemson University and his PhD from the University of Kentucky. He is married to Karen Ellenberg, and they have three sons.