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Philip VanVleck

Teaching Assistant Professor

Teaching Assistant Professor

Department of History

Withers Hall 265

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Oklahoma native


I have three daughters: Arden, Kelsey and Luci Van Vleck

Currently residing in Fuquay-Varina NC

I spent two decades working as a music journalist for various national publications, including Billboard, NatGeo’s World Music Website, Wired, CDnow, CMJ/New Music Monthly. From 1982-87 I worked as a sound technician for the New York Shakespeare Festival (NYC).

Extension and Community Engagement





MFA Drama - Acting-Directing University of Oklahoma School of Drama & Dance 1977

Ph.D. Reformation Studies & the History of Early-Modern Europe Duke University 1994

BFA Drama & Art-Art History University of Tulsa 1973

Area(s) of Expertise

Teaching and Research Interests
Research interests include: Reformation Studies and the history of early-modern Europe; The Middle Ages; Pre-modern Christian Theology; Art History.