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Bryan Rommel-Ruiz

Professor, Chair

Curriculum Vitae

Professor Bryan Rommel-Ruiz has been teaching at The Colorado College since 1996 when he first arrived as a Minority-Scholar-In-Residence and Visiting Instructor in American History. He is currently serving as associate chair of the department. He teaches a wide variety of courses in American History, African American History, US Southern History; World History, and Film and History.

He has published articles and essays in these fields (see Professor Rommel-Ruiz's Curriculum Vita for a detailed list of his publications and conference panel presentations) and is currently completing a book manuscript on Black Atlantic culture and politics in Rhode Island and Nova Scotia for The University of Pennsylvania Press.

Professor Rommel-Ruiz is also writing a book manuscript on Charleston, South Carolina, and the Atlantic world that will be published by The University of Georgia Press. Additionally, he has a book-length manuscript under review about American Film and History.


  • HY366 – The New Republic, 1789-1844


    • B.A., University of California, Berkeley, 1992
    • M.A., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1995
    • Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1999