Department of History

West Chester University

506 Main Hall
Phone: 610-436-3220
Fax: 610-436-3069


James Scythes

James Scythes

Instructor of History

Office Location: 216 Main Hall
Phone: 610-436-0022
Email: jscythes@wcupa.edu

Teaching Interests:

US History; World History; and Social Studies Education

Current Research:

Professor Scythes currently has a manuscript on Civil War general Samuel Gibbs French under consideration by Lehigh University Press.

Brief Biography:

Professor Scythes earned a BA in history at Rowan University and holds a Master of Arts in history from Villanova University. Over the years he has served as an adjunct faculty member at a half dozen area colleges and universities. Professor Scythes is a member of the Board of Trustees at the Gloucester County Historical Society.