Department of History

Jonathan Shafer

Jonathan Shafer

Office Hours

  • By appointment


Jonathan Shafer entered Auburn's doctoral history program in the fall of 2011. Before moving to Alabama, he studied at the University of Detroit Mercy (BS Chemistry, BA History '09) and Wayne State University (MA History '11) in his home state of Michigan. At Auburn, Jonathan's research will address the impact of auto travel on tourism in the American West ca. 1880-1930.

When not engaged in academic work, Jonathan enjoys taking road trips, going backcountry camping, and watching Detroit Tiger baseball.

Fun Fact: Jonathan's favorite President is Theodore Roosevelt.

Last Updated: October 26, 2015