Dr. Robert Reynolds

- Associate Professor
- Department of History
-Former Freyberger Chair of Pennsylvania
German Studies
- Former Director, Pennsylvania German
Cultural Heritage Center

Lytle 140
Phone: 484-646-4353


Ph.D. History; Lehigh University; Bethlehem, PA, 2003
M.S. Historic Preservation; University of Vermont; Burlington, VT, 1989
B.A. American History; Gettysburg College; Gettysburg, PA, 1985

Fields Pennsylvania German Studies
Historic Preservation
Building and Artifact Conservation
Vernacular Architecture
Colonial American History
Environmental History
Urban History

Courses Taught
ART 311 Pennsylvania German Landscape
ARC 315 Vernacular Architecture
ARC 317 Historic Preservation Studies
ART 320 Introduction to Material Culture Conservation

Selected Publications
Robert W. Reynolds, "Brought Along and Transformed: The Material Culture of the German Immigrants," in Pfalzer in Amerika, ed. By Werner Kremp, Roland Paul, and Helmut Schmahl, 97-111. Kaiserslautern, Germany: Atlantische Akademie Rheinland-Pfalz, 2010.

Robert W. Reynolds, "The Free Fishing Controversy of Sussex County, New Jersey," in New Jersey's Environments: Past, Present, and Future, ed. by Neil M. Maher, 90-108. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2006. (Peer Reviewed)

Robert W. Reynolds and William Smethurst, Beaver Lake 1905-2005: A Centennial History. New York: privately printed, 2005.

Andrew Arnold, Ph.D
Professor and Chair
Lytle 115
Phone: 610-683-4385

Anne Manmiller
Lytle 115
Phone: 610-683-4385
Fax: 610-683-4047