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Coastal Carolina University
P.O. Box 261954
Conway, South Carolina
Renaissance history, Reformation history, the history of medicine
Thomas W. and Robin W. Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts
Brian Nance, professor of history, joined the Coastal Carolina University faculty in 1991. He earned a bachelor's degree in history from New Mexico State University in 1984, a master's degree in history from UNC-Charlotte in 1986 and a Ph.D. in history from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1991.
Prior to joining Coastal, Nance worked as an instructor at North Carolina State University and a lecturer and teaching assistant at UNC-Charlotte. His book "Turquet de Mayerne as Baroque Physician: The Art of Medical Portraiture" was published in 2001.
His area of expertise is Renaissance and Reformation history, with a focus on the history of medicine.