Jackson, Gregory Richard
Assistant Professor of Integrated Studies (affiliated programs: UVU-PKP Cambridge, History, French, Peace & Justice Studies, Religious Studies)
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Last Updated: 10/24/16 -

UVU Programs and Department affiliations

  • UVU-PKP Cambridge Program (Director)
  • History Department
  • French Program
  • Peace & Justice Studies
  • Religious Studies



Ph.D., Modern European History, minor fields in Middle East History and Francophone Litterature, University of Utah, 2014

M.A., French Studies, Brigham Young University, 2010

B.A., History and minor in French, Brigham Young University, 2008

Pembroke-King's Programme, University of Cambridge, Pembroke College, 2007


Research Interests

European Colonialism, French-Algeria, Immigration, Islam in France


Classes taught


  • Islam in Europe
  • European Union
  • The French in North Africa: from colonies to postcolonialism
  • Modern North Africa and the Arab Spring
  • Middle East: Conflict and State-Building, 1914 to Present
  • Modern Iran
  • Islam and Mormonism
  • Senior Thesis Capstone (I& II)


  • World History to 1500
  • World History, 1500 to Present
  • Western Civilization, 1500 to Present
  • U.S. History, Colonies to Present
  • French 2010

Select Publications

Peer Reviewed:

  • “The Complications of State-Building: Reevaluating the Role of Britain in the Creation of Iraq.” Utah Historical Review Vol. 4 (2014): 53-72.
  • Hudson and Jackson. “Challenging Gallicism: The Role of Hircan’s Anti-feminist Rhetoric in Marguerite’s Heptaméron (VII & XLIX).” Utah Foreign Language Review Vol. XVIII (2010): 41-53.

Book Review:

  • Review of Murder in Salonika, 1876: A Tale of Apostasy and International Crisis, by Berke Torunoğlu, Journal of American Studies of Turkey, no. 37 (Spring 2013): 131-132.