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Jonathan D Sarnoff

Professor of History

Dr. Jonathan Sarnoff

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Dr. Sarnoff has been at Limestone since 2003, and is currently the senior full-time member of the department. He is originally from northern New Jersey, and his New York Metro Area roots shine through in his love of the Mets, Nets, and the Rutgers University football and basketball teams.

Jonathan resides in Greer, South Carolina with his wife Bonnie (also a Limestone professor) and his dog, Minnie. In his spare time, Dr Sarnoff enjoys traveling, exercising, and reading science-fiction novels.

Professional Accomplishments

  • Volunteer Teacher, Chinese Cultural and Education Center
  • Taught in Shijiazhuang and Cangzhou, China, July 2013
  • Fellow, The Annual Holocaust Educational Foundation Summer Institute on the Holocaust and Jewish Civilization, Northwestern University, June/July 2009
  • Fullerton Faculty Merit Award, Limestone College, April 2005
  • Jay Washam Dissertation Award, University of Southern Mississippi History Department, April 2004
  • Visiting Scholar Fellow, Newcomb College Center for Research on Women at Tulane University, March 2001 to August 2003
  • McCain Fellow, University of Southern Mississippi History Department, Academic Year 2001
  • Phi Alpha Theta Award, University of Southern Mississippi History Department,Academic Year 2001


  • B.A., History, SUNY-Purchase (1995)
  • M.A., History, Lehigh University (1997)
  • Ph.D., History, The University of Southern Mississippi (2003)