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 	Anthony John

Dr. Anthony John Scotti Jr.

History Program Coordinator



Office: 803.738.7815
Email: scottia@midlandstech.edu


  • Freshman Seminar (COL-105)
  • Western Civilization to 1689 (HIS-101)
  • Intro to Latin American Civilization (HIS-109)
  • American History: Discovery to 1877 (HIS-201)
  • American History: 1877 to Present (HIS-202)
  • American Military History (HIS-235)


Dr. Anthony J. Scotti, Jr. received his BA from Greensboro College (1987), MA from Wake Forest University (1991), and Ph.D. from the University of South Carolina (1995). He has taught History at Midlands Technical College since 1996; his areas of study are Colonial America, U.S. Middle Period, Military History, and Latin America. Dr. Scotti is a recipient of a MTC Faculty of Excellence Award in 2011 and a South Carolina Governor's Distinguished Professor Award in 2013. The author of "Brutal Virtue: The Myth and Reality of Banastre Tarleton" (Heritage Books, 2002) and some two dozen scholarly articles, he has appeared on the History Channel's Battlefield Detectives series.


  • National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD), 2011
  • MTC Faculty of Excellence Award, 2011
  • South Carolina Governor's Distinguished Professor Award, 2013


  • University Classroom Teacher's Training, USC Instructional Development Project, Columbia, August 1993

Professional Activities

  • "Brutal Virtue: The Myth and Reality of Banastre Tarleton" (Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, 2002)
  • Historical Consulting, "Bicentenary of the Act of Parliament (1807) Exhibit," National Gallery, London, England, 2007
  • Advisory Board, South Carolina State Museum Travelling Exhibit on the American Revolution, Columbia, SC, 2013-2014
  • Lecture, "Banastre Tarleton in the Southern Campaigns, 1780-1781," Colonial Williamsburg, VA, September 2008


  • BA (cum laude), Greensboro College, Greensboro, NC
  • MA, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC
  • Ph.D., University of South Carolina, Columbia