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Andrew Dyrli Hermeling, M.A.

Adjunct Professor of Anthropology

Interest and areas of expertise

Ph.D. in progress in History, Lehigh University 

M.A. in History, Lehigh University 

B.A. in History, Messiah College

Classes I teach

SOAN 221: Native American Cultures


I am an ethnohistorian focused on intercultural diplomacy in the 18th-century Atlantic World. My dissertation project, which is still ongoing, is a microhistory of 1765 peace negotiations that sought to end conflicts between Indigenous people and the British Empire in the trans-Appalachian West. I formerly served as the Project Manager of the Digital Harrisburg public humanities project here at Messiah and currently teach history and anthropology full-time at the Stone Independent School in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. When not teaching or researching, I am likely to be found with my wife chasing our two kids, experiencing unreasonable amounts of stress related to a St. Louis sports team, or cultivating my ever-expanding collection of Marvel comics and vinyl records.