Mr. Joshua Riddle

Academic Advisor Part-Time Faculty, History


1310 Ben Graves Drive
Morton Hall
Room 131E
Huntsville, AL 35899
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Joshua Riddle received both his B.A. and M.A. in History from UAH. His M.A. thesis, which he defended in 2016, examines the connections and disconnections between Isaac Newton's religious and natural philosophical writings.

Along with his primary work as an Academic Advisor for the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at UAH, Joshua teaches both introductory pre-modern and modern world history courses. 

Curriculum Vitae


  • MA, History, The University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2016
  • BA, History, The University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2011


  • Excavate AIA-North Alabama Society Facebook Page Editor: July 2019-Present
  • Phi Alpha Theta(Tau Omega Chapter): President, 2015-2016; Vice-President, 2014-2015; Member 2009-Present
  • 2015 Alabama Regional Phi Alpha Theta Conference: Assistant Organizer
  • The Society for Ancient and Medieval Studies: Vice-President, 2015-2016
  • The Society for Ancient Languages: Secretary, 2014-2015; Vice-President, 2013-2014; Member, 2011-2015
  • Sigma Tau Delta: Member, 2011 to present

Recent Publications

  • “The Criteria of William Gilbert’s Experimental Method,” Alabama Regional Phi Alpha ThetaConference, University of Alabama in Huntsville, April 18, 2015. Conference Publication.

  • “The Learned Foundation of Natural Magic: The Learned Epistemology of the Occult Sciences in the Renaissance and Early Modern Europe,” Tennessee Regional Phi Alpha Theta Conference, Middle Tennessee State University, March 24, 2012. Conference Publication.