Personable and Professional

Kuck, Jordan

Assistant Professor of History

Dr. Kuck teaches courses in modern European and world history. In particular, his courses focus on Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, as well as thematic offerings in world history.

Dr. Kuck’s research centers on interwar Latvia and the transnational fascist movement in Europe
that emerged between the world wars.

In his free time, Dr. Kuck enjoys exploring the North Carolina wilderness with his wife and two children.


Ph.D., University of Tennessee

M.A., University of Nebraska

B.A., University of Nebraska



The Dictator without a Uniform: Transnational Fascism, Agrarian Nationalism, and the Kārlis
Ulmanis regime (in progress)


Chapters in an Edited Volume

“‘Made in America’: Kārlis Ulmanis un proamerikānisma izveide Latvijā, 1918-1940” in Latvijas
ārlietu simtgade: 1. sejums: idejas un personības (Rīga: Latvian Institute of International
Affairs, 2016): 86-101


Peer-Reviewed Articles

“‘Victory Clearing,’ the Kārlis Ulmanis Regime, and Latvian National Identity” (in progress)

“‘Renewed Latvia.’ A Case Study of the Transnational Fascism Model,” Fascism: Journal of
Comparative Fascist Studies Vol. 2 (2013): 183-204


Contact Information

Phone Number: 828.884.8210