Norman Love

 Professor of History

Norman Love has been teaching at El Paso Community College since 1985 and has taught at the U.S. Air Force Air Training Command, Midwestern State University, the University of Kentucky, and the University of Texas El Paso. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in History with a minor in Government from Midwestern University and a Master’s degree in History from Midwestern State University and a Master’s in Public Administration from the University of Texas El Paso. He also studied History in the Ph.D. program at the University of Kentucky. Special academic interests include: Late Antiquity European History, Nineteenth Century World History, U.S. Political History, and World History Art and Architecture.

Norman Love         



 Courses I Teach

Government 2305: American Politics and Government

Surveys the basic concepts of the American national government, the theory of democracy, the structure and function of political institution, and contemporary issues and politics. Emphasizes the U.S. Constitution.


Government 2306: State and Local Government   
Studies the origin and development of the Texas Constitution, structure and powers of state and local government, federalism and inter-governmental relations, political participation, the election process, public policy, and the political culture of Texas.


History 1301:United States History to 1865

Surveys United States history through the Civil War, emphasizes the Pre-Columbian background, colonial contributions, the Revolution of 1776, republican government, the growth of democracy, social economic, and cultural trends, the role of minorities, and the background and course of the Civil War.


King David

       King David

History 1302: United States History Since 1865

Surveys Reconstruction, the rise of big business, the clash of economic interests, the struggle for reform, imperialism, and world power status, Progressivism, World War I, the Twenties, the New Deal, World War II, post-war U.S., the changing role of the laborer, social economic, and cultural trends, and the role of minorities.


History 2321: World History to 1500
Surveys the social, political, economic, cultural, religious, and intellectual history of the world from the emergence of human cultures through the 15th century. The course examines major cultural regions of the world in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania and their global interactions over time. Themes include the emergence of early societies, the rise of civilizations, the development of political and legal systems, religion and philosophy, economic systems and trans-regional networks of exchange. The course emphasizes the development, interaction, and impact of global exchange.


History 2322: World History Since 1648

Analyzes the development of civilizations in Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas from the sixteenth century to the present. Emphasizes cultural change and contact among cultures.


Waldseemuller Map 1507

Waldseemuller Map 1507



 Contact Information


 Rio Grande


 Room E104




 Office Hours


9:00-10:00 am

11:00 am-1:00 pm


8:00-8:30 am

11:30 am-2:30 pm