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Dr. Leah Burnham

Assistant Professor of History - Humanities

(706) 379-5092

Dr. Leah Burnham joined the YHC faculty in 2022. She teaches American History I and II, as well as a variety of upper-level classes. In her free time, she enjoys cooking and spending time with her family. 


  • Ph.D. History, Georgia State University
  • M.A. History, Clemson University
  • B.S. Social Studies Education, North Greenville University
Areas of Teaching Specialties/Research Interests: 
  • American history
  • Ethnicity and Immigration in the US
  • Latin American history
  • Atlantic World