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University of Michigan (Chinese studies)
Columbia University (Master's)
University of California, Berkeley (PhD)
I am a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Michigan, with an M.A. in history from Columbia University, and a Ph.D. in history from the University of California, Berkeley. After graduating, I taught history, political science, philosophy, and religion at institutions including the University of Mississippi, the University of Alabama in Huntsville, Georgia Southern University, and the University of Guam, where I earned tenure.
After teaching for nineteen years, I moved into administration. For the last twelve years I have been dean or vice president at several community colleges, including Northwest Arkansas and Truckee Meadows.
Even as an administrator, I continued to teach part-time in the evenings. I love working with students, and helping them over trouble spots. I am highly experienced with students from many varied backgrounds, and patient, yet persistent. I believe you can do it, and I am here to help!
I am a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Michigan, with an M.A. in history from Columbia University, and a Ph.D. in history from the University of California, Berkeley. After graduating, I taught history, … Read more
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I studied Latin for years in graduate school and used the language extensively in my Ph.D. dissertation research. I have taught specialized college courses in the history of ancient Greece and Rome. I have also taught units on classical history dozens of times in my survey of world civilizations courses.
I took numerous courses on the history of religion in college both as a graduate student and as an undergraduate. My Ph.D. dissertation research was on a topic in religious history, and I have subsequently delivered professional papers and published articles in the field. I also teach units on Confucianism, Taoism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity and Islam in my survey courses on world civilization.