TEACHING

Since I have been working in University College, my primary teaching responsibility has been for the Freshman Seminar.

  • UNIV 101, Freshman Seminar I
  • UNIV 102, Freshman Seminar II

Before moving to University College, I taught a number of courses on European history and world history at Fayetteville State.

  • HIST 110, World History to 1600: an introduction to the origins and development of major world civilizations
  • HIST 120, World History since 1600: an introduction to world history in the modern period
  • HIST 311, Modern Europe, 1648-1848: a sophomore-junior level survey of early modern European history
  • HIST 312, Modern Europe, 1848-Present: a sophomore-junior level survey of European history from 1848 to the present
  • HIST 331, Modern East Asia: a sophomore-junior level survey of Chinese and Japanese history since 1800.
  • HIST 430, Twentieth-Century Europe: a study of contemporary European issues originating from the two world wars, including the social and political upheavals of the twentieth century.
  • HIST 451, The French Revolution and Napoleon: a senior-level seminar.
  • HIST 490, Senior Seminar (Focus–European Unification): In-depth studies in selected areas of special interest, with supervised research and directed readings required.
  • HIST 500, Historiography: a graduate course in the theory and practice of history.

Earlier in my career, I also taught courses on a variety of topics:

  • GER 110, “World Civilizations”: a lower-division introduction to major civilizations of the world. (Teikyo Loretto Heights University)*
  • GER 205, “Science and Technology”: a topical introduction to issues in the relationships among science, technology, and society. (Teikyo Loretto Heights University)*
  • GER 208, “Heritage of the World”: an introduction to the cultural heritage of major world civilizations. (Teikyo Loretto Heights University)*
  • HIST 1016, “World History to 1500”: a lower-division survey of world history from the paleolithic to around 1500. (Teikyo Loretto Heights University/University of Colorado at Denver)*
  • HIST 1025, “Pre-Modern Europe”: an introductory survey of European history from Greece and Rome to about 1715. (Teikyo Loretto Heights University/University of Colorado at Denver)*
  • HIST 1026, “World History since 1500”: a survey of world history from around 1500 to the present. (Teikyo Loretto Heights University/University of Colorado at Denver)*
  • HIST 1035, “Modern European Culture, 1750-present”: a cultural and intellectual history of modern Europe. (Teikyo Loretto Heights University/University of Colorado at Denver)*
  • HIST 1381, “Paths to the Present I”: a topical introduction to the study of history. (Teikyo Loretto Heights University/University of Colorado at Denver)*
  • HIST 1382, “Paths to the Present II”: a topical introduction to the study of history. (Teikyo Loretto Heights University/University of Colorado at Denver)*
  • HIST 3606, “Science, Technology, and Society in the Modern World”: a sophomore-junior level course comparing the development of science and technology in Japan and the West. (Teikyo Loretto Heights University/University of Colorado at Denver)*
  • HIST 3706, “The Age of Revolution”: a comparative study of revolutions in the Western and non-Western world. (Teikyo Loretto Heights University/University of Colorado at Denver)*
  • HIST 4029, “International Integration in Twentieth-Century Europe “: an upper-division course in the history of economic and political integration in Europe, centered on a history of the European Union. (Teikyo Loretto Heights University/University of Colorado at Denver)*
  • HIST 4416, “The Age of Imperialism”: an upper-level undergraduate course examining Western and Japanese imperialism in China and Vietnam during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. (Teikyo Loretto Heights University/University of Colorado at Denver)*
  • HIST 4810, “Conflict in Yugoslavia”: an examination of the roots of war in the former Yugoslavia. (Teikyo Loretto Heights University/University of Colorado at Denver)*
  • ICS 331, “European Culture and History”: a mid-level survey centered around pivotal cities, periods, and personalities in European history. (Teikyo Loretto Heights University)*
  • “The Politics of Culture in Contemporary France”: examines the interaction of culture and politics in four kinds of culture–classical, avant-garde, regional, and popular. (Austin College)*
  • “America in the Sixties”: the content is self-explanatory. I ran this course as an experiment in progressive education, requiring students to negotiate their syllabus, carry out a group project, and moderate the classes. (Austin College)*
  • “Europe, 1648-1848”: an upper-level survey organized around revolutions–English, French, Industrial, Scientific, and the revolutions of 1848. (Austin College)
  • “The Contemporary World: Problems and Prospects”: an introduction to contemporary western thought through a close reading of texts that have helped to shape it. (University of Hartford)
  • “History of Western Civilization”: a three-quarter survey from the Greeks to the present. (University of Chicago)