Associate Professor / Chairperson
Liberal Arts 335
Investigation of important North American contributions to human civilization, from Jazz and the airplane, to nuclear weapons and Cheese Wiz, to individual rights, the written constitution and the democratic republic. Topics could include Coming Down with the Blues; building the car, or the plane, Hollywood and the Invention of mass cinema; from inalienable rights to human rights; the Long 1960s as Cultural Revolution. May be repeated with change of content.
Continuation of the History of the United States; the survey of American history, from the Civil War and Reconstruction to the present.
Online and Continuing Education Courses
Examines the history, politics and legacy of the U.S. war in Southeast Asia. Military strategy, policy debates, the experiences of soldiers, and domestic politics are examined, with the goal of understanding larger questions of American foreign policy past and present.