Paula Rioux


Paula Rioux

Assistant Teaching Professor





Liberal Arts 212





Continuation of History of Western Civilization; the study of European civilization from the end of the Middle Ages to the present, emphasizing the origins and development of 20th-century societies and issues.

A survey of American history from the beginning to the Civil War. Emphasis on the interactions among people from different continents, ethnic groups, sexes, classes, religions, and political persuasions.

Continuation of the History of the United States; the survey of American history, from the Civil War and Reconstruction to the present.

An introduction to the nature and applications of public history by looking at how history is told through museum and historical society exhibits, oral histories, local history and historical landscapes and buildings.


Online and Continuing Education Courses

The historical and contemporary debate on the nature of the history and social studies curriculum in middle and secondary schools. This course will investigate the actual curriculum and practice of history and social studies teaching in area schools and formulate specific strategies for effective teaching and curriculum building.

Continuation of World Civilization; the study of World Civilizations from 1400 to the present.
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