The History Teacher
Volume 52, No. 1
Front Matter | Back Matter
THE CRAFT OF TEACHING
Environmental History as a Lens
Timber, Torrents, and the Trans-Mississippi Mud March: Teaching Environmental History Using the 1863 Helena Campaign
by G. David Schieffler
Preparing for Life and Work Outside the Classroom
Doing History in the Undergraduate Classroom: Project-Based Learning and Student Benefits
by Dominic G. Morais
NOTES AND COMMENTS
Marrying Content and Practice: Raising Undergraduate Awareness of “Job Skill” Acquisition in a History Survey Course
by Robert Hellyer
TEACHING NATIONAL HISTORY DAY
College Access, Historical Research, and Student Empowerment: The National History Day Partnership in Minnesota
by Matt King, Tim Hoogland, Jennifer Hootman, Mary E. Schoenborn, and Lynn Skupeko
NATIONAL HISTORY DAY 2018 PRIZE ESSAYS
by Jane Dabel, The History Teacher
The Lebanese Civil War and the Taif Accord: Conflict and Compromise Engendered by Institutionalized Sectarianism
by Muadth Malley, Senior Division
17 Years: Developing the United States Coinage System
by Kellen Hoard, Junior Division
IN EVERY ISSUE
6 Contributors to The History Teacher
8 The History of The History Teacher
179 Questionnaire for Potential Reviewers
180 Membership/Subscription Information
182 Submission Guidelines for The History Teacher
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160 Society for History Education: Celebrating 50 Years
Robert Hellyer received his Ph.D. in Japanese and East Asian History from Stanford University and is currently an Associate Professor of History at Wake Forest University. He teaches courses on Japanese, East Asian, and world history and is director of the East Asian Studies interdisciplinary minor program. He is currently completing a monograph on the history of Japan's export of green tea to the United States in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Kellen Hoard is a student at Kamiakin Middle School in Kirkland, Washington. His paper, "17 Years: Developing the United States Coinage System," won first place for Junior Individual Paper at the 2018 National History Day competition. As a result of his scholarship, he was also one of just thirty-four students named as a National Endowment for the Humanities Scholar in 2018.
Tim Hoogland earned his M.A. in History at the University of Minnesota and currently serves as an Instructor of History and State Coordinator for National History Day in Minnesota.
Jennifer Hootman earned her M.A. from the Department of History at Illinois State University and M.S. from the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She was an Associate for the Digital Arts, Sciences, & Humanities (DASH) Program at the University of Minnesota Libraries and currently serves as the Digital Humanities Librarian at the University of Kentucky Libraries.
Matt King is an Assistant Professor of Medieval History and the Digital Humanities at the University of South Florida. He earned his M.A. and Ph.D. in History from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and worked as the National History Day Outreach Coordinator for the Minnesota Historical Society, where he had the privilege of working with local schools to develop college-access programs. His research focuses on interfaith relationships during the age of the Crusades.
Muadth Malley is a student at Pleasant View School in Memphis, Tennessee. His paper, "The Lebanese Civil War and the Taif Accord: Conflict and Compromise Engendered by Institutionalized Sectarianism," won first place for Senior Individual Paper at National History Day 2018, was highlighted by the National History Academy, and received a National Endowment for the Humanities Scholar award. In the year prior, his "The Battle of Karameh: Taking a Stand that Transformed a People and Built a Movement" won first place for Junior Individual Paper and was selected for the Dr. Ruben Brooks Award at Tennessee History Day 2017.
Dominic G. Morais earned his Ph.D. in Physical Culture and Sport Studies from The University of Texas at Austin in 2015, and is an Assistant Professor of Sport Management at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. His research interests involve the health and fitness industry, and he eventually wants to connect his experience as a strength and conditioning coach with classroom pedagogy.
G. David Schieffler is a Lecturer and Ph.D. candidate at the University of Arkansas, where he is currently finishing a dissertation entitled "Civil War in the Delta: Environment, Race, and the 1863 Helena Campaign."
Mary E. Schoenborn earned her Master of Public Affairs from the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota. She is the Library Liaison to the Humphrey School of Public Affairs & Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.
Lynn Skupeko earned her M.A. in Counseling Psychology at Pacifica Graduate Institute. She is currently a Library Assistant at the University of Minnesota.