The way we teach history, and what we choose to emphasize in it, has a profound effect on the people to whom it is taught.
Let's not build walls. Let's try building more libraries.
My second year of teaching a class on the history of climate change has made certain truths about our planet even more vivid and personal to me.
A consortium of environmental historians enjoyed my article on the Thanksgiving storm of 1983.
Some things may be changing on this blog--but hopefully not too much.
It seems strange to have to defend the relevance of history, but sometimes we must do exactly that...especially when people say things like, "Why should [...]
Big thanks to NiCHE for featuring one of my articles!
Here they are--my top three favorite articles from 2014!
Victory! The University of Oregon #GTFF3544 strike is over, but the battle over quality education is just beginning.
The historic 8-day strike is now one for the history books, but there's still so much left to do.
The University of Oregon #GTFF3544 strike explained: It’s really about quality of education. [UPDATED]
Can the educational mission of a major American university really be replaced by "scantrons and podcasts"? The University of Oregon says yes.