Professors Megan Brankley Abbas and Justin Behrend visited Brighton High School on December 9 to talk with interested high school teachers. Department of History faculty regularly work with history teachers from across the Rochester area and Finger Lakes region, sharing ways in which some of the latest in historical research and innovative pedagogy can be made accessible at K-12 level.
Professor Abbas is a specialist in the history of the Islamic world, while Professor Behrend researches African-American history during Reconstruction.
Thursday, December 15, 2016
Professor Michael Oberg will appear on tonight's episode of WXXI's "Need to Know", where he will discuss the historical and political background of the Standing Rock Protests and the Dakota Access Pipeline. Tune in to WXXI-TV, Channel 21.1 and Cable 11 or 1221 at 8pm on December 15.