history and political science

S&T faculty receive tenure, promotion

Posted by on September 1, 2020

Twenty-four Missouri S&T faculty members received promotions or tenure effective today (Tuesday, Sept. 1). The faculty members are:

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Seven S&T faculty win President’s Awards

Posted by on August 4, 2020

University of Missouri President Mun Choi has announced the recipients of the 2020 President’s Awards to faculty members across the four universities of the UM System. The seven S&T awardees are:

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Thrice as nice – ‘We love your class’ award goes to Winiarz

Posted by on June 2, 2020

For the third consecutive year, Dr. Jeffrey Winiarz received the S&T’s Advising Center’s “We Love Your Class” award from freshman students, who voted for their favorite teacher. Dr. Agnes Vojta received second place. Other nominees include:

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COVID-19 in the news: Fox News’ Sunday, TODAY Show

Posted by on May 5, 2020

Dr. Michael Bruening was featured by Chris Wallace on Fox News’ Sunday morning show on May 3 as one of several teachers designated as “Power Players of the Week.”

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Summer courses in History and Political Science

Posted by on April 29, 2020

Need to fulfill your history/political science general education requirement? The department is offering two courses that would do so this summer. Dr. Petra DeWitt is teaching a 4-week, online, synchronous section of U.S. History to 1877 (Hist 1300) from July 6 to July 31. Dr. Michael Meagher is teaching American Government (Pol Sci 1200) as an in-person class during the 4-week late summer term from July 20 to August 14.

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Tapestry highlights UM System campuses

Posted by on April 7, 2020

The Winter 2020 issue of Tapestry is out, highlighting creative and innovative initiatives that affect diversity, equity and inclusion efforts in the living, working and learning environments throughout the University of Missouri System. All four UM System universities, including S&T, are featured in the e-publication.  The following articles highlight S&T programs and people: “Engineering Success” about the […]

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Sheppard to present archaeological talk via Zoom

Posted by on March 30, 2020

Dr. Kathleen Sheppard, associate professor of history and political science, will present a talk via Zoom titled “Archaeologists on the Nile in the ‘Golden Age’ of Travel” 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 1.

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Trail of Tears documentary screening, discussion is tonight

Posted by on February 20, 2020

Attend a screening of the 2018 documentary film “Digadohi: Lands, Cherokee and the Trail of Tears” at 6:30 p.m. tonight (Thursday, Feb. 20) in Room 125 Butler-Carlton Civil Engineering Hall. A panel discussion with the film’s creators and Native American leaders will follow the film.

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Sheppard co-edits archaeology book

Posted by on February 4, 2020

Dr. Kate Sheppard, associate professor of history and political science, is co-editor of a new book titled Communities and Knowledge Production in Archaeology.

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