Petra DeWitt

Surprise! Eight faculty receive Sustained Excellence in Teaching Award

Posted by on January 8, 2019

Eight Missouri S&T faculty were honored with the 2017-18 Sustained Excellence in Outstanding Teaching Award at S&T’s faculty awards banquet on Dec. 4.

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Missouri Historical Society publishes article by DeWitt

Posted by on December 4, 2018

Dr. Petra DeWitt’s article, “Faith and Country: How Jews Found Unity in World War I” was recently published in Gateway, the magazine of the Missouri Historical Society. The article looks at how patriotism helped bridge ethnic and religious divides in the St. Louis Jewish community.

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DeWitt discusses Great War

Posted by on November 6, 2018

Dr. Petra DeWitt, assistant professor of history and political science, presented a talk about the Central Powers during World War I at the National World War I Museum in Kansas City on Oct. 6.

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DeWitt writes about women during World War I

Posted by on May 1, 2018

Petra DeWitt’s article, “Heroines on the Home Front: World War I and the Council of National Defense’s Woman’s Committee, Missouri Division,” is featured in the April issue of the Missouri Historical Review.

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WWI expert to speak at Research on Tap

Posted by on January 22, 2018

Join the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business for the next Research on Tap lecture at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24, on the second-floor loft of Public House Brewing Co. in Rolla. Dr. Petra DeWitt, an assistant professor of history, will present “Courage, Duty, Patriotism: The Missouri Home Guard during the Great War.”

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Seven S&T faculty receive UM Research Board Grants

Posted by on January 9, 2018

The University of Missouri Research Board recently awarded grants to seven Missouri S&T faculty members in the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business. The 12-month grants provide seed money for research initiatives in the categories of humanities, fine arts, social sciences and behavioral sciences. The recipients and their projects are:

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41 S&T faculty members honored for outstanding teaching

Posted by on December 5, 2017

Forty-one faculty members have received the Outstanding Teaching Award for 2016-17. The winners were recognized at a ceremony in November. The Outstanding Teaching Award is given each year to faculty members by the Outstanding Teaching Award committee, which bases its selections on student evaluations.

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Petra deWitt to speak on Missouri’s role in WWI

Posted by on November 7, 2017

Dr. Petra deWitt, assistant professor of history and political science, will present “Courage, Duty, Patriotism: The Missouri Home Guard during the Great War” at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, at Mineral Area College’s C.H. Cozean Library in Park Hills, Missouri.

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24 faculty honored, see photos online

Posted by on March 7, 2017

Twenty-four Missouri S&T faculty members were honored for excellence and achievement in research, service and teaching during an awards ceremony Feb. 21 on campus. Each award winner received a monetary stipend funded by industry and alumni contributions. View photos from the event on Missouri S&T’s Flickr account. The 2016 Faculty Excellence Award was presented to:

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DeWitt publishes peer-reviewed article

Posted by on September 1, 2016

Dr. Petra DeWitt, an assistant professor of history and political science, published a peer-reviewed article titled “ ‘Clear and Present Danger’: The Legacy of the 1917 Espionage Act in the United States,” in Vol. 42, Issue 2, Summer 2016, of Historical Reflections/Reflexions Historiques. The journal publishes articles in English and French and is committed to interdisciplinary studies as well as comparative approaches.

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