Bethany Jay

Bethany Jay

Professional Details

Title: Associate Professor
Office: SB-102J
Phone: 978-542-7349
Email: bethany.jay@salemstate.edu

Spring Courses

Cat. # Term Course # Title
1254 01 HST200 Historiography
1255 01 HST204 U.s. History and Constitutional Government I
1271 01 HST501 Internship
1876 S1 HST811 The Civil War
3726 S1 EDC772 Methods of Teaching History and the Social Sciences I
4109 S1 EDU341 Teaching History and the Social Sciences (Pre-Practicum)

Professional Biography

Bethany Jay earned her PhD in history from Boston College. Prior to coming to Salem State, Bethany was the academic director of several Teaching American History grants. Also trained as a nineteenth-century American historian, Bethany is completing her manuscript entitled Understanding and Teaching American Slavery, an edited collection of essays to provide content and strategies to teach this difficult subject. Bethany regularly teaches HST 702 Methods, Techniques, and Strategies for Teaching History in the graduate program.