||Institute: Preserving the Past: Enrichment of the Social Studies Curriculum
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.