Nicole DePue

Nicole DePue

Professional Details

Title: Visiting Lecturer
Office: MH-328
Phone: None
Email: nicole.depue@salemstate.edu

Spring Courses

Cat. # Term Course # Title
2973 04 GPH100P Weather and Climate
2985 L27 GPH100P Weather and Climate
2986 L28 GPH100P Weather and Climate
3007 01 GPH251 Cultural Geography
4066 06 GPH400 Directed Study in Geography

Professional Biography

Education:

2007: Studies in Archaeology at Wheaton College in Wheaton Illinois as part of undergraduate degree.

2008: B.A. in Biblical Studies, concentration in Jewish Studies. Gordon College in Wenham, MA.

2010:  M.A. in History and Geography, emphasis in Historical Geography of the Middle East during the Second Temple Period. Jerusalem University College, Jerusalem Israel

Employment:

2004-Present: Instructor and Belayer at La Vida Center for Outdoor Education and Leadership of Gordon College

2005-2008: Teacher's Assistant at Gordon College under Dr. Marvin Wilson

2007-Present: Hebrew Instructor/Tutor for private students

2006-Present: Instructor/ tutor of Historical Maps of the Ancient Near East at Gordon College

2009-Present: Tour Guide/ Tour Facilitator throughout Israel and her surroundings on a per-request basis

2011-Present: Visiting Lecturer of Geography at Salem State University

Professional Interests

Geography with an emphasis in cultural and historical Geography of the Middle East.

Travel and tourism, international living (Ex-Pat living).

Outdoor education and leadership.

Ancient Languages: translation, research, interpretation.

Archaeology of the Ancient Near East.

Israel advocacy: Recipient of the 2008 Genesis Award for efforts as President of the Israel Initiative of Gordon College

Personal Interests

While Nicole loves Geography and enjoys teaching various Geography classes at Salem State, she also enjoys teaching other subjects as well. As an Outdoor Educator, Nicole enjoys teaching kayaking, hiking, belaying, rock climbing, camping, and other outdoor activities.  Nicole also enjoys traveling not just to enjoy a vacation but to reasearch and learn about different cultures, histories, languages, and of course cuisine!