Emily Hess

Visiting Instructor of History
Building: 
Andrews Hall
Office Number: 
123
Phone: 
419.289.5338

Bio

Emily Hess joined Ashland University in 2007. She teaches American history with fields of expertise in 19th and 20th century African-American history, specifically the Reconstruction era and the Civil Rights movement. She has been nominated for Outstanding Female Faculty Member of the Year and received Ashland University's Mentor Award in January 2012. She received her B.A. in American history at Malone University and an M.A. and Ph.D. in American history at Case Western Reserve University..

Education

PhD, Case Western Reserve University
MA, Case Western Reserve University
BA, Malone University

Courses Taught

HIST 212 - American History Through the Civil War
HIST 213 - American History After the Civil War
HIST 358 - Postwar America, 1945-1973
HIST 370 - Frederick Douglass

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23
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23
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24
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27
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