Associate Professor of Social Studies Education
Diana Turk received her PhD in American Studies from the University of Maryland at College Park. She has been a member of the Department of Teaching and Learning's Social Studies Program since August 1999. She brings to her work in teacher education a passion for civic engagement and a commitment to teaching history for democratic change. She is a co-author of the forthcoming Learning Through Doing: Project-Based Learning in US History Classrooms (Pearson), as well as co-author of Teaching Recent Global History (Routledge, 2014) and Teaching US History: Dialogues Between Teachers and Historians (Routledge, 2010), and author of Bound by a Mighty Vow: Sisterhood and Women's Fraternities, 1870-1920 (New York University Press, 2004). She has also written several articles on innovative and interdisciplinary approaches to teaching history and social studies.