Diana Turk

Director of Teacher Education/Vice Chair, Dept of Teaching and Learning

Diana Turk

Phone: 212-998-5492

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Diana Turk has been a member of the Department of Teaching and Learning's Social Studies Program since 1999 and Director of Teacher Education at NYU since 2016. She is currently Vice Chair of the Department of Teaching and Learning and Co-Director of the NYU Teacher Residency. Diana received her MA and PhD both in American Studies from the University of Maryland at College Park. She brings to her work in teacher education a passion for civic engagement and a commitment to teaching 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.