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About Sean Pollock

Sean Pollock earned his Ph.D in History from Harvard University (2006), where he received several teaching awards, including the Thomas T. Hoopes Prize for senior thesis advising and the Stephen Botein Prize for teaching in History and Literature.  He has also taught at Yale University and the University of New Haven, and was Postdoctoral Fellow at the Harriman Institute for Russian, Eurasian, and Eastern European Studies at Columbia University (2007).  Since joining the Department of History in 2008, he has received recognition for teaching excellence in General Education and Writing across the Curriculum.  He was the 2013 Phi Alpha Theta Outstanding Faculty Member (Department of History) and received of the College of Liberal Arts Outstanding Teaching Award for 2015.  In addition to teaching in traditional classroom settings, he has designed and successfully taught several asynchronous and synchronous online courses, and has advanced the university's mission to engage in meaningful community service by teaching servicelearning courses.  He chaired the University Undergraduate Curriculum Committee and the Faculty Senate Taskforce on Distance Education, served as the inaugural Faculty Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning (2015-18), and represented the College of Liberal Arts on Faculty Senate (2012-2018).


Present Associate Professor, Wright State University History
2014 - 2018 Faculty Director, Wright State University Center for Teaching and Learning


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Contact Information

Millett Hall 362
3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy
Dayton, OH 45435-0001
(973) 775-2325


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