The Northwest College Foundation will host Steve Thulin, NWC professor of history, for the April Professor of the Month Talk at the Park County Library in Cody Saturday, April 14, at 1:30 p.m.
For this afternoon event, he will share his talk titled “History is not a Goddess: the Importance of the Civil Discussion of History in our Times.”
Thulin is wrapping up his 28th year at NWC and his 34th year of full-time teaching at the college level. He currently teaches a variety of classes, including sequential courses in Western Civilization, U.S. history, modern European and world history, various ancient civilizations and the Holocaust.
He holds both a bachelor’s and master’s in history from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. In addition, Thulin did his doctoral work at Kent State University in Ohio, where he taught before beginning his teaching career at Northwest College.
As an instructor and doctoral candidate at Kent State University, he was awarded a Fulbright-Hays grant that allowed him to travel to Finland, the Soviet Union, Germany and Britain.
Holding many different roles during his time at NWC, Thulin has served as president of faculty for five terms and has also been the president of the Wyoming Education Association local at NWC for 11 terms.
Most recently, he has been active in the retention work of the college and helped to establish the new Center for Teaching and Learning. Thulin currently chairs College Council at NWC.
This event will take place in the library’s Grizzly Hall and is free and open to the public.
To learn more about Professor of the Month Talks, contact Carol Bell, NWC development manager for the Foundation, at email@example.com or 307-754-6190.
For Northwest College’s full calendar of events, visit http://nwc.edu/events/.