Department of History

Dr. Margaret Peacock’s Teaching Methods Featured in the Collegian.

“Dr. Margaret Peacock is always asking ‘why.’ “Why, for instance, should she deliver a traditional-style lecture when technology and online classes have diminished its value? The answer, in Peacock’s eyes, is simple: She shouldn’t. “‘I’m not convinced that group work is best, either,’ said Peacock, an assistant professor in the Department of History. ‘Students hate […]

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Margaret Peacock to discuss her recent book, Innocent Weapons: The Soviet and American Politics of Childhood in the Cold War

Dr. Margaret Peacock will be giving a talk on her recently-published, groundbreaking work, Innocent Weapons: The Soviet and American Politics of Childhood. In this book, Peacock recounts the Soviet and American history of childhood in the Cold War. She shows how propagandists on both sides of the iron curtain mobilized similar images of children in […]

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