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Andrew Barbero

M.A., 2011; Ph.D. Candidate

Andrew Barbero

Andrew Barbero (M.A., 2011; Ph.D. candidate) won a national teaching excellence award from the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD). Barbero has been teaching at Pensacola State College (Florida) since 2016. He is completing a dissertation entitled “Cold War Hoosiers: Anti-New Dealism and the Rise of Indiana’s Conservative Right.” He has numerous publications, including “Traversing Partisanship and Teaching Peace and Justice in the US History Survey,” Journal of American History (March 2019).

Upon winning this prestigious award, Barbero was interviewed about his teaching philosophy and how he engages students with the lessons of the past by exposing them to opposing viewpoints in the classroom.