Tag Archives: African American History

Karen Sotiropoulos: Faculty Spotlight

We are pleased to feature Director of Graduate Studies Dr. Karen Sotiropoulos as our August Faculty Spotlight! Karen Sotiropoulos is Associate Professor of History and Director of Graduate Studies at Cleveland State University where she has taught African American History since 2000. She earned her BA from Tufts University, MA from New York University, and […]

Souther on Hough 50th Anniversary

This July is the 50th anniversary of the Hough Riots in Cleveland. For teachers in Northeast Ohio, the events surrounding the commemoration are a great way to augment discussions of racial tension, urban spaces, and local history in the classroom. CSU history professor J. Mark Souther, a public historian who leads the Cleveland Historical project and Center for […]

Erin McArdle: Teacher Spotlight

We are pleased to introduce CSU MA student Erin McArdle for the February Teacher Spotlight! Erin McArdle teaches World History, Political Issues, and African American History at Maple Heights High School. McArdle graduated from the College of Wooster in 2012 with an undergraduate degree in History and earned her teaching license from Wooster as well. […]

April 7: “The Sixties and Struggle” presentation

Dr. Regennia Williams from the Department of History is  hosting Dr. Nishani Frazier in her African American history survey courses for a special lecture-discussion,  “The Sixties and the Struggle: Battles Fought and Lessons Learned.”  This lecture takes place on Monday, April 7, 2014, 11 a.m., in Cleveland State University’s Main Classroom Auditorium (MC Aud).  A reception will follow […]

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