Dr. Marianne Holdzkom holds her B.S. in Drama from the University of Evansville, her M.A. in History from Ball State University and her Ph.D. in History from The Ohio State University. Her fields of specialty are Colonial/Revolutionary U.S. History as well as the History of U.S. Religion and Culture. She has published chapters in two edited volumes concerning adaptation and representations of History in Popular Culture. She teaches all four History survey courses offered at SPSU as well as Colonization and Rebellion in the Trans-Atlantic World and Modern Social/Cultural History. She has traveled extensively in the U.S. and Europe and enjoys sharing what she learns on these trips with her students.
Quote of the Week:
"I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived."