Lecturer Of History resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

A dedicated and enthusiastic history professor with six years of experience and a talent for humanizing the past and contextualizing events that created a multicultural United States. Prefers a campus with a diverse student body and motivates students to improve writing and critical thinking skills. A passion for history that ensures every course continues to evolve and an empathic nature that provides students and fellow faculty with a responsive ally.

  • Engaging American History Lectures
  • Managing Classrooms of Diverse Students
  • Utilizing Critical Thinking Skills
  • Improving Writing and Composition Skills
  • Distance Learning and Online Instruction
  • Race, Ethnicity, and Gender Studies
  • Engaging Projects & Group Based Learning
  • Fostering Research and Analytical Skills
  • University Preparation
  • One-On-One Assistance
  • Emerging Educational Technologies
  • Teaching Podcast Production
Work History
10/2019 to Current
Lecturer of History University Of San Francisco Sacramento, CA,
  • Developed, presented, and evaluated syllabus and study curriculum for California & the World, a popular history course that meets multiple general education requirements, designed to advance understanding of California’s uniquely cosmopolitan history while contextualizing the state’s place in broader global affairs.
  • Developed, presented, and evaluated syllabus and study curriculum for Introduction of History (Why History Matters), a course attended exclusively by undergraduates seeking History degrees, designed to evaluate competing historical truths, conduct evidence analysis, develop viable research questions, and understand different career paths in history.
  • Created, developed, presented syllabus and study curriculum for a new history lab, Podcasting for Historians, a 1-unit course designed to train future historians in technological and
  • Evaluated and revised course content to facilitate classroom discussions, as well as implement cooperative team-based research projects with oral and visual presentations.
  • Instructed hundreds of students with 95% passing rate and consistently exceeded university and departmental averages on student evaluations.
10/2016 to Current
Adjunct Instructor Santa Rosa Junior College City, STATE,
  • Created and implemented course agendas, lesson plans, and activities to successfully meet course objectives for the history courses: Race, Ethnicity, and Gender in American Culture; History of United States to 1877; History of United States Since 1877; and History of California.
  • Prepared dynamic lectures and presentations for multiple classrooms of diverse students to advance understanding for awide range of topics in American history, often with emphasis on the complicated role of race and immigration in American society.
  • Designed assignments and group projects to strengthen critical thinking skills so students not only comprehend complex social science concepts but can express those ideas in written formats.
  • Instructed hundreds of students with 97% passing rate and consistently received remarkably high scores on every peer and student evaluation.
11/2014 to 02/2016
Contributing Editor and Researcher California State University, East Bay City, STATE,
  • Contracted by Dr. Linda Ivey and Dr. Kevin Kaatz to analyze evidence, annotate documents for the book, "A Second Look at Race and Citizenship in Japanese American Internment Camps," published by Praeger Books in 2017.
  • Prepared detailed reports contextualizing documents and explored possible historical hypotheses for the authors to include in their writing and contributed to contextual research.
  • Aided in construction and population of a digital document database.
  • Assisted in choosing relevant documents to be included in the book.
10/2013 to 01/2015
Host, Writer, Producer Bear Flag Libation History Podcast City, STATE,
  • Created and performed a podcast series of fun audio explorations of California’s storied past using interesting bars and saloons as a means of discussing larger historical and cultural trends in the Golden State, the American West, and beyond.
  • Each episode was originally researched, written, and produced to high academic standards for historical accuracy and poignant arguments, but with a light and humorous tone to appeal to people who might only have a passing interest in history.
  • Provided extensive experience in digital media production.
Expected in 03/2015
Master of Arts: Public History
California State University - East Bay - Hayward, CA

Emphasis on California History and Emerging Technologies in Teaching History

Expected in 06/2012
Bachelor of Arts: American History
California State University - East Bay - Hayward, CA

Awards: Certificate in Public History, Dean’s List, and Honor’s List

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School Attended

  • California State University - East Bay
  • California State University - East Bay

Job Titles Held:

  • Lecturer of History
  • Adjunct Instructor
  • Contributing Editor and Researcher
  • Host, Writer, Producer


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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