Colorado State University - Pueblo hosts Southeastern Colorado History Day workshops

Colorado State University - Pueblo hosts Southeastern Colorado History Day workshops

PUEBLO – Teachers from Southeastern Colorado middle and high schools and judges interested in participating in the regional Southeastern Colorado History Day event on Saturday, March 5 at Colorado State University-Pueblo may now register for workshops being held on February 1 and 8 on the CSU-Pueblo campus.

Students and teachers are encouraged to contact the University for more information about the History Day competition, Debate and Diplomacy in History: Successes, Failures, and Consequences. Teachers, students, volunteers, and donors can find out the latest information by going to the History Department Web Page and clicking on the New Theme Logo (shown above)
Entry forms must be in by February 5 with paper and web pages due by February 25 for prejudging.  

Dr. David Malet, CSU-Pueblo assistant professor of political science, will present a workshop for teachers from 4-6 p.m. on Feb. 1 in Psychology 153 at CSU-Pueblo. He earned a bachelor’s degree in international relations and political science and a bachelor’s in education from Boston University, a master’s degree in national security studies from Georgetown University, and a doctorate in political science from George Washington University. From 2000-2003, he served as a defense and foreign policy advisory to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle.  His research and teaching interests focus on transnational conflict, group mobilization, and the role of identity in international security. Current projects include development of a curriculum in Homeland Security, military applications of biotechnology, and responses by democracies to terrorism.

Individuals interested in being a volunteer judge on History Day should attend a judges workshop from 4-6 p.m. on Feb. 8 in Psychology 153. History Department faculty members  Brad Bowers and Sandy Simmons will lead the judges session.

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