Education and Certifications
PhD University of North Texas, 1993
American History – Diplomatic History, Local History, Oral History, Borderlands, Teacher Education
MA Pittsburg State University, 1986
BSED Pittsburg State University
Political Science with Collateral Areas in American and World History
Modern America, 1912-1941
Modern America, 1941-1968
Modern America Since 1968
US As A Superpower
Modern Mexico and the US Southwest Supervised Student Teaching
Techniques for Teaching Middle and Secondary Social Studies
Interests, Publications and Presentations
The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL), including incorporating technology, has been a focus of my research most of my career. Currently she is doing more work on the Common Core [http://www.corestandards.org/]. Dr. Woestman is also a student of the U.S. Presidency having written her dissertation on Harry S Truman and the creation of the post-presidency and she serves on the editorial board of the journal, Teaching History.
The Archivist of the United States appointed Dr. Woestman to serve on the Advisory Committee for the Electronic Records Archives of the National Archives and Records Administration [http://www.archives.gov/era/acera/]. Dr. Woestman was elected to several offices in the international organization, H-Net Humanities and Social Sciences Online [http://www.h-net.org] and has been active in other regional and national historical and educational organizations.