Kelly Woestman

Kelly A. Woestman

Areas of Specialization

  • 20th century US
  • Local
  • Oral
  • US Diplomatic


Ph.D., University of North Texas, Texas, U.S.A., 1993
American History – Diplomatic History, Local History, Oral History, Borderlands, Teacher Education

M.A., Pittsburg State University, Kansas, U.S.A., 1986

B.S.Ed., Pittsburg State University, Kansas, U.S.A.
Political Science with Collateral Areas in American and World History    

Courses Taught

Modern America, 1912-1941       
Modern America, 1941-1968       
Modern America Since 1968
US As A Superpower      
Techniques for Teaching Middle and Secondary Social Studies

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Areas of Interest

Research Interests
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 []. 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.

Service Interests
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 []. Dr. Woestman was elected to several offices in the international organization, H-Net Humanities and Social Sciences Online [] and has been active in other regional and national historical and educational organizations.

Kelly Woestman
Dr. Kelly Woestman
University Professor of History/Local, Oral, and Diplomatic History; 20th Century USA

Phone: (620) 235-4316

Office: 406C Russ Hall

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