Sheila Curran Bernard

Sheila Curran Bernard

Associate Professor & Director of the Public History Program
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Social Science 060D

MFA Goddard College

Sheila Curran Bernard

Professor Bernard is not teaching during the 2021-2022 academic year.


Undergraduate Courses:

HIS/DOC 224: Narrative and Historical Media

HIS/DOC 227: Civil Rights: A Documentary Approach

HIS/DOC 335: History and Theory of the Documentary Film

HIS 290/390: Topics in U.S. History

DOC 290/390: Topics in Documentary Studies

HIS/DOC 412: Readings Practicum in Nonfiction Media Storytelling

DOC 450: Documentary Studies Seminar and Fieldwork Practicum

Graduate Courses:

HIS 500: Practicum/Writing the Successful Proposal

HIS 501: Introduction to Public History

HIS 602: Readings in Visual Media and Culture

HIS 605: Readings in the History and Theory of Historical Documentary Filmmaking

HIS 607: Seminar and Practicum in History and Media

HIS 612 (as 530): Readings Practicum in Historical Media Storytelling

HIS 642: Readings in Culture and Society

Current Research Interests:

Emmy and Peabody Award-winning writer, filmmaker, and consultant who develops and oversees projects for national and international broadcast, theatrical release, and museum and classroom use. Teaching interests include courses that explore U.S. history, public history, documentary, and historical narrative.