ACADEMICS

Tona Hangen

Associate Professor and Department Chair

I am a social and cultural historian of modern America. My research interests include media, religious, intellectual, legal and medical history, race and gender. I am also interested in digital history and the pedagogy of history, including course and curriculum design.

Education

1999
Brandeis University
American History
AA
1992
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Anthropology
AA

Achievements

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Worcester State University George I. Alden Excellence in Teaching Award
2015
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Publications

  • Books
Books
Redeeming the Dial: Radio, Religion, and Popular Culture in America , 1920-1960 (UNC Chapel Hill, 2002) Read More

Projects

Teach Online

An open educational resource for history instructors of online, hybrid, and conventional college courses. Supported by an Open Educational Resources Initiative grant, 2017-2018.
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Courses

HI 112

US History II


3 credits
HI 200

Historians Craft


3 credits
HI 203

United States Since 1945


HI 215

History of American Thought


3 credits
HI 217

US Social History


3 credits
HI 290

Health and Healing in America


3 credits
HI 320

Citizen Nation


3 credits
HI 345

Religions in America


3 credits