Teresa York

Professor


Department

Social Sciences II

Additional Title

Professor

Contact Information

Courses Taught
  • GEOG 1303 World Regional Geography
  • HIST 1301 United States History
  • HIST 1302 United States History
Education
  • CAIA George Bush School of Government 2004 and Public Service, Texas A &M University

Certificate in Advanced International Affairs

  • MA Stephen F. Austin State University 1990

Major: History

Second teaching field in Geography 

  • BBA Stephen F. Austin State University 1986

Major: Management

Minor: Administrative Law

Teaching Experience
  • TEMPLE COLLEGE History/Geography professor 2017-Present
  • KILGORE COLLEGE

Full-time Instructor United States History, Western Civilization and World Regional Geography Online Instruction

Dual Credit

1993-2017

 

  • AMBASSADOR

 

Part-time Instructor

 

1996-1997

UNIVERSITY

Western Civilization

 

 

  • TYLER JR.COLLEGE

 

Part-time Instructor

United States History

 

1991-1993

 

  • ANGELINA COLLEGE

 

Part-time Instructor

United States History

 

1992-1993

 

  • STEPHEN F. AUSTIN

 

Part-time Instructor

 

1992

STATE UNIVERSITY

United States History

 

Professional Presentations
  • “The influence of religion on Gifford Pinchot” 

Society for Historians of the Early American Republic, Philadelphia, PA  2010

  • “Grey Towers, Blue Waters. The Ideology of 

Gifford Pinchot”. Association for Baha’i Studies,

Montreal, Canada 2011

  • “What Hath God Wrought: The Globalization 

Of Religion”.  Presented at the World History Association of

Texas Conference, St. Edwards University, Austin, Texas 2009

  • “Nominating the Shakers as a World Heritage Site:  A Class Project”

Presented at the World History Association of Texas

Conference, St. Edwards University, Austin, Texas 2007

  • “Harbingers of Hope” 

Presented at the Association for Baha’i Studies

Conference, Boston Massachusetts 2005

  • “The US Role in Iraq”  Presented at LeTourneau University
Awards

NEH Scholar

2010

Innovative Teaching Award

2007

Kilgore College Outstanding Faculty Award

2007, 2001

Phi Theta Kappa Excellence in Teaching Award

2004, 2001

Otis Lock Excellence in Teaching Award

1998

Who’s Who Teaching Award

2000, 1998

William R. Johnson Outstanding Thesis Award

1991

Research Interests
  • Environment/climate
  • Religion/Human interests
  • Gifford Pinchot