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Whitney Blankenship

Henry Barnard School (HBS) 217-2
(401) 456-8503

Academic Background

B.S. , Applied Sociology, Texas State University
M.A., History, Texas State University
Ph.D. , Social Studies Education, The University of Texas at Austin


Dr. Blankenship earned her Ph.D. at the University of Texas at Austin in the fall of 2010 in Social Studies Education. Prior to her move to higher education, Dr. Blankenship taught history and social studies at the secondary level for seventeen years. She joined the faculty of Rhode Island College in the fall of 2012 where she currently teaches in the Departments of Educational Studies and History. Her research interests include the integration of technology into the teaching of history, historical thinking and high-stakes testing.

Courses Taught

SED 411
SED 412
SED 421
SED 422
FYS 100
HIST 107 ​

Page last updated: January 23, 2017