Dr. Michelle McCargish

Professor Michelle McCargish, holds Master’s degree in American History with an emphasis on the Gilded Age and Progressive Era from Oklahoma State University. In 2018, she completed her doctorate in Nineteenth-Century American History, specializing in the early-nineteenth century American South. Before joining the faculty of OSSM, Michelle had six years of teaching experience in higher education utilizing both face-to- face and online classroom models. Michelle teaches the American History courses as well as elective seminars including History of Medicine, Modern World Politics, and special topics courses from the Reacting to the Past curriculum, a series of historical role-playing immersions using primary sources to explore important ideas by recreating the contexts that shaped them.