Michelle McCargish, Ph.D., was named 2019 Oklahoma History Teacher of the Year, an award sponsored by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.

Dr. McCargish, who holds a Master’s in American History with an emphasis on the Gilded Age and Progressive Era from Oklahoma State University, also completed her doctorate in 19th Century American History. Before joining OSSM, Michelle taught in higher education in both face-to-face and online classrooms. At OSSM, Dr. McCargish teaches American History as well as elective seminars, including History of Medicine, Modern World Politics and other special topics.