Brigitte Koenig, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor of History
Department of History

(973) 275-2984
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Fahy Hall
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Brigitte Koenig, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor of History
Department of History

History is my passion, and I consider myself privileged to spend my life engaged in teaching and research. My approach to history emphasizes the human consequences of the events, themes, and issues that compose United States history. I enjoy working with students in a wide variety of courses, including those in my own area of expertise, women's and cultural history in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era. In each course, I strive to engage students in both the subject at hand and in the process of historical inquiry. My goal is to awaken students' curiosity in history and to help develop their critical thinking skills as they conduct research, evaluate documents and assertions, and construct their own arguments in oral and written form.