Steve Thulin is finishing up his 28th year of teaching at Northwest College, and his 34th year of teaching full time at the college level. He holds the rank of “full professor” at NWC, and teaches a dozen courses on a two-year rotation schedule, including sequences in Western Civilization, U.S. History, modern European and world history, various ancient civilizations, and the Holocaust. He earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Old Dominion University in Virginia, and did his doctoral work at Kent State University in Ohio. While at Kent State, he was awarded a Fulbright-Hayes grant that took him to Finland, the Soviet Union, Germany and Britain in 1987-1988.
Thulin has served as president of the faculty for five terms during his time at NWC, and he has been the president of the Wyoming Education Association local there for a total of 11 terms in the same time span, while representing all Wyoming college employees on the Board of Directors of the WEA for 5 terms since 1998. Most recently, he has been active in the retention work of the college, and had a hand in developing the new Center for Teaching and Learning established in the last year. He currently chairs the College Council at NWC.
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