Whitney Howarth, Associate Professor of History, now in the Department of History & Philosophy, specializing in modern world history and the history of India, joined the Social Science faculty in fall 2004. She received her B.A. in history at Moravian College, Pennsylvania in 1995, and her M.A. (1998) and Ph.D. (2004) in World History from Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts.
Dr. Howarth has taught world history at the college level since 1999. Before coming to Plymouth State University, she was a lecturer at Suffolk University, Salem State College and Northeastern University. She also worked as a research fellow at Northeastern’s World History Center, where she assisted in the research, design and development of professional development programs for high school world history teachers, world history workshops and multi-media publications (1995-2004).