Dr. Maria Sanelli


Associate Professor
Department of History
Lytle 151
Phone: 610-683-4675


B.S. Kutztown University
M.Ed. Temple University
Ed.D. University of the Pacific

Secondary Education Pedagogy
Multicultural Studies

Courses Taught
MCS 010 Introduction to Multicultural Studies
SEU 325 Methods of Teaching Secondary Social Studies Education
SEU 390 Secondary Student Teaching Seminar
SSU 523 The Social Studies Curriculum: Prospects & Problems
SSU 524 Teaching Models for Social Studies Instruction
SSC 526 Guided Research Projects

Selected Publications

Maria Sanelli and Louis Rodriquez, eds., Teaching about Frederick Douglass. A Resource Guide for Teachers of Cultural Diversity (New York: Peter Lang, 2012)

Maria Sanelli, "Looking Back to the Future: Pre-Service Teachers' Perceptions of the State of Social Studies Education Today". The Journal: Middle States Council of the Social Studies. (2010)

Maria Sanelli, "Using Local History Sites to Teach Social Studies." Pennsylvania Council of the Social Studies Journal vol. 30 (Spring 2001).

Maria Sanelli, "'I could be anybody': Meeting the Needs of Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Students." National Association of School Principals Journal vol. 85 (February 2001): 69-79.

Andrew Arnold, Ph.D
Professor and Chair
Lytle 115
Phone: 610-683-4385

Anne Manmiller
Lytle 115
Phone: 610-683-4385
Fax: 610-683-4047