Libi (Elizabeth) Sundermann, Ph.D.

Associate Teaching Professor
Phone
360-878-6404
Degrees
Ph.D.
History
University of California, Davis
2009
M.A.
History
University of California, Davis
2002
B.A.
History
University of Montana, Missoula
1997
B.A.
Journalism
University of Montana, Missoula
1996
Introduction

Dr. Sundermann teaches courses on modern Britain, the British Empire, empires and imperialism, food history, history methods, and World History I and II. Her teaching goals are making history teaching and learning educative, practical, and fun for students. Her research interests range from world to local history and scholarship of teaching and learning. She is currently serving as the non-tenure-track faculty representative on the School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences’ Faculty Council and the SIAS Online Teaching Faculty Community Lead Mentor.

Teaching

• THIST 101 Introduction to History Methods
• THIST 150 World History I
• THIST 151 World History II
• THIST 260 Empires and Imperialism in World History
• THIST 290 Food in World History: From the Agricultural Revolution to the Columbian Exchange
• THIST 375 British Empire
• THIST 380 Humanities Research and Writing/History Methods
• THIST 475 Twentieth-Century Britain
• THIST 498 History Capstone
• QM Teaching Online Certification 2021

Affiliations

• UW American Association of University Professors
• UW Faculty Forward
• World History Association
• Phi Alpha Theta (History Honors Society)

Academic Service

• Coordinator/Host "Scholarly Selections" lecture series in cooperation with the Washington State History Museum
• Lecturer-at-Large, SIAS Faculty Council
• SIAS Community Book Project
• UW Faculty Forward Steering Committee
• SIAS Online Teaching Mentor

Honors and Awards

• 2018 Nominee: Distinguished Teaching Award
• 2016 Nominee: UWT OSCARs Adviser of the Year
• 2015 Nominee: Distinguished Teaching Award
• 2015 UW Tacoma Outstanding Woman
• 2013 UW AAUP Recipient “Outstanding contribution: Extraordinary Leadership and Advocacy to Advance the Conditions of Lecturers at the University of Washington: Courage in Pursuit of Excellence in Washington State Higher Education.”

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Publication Date Bibliographic Citation
2016

Eva Cherniavsky, Michael Goldberg and Libi Sundermann. "A faculty union would keep UW a top-tier research university" The Seattle Times (2016)
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2016

Elizabeth "Libi" A. Sundermann, Michael Goldberg and Carrie Matthews. "Why a UW Faculty Union will be good for our students" The Daily (2016)

2015

Elizabeth "Libi" A. Sundermann. For God and Country: Butler's 1944 Education Act. Newcastle (2015)

2013

Elizabeth 'Libi' A. Sundermann. "History Lab for Undergrads: A Day at the Museum" The Social Studies Vol. 104 Iss. 6 (2013)

2013

Elizabeth 'Libi' A. Sundermann. "A "Temple of Pleasure:" Missoula's Wilma Theatre" Montana: The Magazine of Western, History Vol. 63 Iss. 1 (2013)