Nationalities in the USSR
About the Author
E. Thomas Ewing, Associate Professor of History at Virginia Tech, is author of The Teachers of Stalinism: Policy, Practice, and Power in Soviet Schools of the 1930s and editor of Revolution and Pedagogy: Interdisciplinary and Transnational Perspectives on Educational Foundations. He has received numerous grants and fellowships. Dr. Ewing is the Project Director for History Survey Online: Digital Resources for United States and European History—an NEH Exemplary Education multimedia source that provides historical data and inquiry-based learning structures for major topics in college survey courses.
About the Lesson Plan Author
Cynthia Szwajkowski is the Teaching American History Grant Coordinator for Fairfax County Public Schools, a one million dollar federal grant program. Dr. Szwajkowski also taught Advanced Placement U.S. History and Government to high school students in northern Virginia. She was awarded the Virginia Social Studies Teacher of the Year (2005) and, additionally, has experience teaching U.S. History to Loudoun County teachers.