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historian , Social science educator

Jeannette Wimmer Cockroft, American Historian, social science educator. Volunteer Volunteers in Service to America Capitol Area Food Bank, Austin, Texas, 1986-1987; nursing home visitor, Bryan, Texas, since 1991. Member Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Alpha Theta, Pi Sigma Alpha, Alpha Lambda Delta.

Background

Cockroft, Jeannette Wimmer was born on March 17, 1957 in Bad-Hersfeld, Germany. Daughter of Charles Samuel and Elaine D. (Bouchard) Wimmer.

Education

Student, University Maine, 1975—1978. Bachelor in East Asian Languages & Cultures, University Pennsylvania, 1980. Master of Arts in Political Science, University Kansas, 1989.

Doctor of Philosophy of History, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 2000.

Career

Administrative assistant Christian Association, University Pennsylvania, 1978—1980. Tutor Supportive Educational Services, University Kansas, 1981. Adjunct faculty Blinn College, Bryan, Texas, 1992—1996.

Graduate teaching assistant department history Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, College Station, 1995—2001. Assistant professor History and Political Science Schreiner University, Kerrville, Texas, since 2002. Director Joint Language Institute Suzhou University - Marshall University, China, 2001—2002.

Membership

Volunteer Volunteers in Service to America Capitol Area Food Bank, Austin, Texas, 1986-1987. Nursing home visitor, Bryan, Texas, since 1991. Member Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Alpha Theta, Pi Sigma Alpha, Alpha Lambda Delta.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: knitting, reading, collecting books.

Connections

Married Ronald D. Cockroft, November 26, 1986.

father:
Charles Samuel Wimmer

mother:
Elaine D. (Bouchard) Wimmer

spouse:
Ronald D. Cockroft