Dr. Stanke is an Associate Professor of History and joined Campbell in 1999. Dr. Stanke is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Washington State University, where she earned B.A. degees in both Political Science and Foreign Languages and Literatures (Russian). She holds M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in History from Emory University. Before coming to Campbell, Professor Stanke taught at Emory and Carroll College (Waukesha, Wisconsin). At Campbell she teaches introductory classes in Western Civilization and American history, and upper-division courses in Nineteenth and Twentieth Century United States History, American Foreign Policy, and Eastern European/Russian History. She also offers graduate courses in American and European history. Her research interests include: US-Soviet relations during the Cold War, Popular Culture and the Cold War, and oral history. Dr. Stanke attends St. Bernadette Catholic Church in Fuquay-Varina.
Courses Taught: Western Civilization, U.S. History, Eastern Europe, American Foreign Relations since 1898, U.S. History since 1900, Historiography and Historical MethodsFields of Interest: American Foreign Relations, U.S.-Soviet Relations, Cold War History, Popular Culture