Teaching Resources

A page full of primary-source packets for the exercise I undertake with students on the first day of class

Helen Imordino-Yang, “Why Emotions Are Integral to Learning,” Mind Shift, May 31, 2016.

Melinda D. Anderson, “The Long Term Effects of Social-Justice Education on Black Students.” The Atlantic. July 19, 2016.

Stephanie A. Fryberg, et al. “Of Warrior Chiefs and Indian Princesses: The Psychological Consequences of American Indian Mascots.Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 30 (2008) :208–218.

My Teaching Articles

Catherine J. Denial, “A Pedagogy of Kindness,” Hybrid Pedagogy, August 15, 2019.

Catherine J. Denial, “The Subjective Self: Teaching Student Historians to ask ‘Who Am I?’,Syllabus. 5:2 (2016).

Catherine J. Denial “Atoms, Honeycombs, and Fabric Scraps: Rethinking Timelines in the Undergraduate Classroom.” The History Teacher, 46:3 (May 2013): 415-434.

Catherine J. Denial “Ethics for Historians: The Perspective of One Undergraduate Class.” Perspectives, January 2010.

My Research

Catherine J. Denial, “‘Mother of all the living’: Motherhood, Religion, and Political Culture at the Ojibwe Village of Fond du Lac, 1835-1839,” Early American Studies. 17:4 (Fall 2019): 443-473.

Catherine J. Denial, Making Marriage: Husbands, Wives, and the American State in Dakota and Ojibwe Country. St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2013.

Catherine Denial, “Pelagie Farribault’s Island: Property, Kinship, and the Contested Meaning of Marriage in Dakota Country.” Minnesota History. 62:2 (Summer 2010): 48-59.

Other Publications

Catherine J. Denial, “How I Met My Mother: The Story of an Unexpected Pregnancy,” Nursing Clio, June 5, 2019.

Catherine J. Denial, “How to Build Relationships With Teachers: Advice From College Professors,” Teen Vogue, October 11, 2018.

Catherine J. Denial, “The Privilege of Despair,” Nursing Clio, October 8, 2018.


An Online Pedagogy of Kindness,” Think UDL Podcast: Episode 41, July 21, 2020.

The Most Pressing Question of Women’s History Month: What is Feminism in 2018?” Yahoo Lifestyle, March 8, 2018.