Dr. Marianne Holdzkom holds her B.S. in Drama from the University of Evansville, her M.A. in History from Ball State University and her Ph.D. in History from The Ohio State University. Her fields of specialty are Colonial/Revolutionary U.S. History as well as the History of U.S. Religion and Culture. She has published chapters in two edited volumes concerning adaptation and representations of History in Popular Culture. She has taught all four History survey courses as well as History of the Atlantic World, Modern Social/Cultural History, Colonial U.S. History and the History of the American Revolution. She has traveled extensively in the U.S. and Europe and enjoys sharing what she learns on these trips with her students.