B.A., University of Minnesota
M.A., St. Cloud State University
Ph.D., University of Minnesota
|Classes Taught||American Arts and Ideas I & II, Connections: Capstone Portfolio, Connections: Modern Southwest, Connections: Sports & Society, Connections: Women's History Art Trend, Honors Colloquium I - IV, Humanities in the Western World I & II, Society & Technology, Technology & Human Values, Western Civ II & III|
Reisdorfer, Kathryn. "Arizona History through Art." The American Art Review. April 2000: 194-205. Print.
Reisdorfer, Kathryn. "Building Community, Community Buildings: Opera Houses in Early Western Mining Camps." Community Colleges Humanities Review. Spring 2004. Print.
Reisdorfer, Kathryn. "Charley Hong, Racism, and the Power of the Press in Jerome, Arizona Territory, 1909."Journal of Arizona History.44.2 (2003). p.133-146. Print.
Reisdorfer, Kathryn. "Days Past."Prescott Daily Courier. Frequent contributor to this column produced by Sharlot Hall Museum. Print.
Reisdorfer, Kathryn. Gallery Guide: the Last 100 Years: Arizona History through Art Exhibit: Phippen Museum. Prescott, Ariz: Phippen Museum, 2000. Print
Reisdorfer, Kathryn. "In a Moment of Rage: The Ann Hopkins Story." The Jerome Chronicle. Summer 2000. Print.
Reisdorfer, Kathryn. The Poet and the Revolution: an examination of the relationship between the politics and biographies of three Russian poets, Boris Pasternak, Alexander Blok, and Vladimir Mayakovshii. MA thesis. Saint Cloud State University, 1987. Print
Reisdorfer, Kathryn H. Seeing Through the Screen: An Examination of Women in Soviet and German Popular Cinema in the Inter-War Years. Diss. University of Minnesota, 1993. Print.
Reisdorfer, Kathryn. "Women in the Camps - a look at women in mining camps." The Jerome Chronicle. Fall 2001. Print.
Reisdorfer, Kathryn. Yavapai Heritage Roundup: A Guide to Historically Significant Artifacts in Yavapai County. Prescott, Ariz: Yavapai County Library District and Sharlot Hall Museum, 1999. Print.
Reisdorfer, Kathryn. Yavapai Heritage Roundup: A Guide to Historically Significant Artifacts in Yavapai County (2000-2001). Prescott, Ariz: Yavapai County Library District and Sharlot Hall Museum, 2001. Print.
Dr. Kathryn Reisdorfer starting teaching Humanities courses at Yavapai College in 1993. Periodically over the years, she had the opportunity to team-teach a variety of courses with other instructors outside of her discipline. She retired in 2009 and taught online classes part-time for several years after that.
Throughout her career at YC, Dr. Reisdorfer was active in teaching, committee work, writing, giving presentations to local, state, and national organizations and expanding her own knowledge through study and participation in national seminars. She was an example to her students of life-long learning and sharing in action.
She was most proud of her work to improve the learning experiences of students whether it was mentoring her own students, coordinating the College Honors Program and mentoring those students, chairing the General Education Committee to revise the Arizona General Education Curriculum which included the addition of a critical thinking requirement, or team teaching with other outstanding faculty members.
Dr. Reisdorfer was chosen to participate in three long-term National Endowment for the Humanities seminars. The results of those seminars always fed back into her teaching and other work at YC.
Her list of activities and accomplishments below are a testament to her work as an educator.
Committee Work and Other Activities
Awards and Grants
Dr. Reisdorfer was given Emeritus Faculty status in April, 2010.
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