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Summer Cherland


Current Classes

HIS103 - United States History to 1865
HIS104 - United States History 1865 to Present
HIS105 - Arizona History
HIS109 - Mexican-American History and Culture
HIS203 - African-American History to 1865
HIS204 - African-American History 1865 to Present


Dr. Summer Cherland is an author, speaker, and educator. She researches, writes, and teaches about the historical significance of race and social justice in public and higher education, particularly in the urban Southwest. Her publications and presentations include investigations into the Chicano Movement, Civil Rights organizing, and leadership in the era of segregation. Dr. Cherland is also an expert on the scholarship of teaching and learning, faculty training, and the benefits of higher education to historically under-served populations.

Dr. Cherland is a faculty member at South Mountain Community College, where she teaches American, African-American, and Chicano history.

In her spare time, Dr. Cherland enjoys exploring the state of Arizona, cheering for the Broncos and the Cardinals, and destroying wayward weeds in her garden.


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