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Benjamin Pearson joins Excelsior College as the faculty program director for the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies program.  He grew up in the Capital District, graduating from Niskayuna High School, before leaving the area for college and work.   He earned his BA in history and philosophy at Wheaton College in Illinois and his MA and PhD …

History is all around us, every day. In the new course launching in Fall I, HIS 221: Introduction to Public History: Museums, Media, and the Material World, students will learn about history as it appears in the everyday world, outside of the classroom. Do you enjoy historical films like 12 Years a Slave and Selma? Do you …