Faculty Expert: Neva Specht

Contact Details
Faculty or staff photograph
Position Title: 
Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Unit: 
History
Telephone: 
+1 (828) 262-6879
E-Mail: 
spechtnj [at] appstate [dot] edu
Expertise
Expertise: 
Blue Ridge Parkway
Moses Cone Memorial Park
Camp Catawba
Public History
Research Cluster(s): 
Appalachian Culture and Heritage
Historic Documentation and Reclamation
K-12 Services: 

Presentations:

  • Blue Ridge Parkway History (Moses Cone Estate, Camp Catawba)
  • History of Pirates (Hands-On Activities or Slideshow)
  • Careers in Public History (Museum, Archives, Historic Sites, & National Parks Service)

Workshops:

  • Using Primary Sources for Students &  Teachers
  • New Deal Programs like WPA, FWP, etc.
  • Oral History for Students & Teachers
Applications: 
Tourism
Teacher Education
Historic Interpretation
Associations
Partnerships: 
Blue Ridge Parkway
Friends of the Blue Ridge Parkway
Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation
Blowing Rock Historical Society


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