Dr. Nikki Childrose
Ph.D. in Education from Capella University
M.S. in Education from The College of Saint Rose
B.A. in History and Political Science from the College of Saint Rose
Certified OSCQR Online Course Reviewer
January 1, 2010
Dr. Childrose is passionate about bringing the past to life through her history classes. She has diverse teaching interests including local, U.S., and global topics in history. Everyday is an “Edventure”.
- Western Civilizations 13,000 BCE-1515 CE and 1517-Present
- U.S. History 1492-1865 and 1865-Present
- American Government
- African American History
- U.S. Environmental History
- History of Latin America
- History of Modern Middle East
- Europe in the 20th Century
- Women in U.S. History
- History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict
- American Civil War
- Revisiting American Civil Rights
- History of Modern China
- History of Japan
- Contemporary Global IssuesvComparative Politics
- Contemporary Constitutional Issues
- Strevell-Childrose, Nicole C. “A Qualitative Study of Community College Education: Teaching Online for Social Change.” PhD diss., Capella University, 2019. ProQuest (27668838).
- Childrose, N.C. Mona and Lisa Come Home. New York: Page Publishing, 2015.
- Strevell-Childrose, N. “Letting Go By Holding On.” Hudson Magazine, January 1, 2016.
- Strevell-Childrose, Nicole. “The Truth in Teaching.” Hudson Magazine, July/August 1, 2016.
- Childrose, Nicole C. “SUNY Online Teaching: How Online Teaching Found Me.” Support SUNY Online (blog). September 5, 2017. https://online.suny.edu/onlineteaching/2017/09/05/how-online-teaching-found-me/.
Nikki Childrose is a passionate educator and serves as an Associate Professor of History, Academic Assessment Chair, and Division of Technical Professions Co-Chair. Nikki has diverse teaching interests and strives to create inclusive, and memorable courses while utilizing student-centered instruction, and authentic assessment to encourage student success.
Nikki has designed assessment systems and led various accreditation and compliance initiatives. Her expertise spans institutional effectiveness, general education reporting, and utilization of data to improve the student experience. In 2015, she was the recipient of the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Nikki’s doctoral research centered on innovative instructional practices at the community college, blending her passion for teaching with assessment and institutional renewal. She is a member of the SUNY Council on Assessment and has recently been appointed to SUNY’s Faculty Advisory Council on Teaching and Technology (FACT2) where she is a member of the inclusive teaching and social justice assessment working groups. She has developed curriculum and instructs the SUNY CPD Certificate courses Championing Change and Assessment Leadership.