Published: Aug. 14, 2018

Michele Ferguson"Sometimes Michaele Ferguson’s classes are going too smoothly, and there’s a real need for a riot or maybe just a bit more heckling.

The heckling is real, the riots just acknowledged, and they are part of an innovative teaching method called Reacting to the Past, which was initiated at Barnard College in New York. Ferguson, an associate professor of political science at the University of Colorado Boulder, usually teaches at least one class a semester involving these games, which require students to play characters from the past."

Professor Michaele Ferguson was recently highlighted in the Colorado Arts & Sciences Magazine for her innovative teaching method and style. Read more about Dr. Ferguson's classes here!