Summary of Qualifications:
Dr. Gillette has a PhD in modern European History. Besides courses for his degree, he has also taken a course in the history of science at Cornell University, several National Endowment for the Humanities courses for college professors, a course for college professors on teaching the Holocaust, sponsored by the US Holocaust Memorial Museum, and numerous language courses. Dr. Gillette has written three books on the history of eugenics: one on eugenics in Fascist Italy; one on eugenics in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries in Latin Europe and Latin America; and one on the history of eugenics and its relationship to evolutionary psychology and sociobiology (focused on the United States and Europe). Dr. Gillette has also published eleven articles and book reviews on related subjects, as well as on various aspects of pedagogy. He has given thirteen papers at conferences in the United States, Great Britain, and the Vatican. Dr. Gillette has approximately twenty years of full-time experience teaching courses on modern Europe and the United States, at such institutions as George Mason University, American University, Trinity University of Washington, Hood College, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, and the University of Houston-Downtown.
2006-Present, Assistant (then Associate) Professor of History, UHD
2010-2011, University of Siegen (Germany), Guest Professor and FIGS Research Fellow
1994-2005, George Mason University, Lecturer