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Dr. James Precht

Areas of Expertise/Research Interests: American Indian history, specifically American Indians in the South, Indian gaming, and American Indians in the 20th and 21st centuries

What do you like most about Penn State Fayette? Penn State Fayette offers a friendly atmosphere and the opportunity to interact with colleagues and students in a variety of disciplines.

What do you like most about teaching at Penn State Fayette? Small classes

What do you like most about Penn State Fayette students? They generally work hard and improve throughout the semester.

What inspires students the most in your classes and/or your academic area? The idea that everything has a history.

What is your favorite class to teach, and why? American Popular Culture because it allows me to use movies, television, literature, and other cultural forms to investigate how we define ourselves as Americans.

What is your favorite quote? “Acquire new knowledge whilst thinking over the old, and you may become a teacher of others.”—Confucius


Assistant Professor
Eberly Building 206 M