Interim Associate Dean, College of Liberal Arts
Phone: (615) 898-5580
Office Location and Mailing Address: Todd Hall, Room 231
MTSU Box 217
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
FIELDS: American Women's History; History of Education; 20th Century U.S. History
BIOGRAPHICAL STATEMENT: Dr. Leone earned her PhD at The Ohio State University in 1989 and has taught courses
in U.S. women's history, the history of higher education, and twentieth-century U.S.
history. Her research interests are focused on the social reform work of women in
the South, especially at the turn of the last century. Her most recent publication
is an edited collection of essays in honor of MTSU's centennial celebration. Dr. Leone
has worked closely with middle and high school teachers in Teaching American History
grants and the NEH Landmarks of American History program. She continues to collaborate
with the MTSU College of Education on grants and projects focused on improving teaching.
UNDERGRADUATE COURSES TAUGHT:
GRADUATE COURSES TAUGHT:
Leone, Jan, editor. Middle Tennessee State University, A Centennial Legacy, Twin Oaks Press, 2011.
Leone, Jan. "Integrating the AAUW"--The Historian, (1989);
Leone, Jan. "Practical Religion: Women Reformers of the Southern Methodist Episcopal Church, South"—spring 2013 with University of TN Press.
SELECTED AWARDS: (limit to 3)
One video, if applicable
Ph.D., Ohio State University
M.A., Mankato State University, Minnesota
B.A., College of St. Scholastica