Faculty Profile

Constance Hilliard

Title
Professor
Department
History
College
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

    

Education

BA, Harvard/Radcliffe College.
Major: African History & Arabic (magna cum laude)
PhD, Harvard University.
Major: History - Dissertation:Al-Majmū' al-Nafīs : perspectives on the origins of the Muslim Torodbe of Senegal from the writings of Shaykh Musa Kamara

Current Scheduled Teaching*

HIST 4590.001, Modern Africa, Spring 2021
HIST 4263.004, Topics in African, Asian, or Latin American History, Spring 2021
HIST 4263.204, Topics in African, Asian, or Latin American History, Spring 2021
HIST 4580.001, Africa to the Nineteenth Century, Fall 2020 Syllabus
HIST 4455.001, History of Black Women in America, Fall 2020 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

HIST 4590.001, Modern Africa, Spring 2020 Syllabus
HIST 2620.013, United States History Since 1865, Spring 2020 Syllabus
HIST 4580.001, Africa to the Nineteenth Century, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 4455.001, History of Black Women in America, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 6940.718, Individual Research, Spring 2019
HIST 4590.001, Modern Africa, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 2620.011, United States History Since 1865, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 4580.001, Africa to the Nineteenth Century, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 4455.001, History of Black Women in America, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 4590.001, Modern Africa, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 6900.702, Special Problems, Spring 2018
HIST 2620.005, United States History Since 1865, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 4580.001, Africa to the Nineteenth Century, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 4455.001, History of Black Women in America, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 4580.001, Africa to the Nineteenth Century, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 4590.001, Modern Africa, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 6900.702, Special Problems, Spring 2017
HIST 4580.001, Africa to the Nineteenth Century, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 2620.008, United States History Since 1865, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
HIST 4580.001, Africa to the Nineteenth Century, Fall 2015 SPOT
HIST 4455.001, History of Black Women in America, Fall 2015 SPOT
HIST 5900.724, Special Problems, Fall 2015
HIST 4455.001, History of Black Women in America, Spring 2015 Syllabus
HIST 4590.001, Modern Africa, Spring 2015 Syllabus
HIST 4580.001, Africa to the Nineteenth Century, Fall 2014 Syllabus
HIST 4590.001, Modern Africa, Fall 2014 Syllabus
HIST 4580.001, Africa to the Nineteenth Century, Summer 3W1 2014 Syllabus
HIST 4455.001, History of Black Women in America, Spring 2014 Syllabus
HIST 4590.001, Modern Africa, Spring 2014 Syllabus
HIST 4580.001, Africa to the Nineteenth Century, Fall 2013 Syllabus
HIST 4590.001, Modern Africa, Fall 2013 Syllabus
HIST 4900.707, Special Problems, Fall 2013
HIST 4455.001, History of Black Women in America, Spring 2013
HIST 4590.001, Modern Africa, Spring 2013
HIST 5900.718, Special Problems, Spring 2013
HIST 4580.001, Africa to the Nineteenth Century, Fall 2012
HIST 4590.001, Modern Africa, Fall 2012
HIST 5900.724, Special Problems, Fall 2012
HIST 5900.724, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2012
HIST 4580.001, Africa to the Nineteenth Century, Spring 2012 Syllabus
HIST 4590.001, Modern Africa, Spring 2012
HIST 6900.718, Special Problems, Spring 2012
HIST 4455.001, History of Black Women in America, Summer 3W1 2011
WMST 4460.001, History of Black Women in America, Summer 3W1 2011
HIST 4455.001, History of Black Women in America, Spring 2011
HIST 4590.001, Modern Africa, Spring 2011
HIST 4900.718, Special Problems, Spring 2011
HIST 5900.718, Special Problems, Spring 2011
HIST 6900.718, Special Problems, Spring 2011
HIST 4580.001, Africa to the Nineteenth Century, Fall 2010
HIST 4455.001, History of Black Women in America, Fall 2010 Syllabus
WMST 4460.001, History of Black Women in America, Fall 2010
HIST 6900.724, Special Problems, Fall 2010
HIST 4590.001, Modern Africa, Spring 2010 Syllabus
HIST 5900.718, Special Problems, Spring 2010
HIST 4263.006, Topics in African, Asian, or Latin American History, Spring 2010 Syllabus
HIST 4580.001, Africa to the Nineteenth Century, Fall 2009 Syllabus
HIST 4260.002, Topics in History, Fall 2009 Syllabus
HIST 4455.001, History of Black Women in America, Summer 5W2 2009
WMST 4460.001, History of Black Women in America, Summer 5W2 2009
HIST 4900.708, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2009
HIST 5900.706, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2009
HIST 4455.001, History of Black Women in America, Spring 2009
HIST 4900.718, Special Problems, Spring 2009
HIST 5900.798, Special Problems, Spring 2009
HIST 4263.005, Topics in African, Asian, or Latin American History, Spring 2009
HIST 4440.002, African American History and Culture to 1900, Fall 2008
HIST 5950.715, Master's Thesis, Fall 2008
HIST 4590.001, Modern Africa, Fall 2008
HIST 5950.701, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W2 2008
HIST 5950.710, Master's Thesis, Spring 2008
HIST 5950.715, Master's Thesis, Fall 2007
HIST 4580.001, Africa to the Nineteenth Century, Summer 3W1 2007
HIST 4590.001, Modern Africa, Spring 2007
HIST 5900.718, Special Problems, Spring 2007
HIST 5900.747, Special Problems, Spring 2007
HIST 4263.005, Topics in African, Asian, or Latin American History, Spring 2007
HIST 4580.001, Africa to the Nineteenth Century, Fall 2006
HIST 5190.001, Studies in Near East/African History, Fall 2006
HIST 5190.791, Studies in Near East/African History, Fall 2006
HIST 4580.001, Africa to the Nineteenth Century, Summer 5W1 2006
HIST 5950.718, Master's Thesis, Spring 2006
HIST 4590.001, Modern Africa, Spring 2006
HIST 4263.003, Topics in African, Asian, or Latin American History, Spring 2006
HIST 4580.001, Africa to the Nineteenth Century, Fall 2005
HIST 1050.007, World History to the Sixteenth Century, Fall 2005
HIST 4580.001, Africa to the Nineteenth Century, Summer 5W1 2005
HIST 4590.001, Modern Africa, Summer 5W2 2005
HIST 5900.702, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2005
HIST 6950.706, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2005
HIST 4455.001, History of Black Women in America, Spring 2005
WMST 4460.001, History of Black Women in America, Spring 2005
HIST 5950.704, Master's Thesis, Spring 2005
HIST 5900.690, Special Problems, Spring 2005
HIST 5900.724, Special Problems, Spring 2005
HIST 1050.006, World History to the Sixteenth Century, Spring 2005
HIST 6950.717, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2004
HIST 5950.715, Master's Thesis, Fall 2004
HIST 4590.001, Modern Africa, Fall 2004
HIST 5900.719, Special Problems, Fall 2004
HIST 1050.006, World History to the Sixteenth Century, Fall 2004

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

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  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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