Patricia A. Schechter (PhD, Princeton, 1993)
Associate Professor of History, Coordinator, Office for Public and Oral History
Patricia’s public history projects at PSU have involved community partnerships with the YWCA of Greater Portland, the Oregon Nurses Association, and the Oregon Trail Chapter of the American Red Cross. She is currently working on a multimedia learning project entitled “Pasts and Possibilities: Problems in Oral History Method.” In 2001, she published Ida B. Wells-Barnett and American Reform, 1880-1930 with the University of North Carolina Press.
In December 2011 she presented Gertrude Stein on Race for the Faculty Lunch and Lecture Series at the Portland Center for Public Humanities. She is also an advisory board member of the Holocaust and Genocide Studies Project at the Portland Center for Public Humanities.