Alison Wenhart


Assistant Professor of Education

BA, EdD, Arizona State University; MEd, Northern Arizona University

Contact Information

Rounds Hall 023

About Professor Wenhart

Dr. Alison Wenhart joined the PSU faculty in 2011, and is focused on teaching social studies methodology and general pedagogical skills.  Her research interests focus on preparing teachers to work in diverse/urban settings. She currently serves as a member of the New Hampshire Council of Social Studies as well as the National Council of Social Studies. She is interested in working at PSU to increase diversity and social awareness.


  • Wenhart, A. (2012) “The Importance of Mentoring in Urban Education.” New Hampshire Journal of Education, vol. 9.
  • Wenhart, A. (2008). “Preparing Pre-service Teachers to Work in Urban Settings; A residential Approach.” Unpublished dissertation.
  • Wenhart, A. (2008). “Preparing Pre-service Teachers to work In Urban Settings: A residential approach.” National Association of Multicultural Education conference. October.
  • Bergeron, B. & Wenhart, A. (2005). Teacher Education Yearbook XIII: Research on Alternative and Non Traditional Education. The Association of Teacher Education.

Awards or Recognition

  • Nominated for Distinguished Educator, Plymouth State University 2011-2012
  • Nominated for Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers 2005
  • Nominated for Outstanding Faculty Member, Arizona State University Polytechnic 2005
  • Nominated for Teacher of the Year, Arizona State University Polytechnic 2004
  • Outstanding Education Faculty Member, Arizona State University Polytechnic 2003

Courses Taught

  • Social Studies Methods
  • Introduction to Education
  • Foundations of Education
  • Student Teacher Seminar

Contact Us

Department of Elementary Education and Childhood Studies

Chair: Marianne True

034 Rounds Hall, Lower Level
8 a.m.–4 p.m., M–F

Phone: 603-535-2285
Email: (Brenda Gleich, Administrative Assistant)
Fax: 603-535-2879

Mailing Address
17 High Street
MSC #38
Plymouth, NH 03264