Saffel, Douglas E

Associate Professor of History/Government

Degrees and Certificates

Texas A&M University - Texarkana (08/01/2004 to 12/01/2007)

Master of Interdisciplinary Studies, 2007

Major: History, Minor: English and Instructional Technology

Texas A&M University - Commerce (2011)
Major: Political Science

Louisiana State University - Shreveport (08/01/2009 to 02/01/2011)

Major: Political Science

Texas A&M University - Texarkana (08/01/1998 to 05/01/2001)

Bachelor of Science, 2001

Major: Secondary Education with Concentration in History

Texas State Board of Education Certified
Secondary History (2001 to present)
Secondary English (2001 to present)
Secondary Social Studies (2009 to present)

Texarkana College (06/01/1996 to 12/15/1998)

Major: History

Education Related Employment

Texarkana College - Assoc. Professor: History/Govt (2015 to present)

Texarkana College - Student Government Advisor (2012 to present)

Texarkana College - Assistant Div. Chair Social Sciences (2011-2013)

Texarkana College - Assist. Professor: History/Govt (01/01/2011 to 2015)

Atlanta ISD: History - English Teacher (08/01/2001 to 05/30/2009)

Bloomburg ISD - Social Studies Teacher (08/01/2009 to 01/01/2011)

Texarkana College (06/01/2007 to 12/16/2010)

Adjunct Faculty: History

Professional and Community Organizations and Experience:

Atlanta Area Rotary Club member 2021 to present

TC Faculty Association President - 2020 to present

TC Faculty Association Vice President - 2018 to present

Research Associate with the International Lincoln Center for American Studies at LSUS (09/01/2011 to present)

International Lincoln Association Advisory Board member

TJCSGA Advisors Association Vice-President (2016-2017)

American Red Cross volunteer - North Texas District


Cub Scout Den Leader - Pack 47 (2011 - 2017)


Awards, Presentations, and Publications

2020 Texarkana College Endowed Chair for Teaching Excellence

Saffel, D. (2020). 4Chunks. Presentation at Texas Community College Teachers Association Annual Spring Convention, Frisco, Texas.

Saffel, D. (2019). Finding your Purpose and Time Management. Presentations at Texas Junior College Student Government Association State Convention Convention, Addison, Texas.

Saffel, D. (2018). What's Your Quest: Purpose and Someday Goals. Presentation at Texas Junior College Student Government Association Region III Fall Convention, Texarkana.

Saffel, D. (2018). Master the Morning Routine. Presentation at Texas Junior College Student Government Association State Convention, Austin.

TJCSGA 2016 State Advisor of the Year, 3rd Place

TJCSGA Region III 2016 Advisor of the Year

TJCSGA Region III 2015 Advisor of the Year

"Of the People: Habib Bourguiba of Tunisia" Lawyer-Statesmen and Constitutional Democracy. New Delhi: Pencraft International, 2013

"Lincoln's Legacy in Morocco," Breaking Boundaries: Abraham Lincoln's International Legacy, 2013.

Panel Discussion on Imperial Cruise by James Bradley. Presentation at Theodore Roosevelt Conference 18-20 October 2012, LSUS American Studies Conference.

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