A tenured faculty member in the History Department, Amy Kinsel has served as Dean of Social Sciences, Equity & Social Justice, Library, and Parent Child Center since July 2016.
Amy Kinsel taught U.S. History, Women’s History, Pacific Northwest History, Immigration History, and Interdisciplinary Studies at Shoreline Community College from 2004 - 2016.
A native of the Pacific Northwest, Dean Kinsel received her bachelor of arts degree from the University of Puget Sound, and her master of arts and doctoral degrees from Cornell University. Her Ph.D. dissertation, “’From These Honored Dead’: Gettysburg in American Culture, 1863-1938,” won the Allan Nevins Prize of the Society of American Historians for best-written doctoral dissertation in American history of 1992. Dean Kinsel is an active member of the Organization of American Historians.