2021 Fall

Classes are now free of charge with your UMASC Membership.


They Seldom Get the Credit:
Profiles of First Ladies

Instructor: Mike Bell

Fridays • 8 classes • 9/24-11/19 (no class 10/8) • 10:15 AM-12:15 PM

Class size 20-35 students
15 seats remaining
Location: Jewett 190
This is an in-person class. The course is also available on Mondays.

This class will look at the role of First Ladies from Martha Washington to Jill Biden. In examining the lives of sixteen of these strong and amazing ladies, we will see history unfold thru a new lens.


Mike Bell loves American history! With a master’s degree in both history and teaching, and an undergrad degree in political science, he has enjoyed a varied career in teaching and historical interpretation. Mike appeared on a History Channel special about PT 109, and for over 20 years, he has portrayed many historical figures, including Butch Cassidy and Sam Houston.