Brett Flehinger

Lecturer on History
Harvard College

Brett Flehinger is a Lecturer in History and Associate Dean of Academic Integrity and Student Conduct at Harvard College. His featured course traces the concept of populism from the early 19th century to the current day. In this video Brett discusses how he approaches the broader goal of teaching his students to think and act like historians. Students discuss the positive impact of Brett’s teaching methods on their understanding of history and their participation in the course.

Full Class Session

Watch the full class session featured in this instructor’s move videos to observe and reflect on teaching practices as they unfold. The video is also chaptered according to featured instructional moves, allowing you to see how these vignettes fit into the larger context of the session.