Diana B. Turk is the Director of Teacher Education in the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development at New York University. She earned her M.A. and Ph.D. at the University of Maryland, College Park. She brings to her work in urban teacher education a passion for civic engagement and a commitment to teaching history for democratic change. She is a co-author of the forthcoming Learning Through Doing: Project-Based Learning in US History Classrooms (Pearson), as well as co-author of Teaching Recent Global History (Routledge, 2014) and Teaching US History: Dialogues Between Teachers and Historians (Routledge, 2010), and author of Bound by a Mighty Vow: Sisterhood and Women's Fraternities, 1870-1920 (New York University Press, 2004). She has also written several articles on innovative and interdisciplinary approaches to teaching history and social studies.