“The job of teaching does not feel like work to me and I think that that’s in large part because I learn so much from the students. They enable me to see profound learning.”

Maria Mitchell, beloved Professor of European History at Franklin & Marshall College, centers her research on sexuality, religion, and gender in modern German history with a focus on women in politics in the post-World War II years. This film gives you a glimpse into Maria’s pedagogical philosophy, and how her academic work with students inspires and encourages her.