HISTORY

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Ms. Quindlen

(Department Head)
From: Philadelphia, PA
Hobbies: Watching slow methodical foreign movie
Teaching for: 16 Years
Classes: AP Art History, Honors, US History, Leadership
Room: 306

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Mr. Kim
From: San Francisco, CA
Hobbies: Hockey, Baseball
Teaching for: 13 Years
Classes: Economics, Economics Honors, American Democracy, Ameican Democracy Honors, US History
Room: 312

Wendy Berkelman
Peer Resources Coordinator
Classes: Critical Thinking and Social Change
Location: Room 100
# of years teaching: 21
Originally from: San Francisco, CA
Hobbies: Music and art! Yoga, swimming, and experiencing nature.
Peace and Love!

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Mr. Knight
From: Freeport, Illinois
Hobbies: Cooking! Reading. Movies. Creating homework assignments.
Teaching for: 31 Years
Classes: French 1 and French 2, American Democracy Honors
Room: 326



Adam White
History Teacher
Classes: Modern World History & AP World History
Location: Room 318
# of years teaching: 11
Originally from: Syracuse, New York
Hobbies: I play bass in a metal band. I love cats.

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Mr.Toscani
From: Dayton, Ohio
Hobbies: Traveling, Painting
Teaching for: 16 Year
Classes: US History, Study Skills, AP World History


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Eirik Nielsen
AP World and Modern World History Teacher
Classes: AP World History and Modern World History
Location: Room 316
# of years teaching: 3
Originally from: Bay Area
Hobbies: I love all things history and civics related, baseball, soccer, film, comics, classic video games, board games, reading, science fiction, alternative worlds, complicated questions, unresolved answers, philosophy, true justice, world travel, and foreign cultures. I am also the advisor for the Blizzard Club.

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Mr. Cotsen
History Teacher
Classes: US History & AP US History
Location: Room 320
# of year teaching: 4
Originally from: Buffalo! NY
Hobbies: Playing music with friends, pretending to surf, throwing a frisbee and eating San Francisco!

Daniel Ruelas
US History and Civics teacher
Classes: US History, American Democracy and Economics
Location: Room 314
# of year teaching: 1
Originally from: San Diego
Hobbies: Pickup basketball, photography, eating good food, and sleep.
Adt'l info: I'm always available to parents and students for any questions or concerns at: ruelasd@sfusd.edu