Joan MusbachJoan Musbach

Joan Musbach taught American History in middle and high school for forty-one years, thirty-eight of those in the Ladue School District in St. Louis County. She earned a BA in History from the University of Kansas, an MAT from Northwestern University and has done post-graduate work in American History at Stanford and the University of Virginia. She has presented strategies for teaching American History at teacher workshops for the National Council for History Education and the National Endowment for the Humanities. In semi-retirement, she was an Adjunct Professor of Education at Webster University supervising student teachers. She now enjoys full retirement teaching courses for Oasis in St. Louis and sharing stories about American History with anyone who will listen!

Join Joan for these amazing classes and more this spring!

  • The Presidency of James K. Polk and the Mexican War
  • John D. Rockefeller: Captain of Industry, Titan, Robber Baron
  • Hamilton, Whiskey and the First Test of Sovereignty for the New Nation
  • Alexander Hamilton: The Underappreciated Founder