PhD, Georgetown University
MA, The Pennsylvania State University
BA (with high distinction), The Pennsylvania State University
Nancy Yanoshak did archival work in the Soviet Union as an International Research and Exchange Board Scholar, and was a research associate at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, serving as assistant to Ambassador George Kennan. Dr. Yanoshak was also Secretary-Treasurer for the New England Slavic Association, and participated in "The Ends of Civilization: A Taking Stock on the Eve of the Millennium," a discussion program sponsored by the Massachusetts Foundation of the Humanities.
At Simon's Rock she served as Social Studies Division head for nearly ten years, and as Emily Fisher Faculty Fellow from 2007-2009. Dr. Yanoshak also co-directed the Early College Teaching Seminars, begun in 2005, to introduce Simon’s Rock pedagogical techniques to a national audience of educators. She directed the inaugural Senior Workshop, which continues to be an important introduction to the Senior Thesis project. She taught at Simon's Rock from 1982-2015.