For Eve Simister, teaching history merges her intellectual interests and her passion for helping younger people thrive.

Eve earned a B.A. from Stanford University, where she majored in history and served as a peer counselor and wellness educator.

In her coursework and thesis, she explored the ways in which most Americans learn about history, including school curricula, museums, and memorials. Her research considered how voices are amplified or silenced in historical narratives. She engaged with this issue as a curatorial intern at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History in Washington, D.C.

At Stanford, Eve taught a course on resilience and designed programs on mental health and nutrition, among other aspects of wellbeing. As a residential assistant in a freshman dorm, Eve honed her ability to listen actively and facilitate thoughtful conversations. At Proof School, Eve draws on these experiences to support each student’s needs and goals while nurturing a compassionate learning community. Outside of teaching and learning about history, Eve loves exploring new bike trails and baking sweet treats for friends and family.

Eve is excited about helping Proof School students apply their love of learning to history and supporting their growth as critical thinkers and communicators.

B.A., Stanford University