Great Plains Fellows: History

Armando Alonzo (AF)
Associate Professor, History

Texas A&M

Mexican American, Texas, and Spanish Borderlands history


Peter Argersinger (AF)
Professor, History

Southern Illinois University

Populsim, politics, electoral processes


Blake Bell (AF)
Historian

Homestead National Monument

Women, African Americans, immigrants, Civil War


Judith Boughter (F)
Instructor

UNO

History


Robert Carriker (AF)
Professor

Gonzaga University

Jesuit missionaries, Lewis and Clark Expedition, Columbia River


James Carroll (AF)
Professor, Chair, History

Iona College

Native American history, education and pedagogy, transnational studies


Thomas Clark (AF)
Associate Professor, History

Sacramento State University

Urban history, history of crime and poverty


Sara Crook (AF)
Prof., History and Political Science

Peru State College

United States Congress and Nebraska Politics


Harl Dalstrom (EF)
Professor Emeritus, History

UNO

History of Omaha; Nebraska & Great Plains; Upper Midwest; Canada-U.S. borderlands


Roger P. Davis (F)
Professor

UNK

Latin America



Learthen Dorsey (EF)
Assoc. Professor Emeritus, History, Ethnic Studies

UNL

Social studies, history of Africa, African anthropology


Jeanne Eder (AEF)
Professor Emerita, History

University of Alaska

North American Indians, oral histories, museums


Mark Eifler (AF)
Associate Professor

University of Portland

History, North American frontiers, American history, Ethnic Studies, Native American Studies


Mark R. Ellis (F)
Professor

UNL

Great Plains history



Lisa Emmerich (AF)
Professor, History

California State University

American history, Office of Indian Affairs, California Indians


Richard Etulain (AEF)
Professor Emeritus, History

University of New Mexico

Western American literature, culture and religion


William Farr (AF)
Prof., History; Director, O'Conner Center for the Rocky Mountain West

University of Montana

Blackfoot Indians, Montana History, Native Americans


Harry Fritz (AEF)
Professor Emertius, History

University of Montana

American history, Western America, Montana, military history, Lews and Clark, Civil War


Bruce Garver (F)
Professor

UNO

Modern European history, transport history


James Garza (F)
Associate Professor

UNL

Chicano/a, Latin America,
Mexico


H Roger Grant (AF)
Kathryn and Calhoun Lemon Professor, History

Clemson University

American railroad, transportation history


Dolores Greenberg (AEF)
Professor Emerita, History

Hunter College, CUNY

Energy, industrialization, modernization, TransAtlantic partnerships


Pekka Hamalainen (AF)
Professor, History

University of California Santa Barbara

Borderlands, Plains Indian trade, fur trade, Santa Fe Trail


John P. Hankey (AF)
Historian and Cultural Resource Consultant

Omaha, Neb.

History of technology, American railroading


James Hanson (AF)
Historian

Museum of the Fur Trade

American history, trans-Mississippi west, western expansion, plains Indian anthropology


C. Robert Haywood (AEF)
Professor Emeritus, History

Washburn University

American West, Dust Bowl, fiction writing


Donovan Hofsommer (AF)
Professor, History

St. Cloud State University

Transportation history, American West, Minnesota, public history


R. Douglas Hurt (AF)
Professor, History

Purdue University

American agriculture, American West, Midwest history


Andrew Isenberg (AF)
Professor, History

Temple University

American West, environmental history, bison, native/settler encounters


Thomas Isern (AF)
Professor, History

North Dakota State University

North American plains history, history of agriculture


Margaret Jacobs (F)
Professor

UNL

Women, gender, race



Katrina Jagodinsky (F)
Assistant Professor

UNL

Borderlands,
North American West


Yasuhide Kawashima (AF)
Professor, History

University of Texas at El Paso

American history, colonial history, history of the Far East


Martha Kennedy (AF)
Independent historian

Fairfax, Va.

American cartooning history, caricature, illustration


Todd Kerstetter (AF)
Associate Prof., History & Geography

Texas Christian University

19th- and 20th-Century Trans-Mississippi West, religion, popular culture (art, music)


Louis Knafla (AEF)
Professor Emeritus, History

University of Calgary

Canadian prairie history



Renee Laegreid (AF)
Associate Professor, History

University of Wyoming

Western women's history, American West


Howard Lamar (AEF)
Sterling Professor Emeritus, History, President Emeritus

Yale University

American West, frontier history


Susan Lawrence (F)
Associate Professor

UNL

History of medicine


Kenneth Leyton-Brown (AF)
Professor, History

University of Regina

Canadian legal history, Saskatchewan legal history


Brad Lookingbill (AF)
Professor, History

Columbia College Missouri

American military history, American Indian history


Frederick Luebke (EF)
Charles J. Mach Professor Emeritus, History

UNL

Immigration, North American West, Nebraska


Timothy Mahoney (F)
Professor

UNL

Nineteenth Century



Michael Mayer (AF)
Professor, History

University of Montana

American law; Civil Rights movement; post-WWII culture


L.G. Moses (AF)
Professor, History

Oklahoma State University

American Indian history, American West, history of anthropology, ethnohistory


Gary Moulton (EF)
Professor Emeritus, History

UNL

American West, Native Americans, Nebraska history


Ronald Naugle (AEF)
Huge-Kinner Professor Emeritus, History

Nebraska Wesleyan University

American studies, American government and politics


Elaine Nelson (F)
– Assistant Professor, History

UNO

North American West, Native American, gender history


Roger Nichols
Professor, History

University of Arizona

American frontier and West, Native Americans



Patrick O'Brien (AEF)
Professor Emeritus, History

Emporia State University

Great Plains history




Richard Overfield (EF)
Professor Emeritus, History

UNO

History




Jacqueline Peterson
Professor Emerita, History and Comparative American Culture

Washington State University

American Indian history, race in colonial American society, history of Canada


Paula Petrik (AF)
Professor, History & Art History

George Mason University

History of the Trans-Mississippi West, U.S. women's history, U.S. business history


Christopher Phillips (AEF)
Assistant Professor Emeritus, History

Emporia State University

African American history, Civil War


James Potter (AF)
Senior Research Historian

Nebraska State Historical Society

History, American history, genealogy, Nebraska history


William Pratt (EF)
Professor Emeritus, History

UNO

Political science, women socialists, socialism


M-L Quinn (AF)
Research Affiliated Faculty, History & Philosophy

Montana State University

Water resources/law, climate change, environmental history


Ted Regehr (AEF)
Professor Emeritus, History

University of Saskatchewan

History



Brenden Rensink (F)
Assistant Professor

UNK

North American west, indigenous peoples


James Ronda (AF)
H. G. Barnard Chair, Western American History

University of Tulsa

Exploration of the American West, American history survey


Mark Scherer (F)
Associate Professor, Chair

UNO

Great Plains legal and political history


Douglas Seefeldt (AF)
Assistant Professor, History

Ball State University

American West, environmental histoyr, public history, digital, 19th and 20th Century U.S.


James Sherow (AF)
Professor, History

Kansas State University

Environmental history, Konza Prairie, American history


Jerold Simmons (EF)
Professor Emeritus, History

UNO

American constitutional history, film, World War II


Dennis J. Smith (F)
Associate Professor

UNO

Northern Plains tribes,
Native American history


Victoria Smith (F)
Associate Professor

UNO

Native American history



Lawrence J Sommer (AF)
Historian

Duluth Archaeology Center

Historic preservation, architecture, mining, museum administration


Orlan Svingen (AF)
Professor, History

Washington State University

American West, Indian-white relations, modern East Asia, North Cheyenne Indian Reservation


Michael L. Tate (F)
Professor

UNO

American frontier history,
Native American history


William Thomas, III (F)
John & Catherine Angle Chair in Humanities, Professor

UNL

Civil War, the U.S. South, slavery, digital history


Tommy Thompson (EF)
Professor Emeritus, History

UNO

U.S. survey, American colonial, American South


Ralph Vigil (EF)
Professor Emeritus, History/Ethnic Studies

UNL

Latin American Studies


Vernon L. Volpe (F)
Professor

UNK

American history, Civil War


Clinton White (AEF)
Professor Emeritus

Campion College, University of Regina

Canadian history


Kenneth J. Winkle (F)
Professor

UNL

19th Century U.S. political, social, cultural, military history


Stephen Witte (AF)
Associate Editor

South Dakota State Historical Society Press

Buffalo Bill, Prince Maximilian


Sharon Wood (F)
Associate Professor, Chair

UNO

Women in America, 19th Century U.S. social and cultural history


Carroll Van West (AF)
Dir., Center for Historic Preservation

Middle Tennessee State University

19th/20th Century Southern and Western culture, architecture


John Wunder (EF)
Professor Emeritus, History

UNL

American West, Native American history, legal history


Ed Zimmer (AF)
Historic Preservation Planner

Lincoln/Lancaster County Planning Dept.

U.S. studies, history research methods, neighborhood history


(F) = Fellow, (AF) = Associate Fellow, (EF) = Emeritus Fellow, (AEF) = Associate Emeritus Fellow, (GF) = Graduate Fellow