Social Sciences

Dr. Steven Wagner

American History

Ph.D. History, Purdue University

M.A. History, Purdue University

B.A. History and Political Science, Purdue University

  • Office: Webster Hall Room 244
  • Phone: (417) 625.9587
  • Email: Dr. Wagner

 Winner of the Outstanding International Teacher Award (2012)

Teaching and Research interests:

  • 20th Century U.S. History
  • U.S. Political History
  • History of U.S. Foreign Relations

Check out Dr. Wagner's book:

Eisenhower Republicanism: Pursuing the Middle Way

Courses Dr. Wagner teaches:

  • American History 1492-1877 (Every Fall)
  • American History 1877-Present (Every Spring)
  • Western Civilization Since 1660 (As needed)
  • The Great Depression and WWII (Spring of even-numbered years)
  • The U.S. and the Cold War (Fall of even-numbered years)
  • America in Vietnam (Spring of odd-numbered years)
  • The Civil Rights Era (Fall of odd numbered years)
  • The Gilded Age and Progressive Era (Occasionally)
  • The United States 1945-Present (Occasionally)
  • Introduction to Historical Research (In rotation with History Faculty)
  • Seminar in Historical Research (In rotation with History Faculty)

Fun Facts

Dr. Wagner runs marathons!

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