Biography for Dan Kallgren
Dan Kallgren is an award-winning Associate Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin - Marinette. He has been at UW - Marinette since September of 1995. He received his BA from Gustavus Adolphus College in 1986, and his Ph.D in history from the University of Minnesota in 1995. His dissertation research was on the changing patterns of school attendance in the United States from 1850 to 1950. He has published in articles Historical Methods, The History Teacher and Historical Geography. Since coming to UW-Marinette, he has been particularly interested in innovations in undergraduate history instruction, including the use of the Internet and creating interdisciplinary learning communities. He has presented papers on those topics at national conferences, including the 2000 American Historical Association annual meeting in Chicago. He teaches courses primarily in American history and Western Civilization.