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Kurt E. Leichtle <email@example.com>
University of Wisconsin River Falls
I am refining a course on curriculum development for secondary social studies and writing a number of short articles related to curriculum.
Currently I am researching the Ridgely family of Baltimore Md and focusing on the late 18th and early 19th centuries
|Address:||History and Philosopy Dept.
410 S. Third St.
River Falls, Wisconsin 54022
|List Affiliations:||List Editor for H-TAH
Reviewer for H-1960s
|Interests:||American History / Studies
Native American History / Studies
Political History / Studies
My PhD is from University of Illinois Chicago with fields in Jacksonian America, 20th century, and imperialism and emigration. I have given and published papers on rural life at the turn of the 20th century as well as 19th century politics. I have a biography of Edward Coles (1789-1867)under consideration by Southern Illinois University Press and have published a 4th grade history textbook on Wisconsin, Wisconsin Journey. My early career was in public history when I worked fro several county historical societies and managed the Gibbs Farm Museum in St. Paul, MN. I have directed several grants for teachers including a Teach American History project.