Dr. Michelle M. Morgan


Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

Missouri State University
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897



  • PhD History, 2007, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • MA History, 2000, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • BA, 1996, Carleton College


  • History of the US since 1877 (and honors section)
  • Teaching of Secondary School Social Studies
  • American Expansion and Empire
  • Historiography
  • The American West
  • Supervised Student Teaching
  • History of American Education 

Research and professional interests

  • American social history in the 19th and 20th centuries, including education, labor, gender, race and ethnicity, urban history and the West
  • Social studies education and teacher preparation

Awards and honors

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison History Department Travel Grants. 2000, 2002, 2003 and 2005.
  • Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellowship for Research Related to Education. 2003-04.
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison Graduate School Vilas Travel Grant. 2002-2003.