Leichtle, Kurt
Leichtle, Kurt

Kurt Leichtle

Professor, Broad Field Social Studies Program Director
member of graduate faculty

Start Year: 1985

History and Philosophy
Office: 304 Kleinpell Fine Arts
Phone: 715-425-3164

Email: kurt.e.leichtle@uwrf.edu


Ph. D. University of Illinois Chicago
M. A. University of Illinois Chicago
B. A. Luther College

Areas of Interest

  • 19th Century U. S. history
  • Civil War and Reconstruction
  • Public history
  • Popular and material culture
  • Latin American history
  • Educational techniques in the social studies
  • Senior seminar

Recent Publications

Crusade Against Slavery: Edward Coles, Pioneer of Freedom, by Kurt Leichtle and Bruce Carveth, Southern Illinois University Press, May 2011. Also available at amazon.com and UWRF campus bookstore.

Kurt in the classroom (Photos by Jens Gunelson, 2011)