UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Dr. Betty Bergland

Emerita Professor of History

betty.a.bergland@uwrf.edumail

Dr. Betty A. Bergland

 

Education

  • Ph.D. University of Minnesota
  • M.S. University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • B.A. St. Olaf College

Served UWRF 1990-2014

Areas of Interest

  • 20th century American history
  • U.S. social and intellectual history
  • U.S. immigration and ethnic history
  • African American history
  • Women's history in the U.S.
  • U.S. foreign policy

Publications

Norwegian American Women: Migration, Communities, and Identities, Dr. Betty A. Bergland and Lori Ann Lahlum, eds., Minnesota Historical Society Presslink, May 2011. This collection of essays explores the vital role of women in the creation of Norwegian American communities—from farm to factory and as caregivers, educators, and writers. Also available in paperback and Kindle format from Amazon.comlink.