- Ph. D. University of Illinois Chicago
- M. A. University of Illinois Chicago
- B. A. Luther College
Served UWRF 1985-2015
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
Crusade Against Slavery: Edward Coles, Pioneer of Freedom, Kurt Leichtle and Bruce Carveth, Southern Illinois University Press, May 2011. Also available at amazon.com.
The Wisconsin Journey, Kurt Leichtle, Gibbs Smith, May 2002. Available at amazon.com.