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Northwest Missouri State University

Dr. Michael Steiner

Dr. Michael Steiner



95 Valk


660562.1241 (fax)

Joined Northwest in 1997



  • Ph.D. American Studies
  • M.A. History
  • B.S. Ed. Social Science 

Courses Taught

  • Methods in Secondary Social Studies
  • American Historical Survey
  • U.S. Economic History
  • American Frontiers
  • American Folklife
  • Pacific Rim

Academic Interest

  • Nineteenth Century America
  • Photographic History
  • Japan 

Scholarly Activity

  • Images of America: Nodaway County.  Chicago: Arcadia Publishing, 2008.
  • A Study of the Intellectual and Material Culture of Death in Nineteenth-Century America.  Lewiston, NY:  Edwin Mellen Press, 2003.
  • "The Failure of Alliance/Populism in Northern Missouri," in The New Missouri History, Thomas Spencer, ed. (Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2004).

Student Group Advisement

  • Christian Campus House

Other Professional Experiences

  • Chair of History, Humanities, Philosophy, and Political Science
  • President of the Nodaway County Historical Society
  • Scholar in Residence:  Niigata University of International and Information Studies
  • National Secretary of the Japan Studies Association