Dan Monroe

Dan Monroe

Honored Visiting Graduate Faculty
Building: 
Ashbrook Center
Office Number: 
801
Phone: 
217.424.6218

Bio

Dan Monroe is Associate Professor and John C. Griswold Distinguished Professor of History at Millikin University. Monroe specializes in American History, and has given regular talks on Lincoln throughout the Midwest. He is the author of three books: The Republican Vision of John Tyler (2003), At Home with Illinois’ Governors: A Social History of the Illinois Executive Mansion (2002), and Shapers of the Great Debate on the Civil War: A Biographical Dictionary (2005), with co-author Dr. Bruce Tap. He received the Heiligenstein Award for Teaching Excellence and was a fellow at the Virginia Historical Society and Lincoln Legal Papers.  Monroe is currently working on his fourth book - a study of everyday life in the antebellum U.S. He has been a member of Millikin’s history department since 2006.

Research Areas

Antebellum America
Illinois History
Civil War

Education

Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.S., Illinois State University
B.S. Bradley University

Courses Taught

AHG 503 - Sectionalism and Civil War
AHG 504 - Civil War and Reconstruction

Events

Jul
3

"On the Perpetuation of Our Political Institutions" by David Tucker, Senior Fellow, Ashbrook Center at Ashland University

Jul
10

"Progressivism and the Lincoln Legacy" by Jason Jividen, Associate Professor of Politics, Saint Vincent College.

Jul
17

"The Family in the Liberal Order" by Scott Yenor, Professor of Political Science, Boise State University.