Dan Monroe
Dan Monroe
Honored Visiting Graduate Faculty
801, Ashbrook Center
217.424.6218
dmonroe@millikin.edu
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Dan Monroe
Honored Visiting Graduate Faculty

Biography

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
The Civil War

Education

PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
MS, Illinois State University
BS, Bradley University

Courses Taught

AHG 503 - Sectionalism and Civil War
AHG 510 - Ernest Hemingway
AHG 605 - The Age of Enterprise
AHG 608 - Civil War and Reconstruction