Gregory Schneider
Gregory L. Schneider
Honored Visiting Graduate Faculty
801, Ashbrook Center
Gregory L. Schneider
Honored Visiting Graduate Faculty


Gregory Schneider is Professor of History at Emporia State University, where he has taught since 1998. He teaches courses in modern American history, the 1960s, diplomatic history, the history of railroads, and the history of conservatism. His research interests lie in the history of American conservatism. He has published five books: Cadres for Conservatism: Young Americans for Freedom and the Rise of the Contemporary Right (NYU Press, 1999); Conservatism in America since 1930: A Reader (NYU Press, 2003); Equality, Decadence and Modernity: The Collected Essays of Stephen J. Tonsor (ISI Books, 2005); The Conservative Century: From Reaction to Revolution (Rowman & Littlefield, 2008); and Rock Island Requiem: The Collapse of a Mighty Fine Line (University Press of Kansas, 2013).

He is married and has two children and a Catahoula Leopard dog. His hobbies include model railroading, real railroading, the Chicago White Sox, and the Chicago Bears.

Research Areas

Twentieth Century Conservativism
American Railroads


PhD, University of Illinois-Chicago
MA, Ohio University
BA, Drake University

Courses Taught

AHG 506 - The Rise of Modern America, 1914-1945
AHG 605 - The Age of Enterprise
AHG 606 - America Between World Wars
AHG 660 - Westward Expansion