Stephen Geffre/Augsburg College

Stephen Geffre/Augsburg College

Michael J. Lansing is Associate Professor of History at Augsburg College in Minneapolis, MN.  A historian of the modern United States, his research focuses on the North American West and Midwest, political history, environmental history, and gender history. He co-authored The American West: A Concise History (Wiley-Blackwell, 2008) and his essays have appeared in the Western Historical Quarterly, Environmental History, the Journal of Historical Geography, the Middle West Review, the Utah Historical Quarterly, and Ethics, Place, and Environment. Please contact him at lansing@augsburg.edu