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Lance R. Grahn Edit Profile

historian , Education educator

Lance R. Grahn, American education educator, historian. Recipient Raquel Kersten Professional Research award, 1991, 1993, Faculty Excellence award, National Residence Hall Honorary, 1997, Professional Teaching award, North Central Canal of Latin American, 1995, 1994; grantee National Endowment of the Humanities Study Grant, 1994; National Endowment of the Humanities Humanities Focus grant, 1995-1996.


Grahn, Lance R. was born on December 3, 1952 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Son of Raymond and Patricia Grahn.


Bachelor, Abilene Christian School, Abilene, Texas, 1975. Master of Arts, Texas Technology University, Lubbock, Texas, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 1985.


Instructor Radford university, Radford, Virginia, 1984—1986. Calvin fellow Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1986—1987. Assistant professor University Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama, 1987—1989.

Research fellow Newberry Library., Chicago. Associate professor & chair Marquette University, Milwaukee, 1989—2004. Professor and dean College of Letters and Science University Wisconsin, Stevens Point.

Board directors & treasurer Wisconsin Humanities Council, Madison, Wisconsin, 1996—2002. Board directors Early Music Now, Milwaukee, 2002—2004, Andre Lee Ellis Theater Company.


  • Other Work

    • Author: The Political Econony of Smuggling, 1997. Co-author: Let My People Live., 1997.

      Contributor articles public to professional journal.


Member of American Society for 18th Century Studies, Southern History Society, American History Society.


  • Other Interests

    Classical music, baseball.


Married Dianne Stark Grahn, February 7, 1976.

Raymond Grahn

Patricia Grahn

Dianne Stark Grahn