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Pamela A. Brunfelt Edit Profile

educator , historian

Pamela A. Brunfelt, American historian, educator. Achievements include research in Karl Emil Nygard; research in political culture of Minnesota's Iron Range; research in radicalism on Minnesota's Iron Ranges. Research grant, Minnesota History Society, 1999.

Background

Brunfelt, Pamela A. was born on November 2, 1956 in Virginia, Minnesota, United States. Daughter of Richard Emil and Esther Sainio Brunfelt.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Mankato State University, Minnesota, 1979. Master of Arts, Minnesota State University, Mankato, 2000.

Career

Archivist Otter Tail County History Society, Fergus Falls, Minnesota, 1979—1989. Executive director Crow Wing County History Society, Brainerd, 1989—1992. Instructor history and political science Mesabi Range Community and Technology College, Virginia, 1996—1998, Vermilion Community College, Ely, since 1998.

Member academic affairs and standards council Vermilion Community College, since 2003, co-chairman accreditation study, since 2007. Speaker in field.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in Karl Emil Nygard. Research in political culture of Minnesota's Iron Range. Research in radicalism on Minnesota's Iron Ranges.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional publications, chapters to books.

Membership

Advisory council Mississippi Headwaters Board, Walker, Minnesota. Advisory board member Salvation Army, Fergus Falls, 1984—1989. Board member, vice president, president Oral History Association of Minnesota, St. Paul, 1978—1993.

Board member, secretary-treasurer Minnesota Humanities Commission, 1987—1991. Board member Ely Winton History Society, since 2000. Advisory board member Salvation Army, Brainerd, 1990—1992.

Member of Minneapolis Institute Arts, Minnesota History Society, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Kappa Phi.

Connections

father:
Richard Emil

mother:
Esther Sainio Brunfelt