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educator , historian

Roger Eugene Chapman, American historian, educator. Decorated Humanitarian Service medal United States Army; recipient Faculty Excellence award, University of Texas at Austin, 2005, Local History Publication award, Center for Archival Collections, 2002. Member of Popular Culture Association.


Chapman, Roger Eugene was born on February 25, 1960 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Herbert Lee and Lois Jean Chapman.


Bachelor of Science, University Maryland, 1986. Master of Arts, Wheaton College, Illinois, 1992. Doctor of Philosophy, Bowling Green State University, 2004.


Newspaper reporter Suburban Record, Silver Spring, Maryland, 1982—1983. Legislation aide Mongtomery County Council, Rockville, 1983—1988. Social studies teacher Inter-American School, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, 1989—1990.

Missionary Church of Christ, St Petersburg, Russia, 1992—1997. History instructor Lincoln Trail College, Robinson, Illinois, 2002—2007. Assistant professor Palm Beach Atlantic University, West Palm Beach, Florida, since 2007.

Assistant editor Northwest Ohio Quarterly, Bowling Green, 1999—2000. Member faculty advisory board Illinois Board of Higher Education, Springfield, 2004—2005. Member editorial advisory board Journal Popular Culture, since 2007.

With United States Army, 1978-1981.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (history work) It Started with Doctors on Horseback (Henry Howe Book award, 2002). Editor (with M. E. Sharpe): Culture Wars: An Encyclopedia of Issues, Viewpoints, and Voices, 2010.


Member of Popular Culture Association.


Married Deborah Reece, August 4, 1990. Children: Christine, Elizabeth.

Herbert Lee

Lois Jean Chapman

Deborah Reece

Christine Chapman

Elizabeth Chapman