Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; M.S., Illinois State University
Dan Monroe is the John C. Griswold Distinguished Professor of History at Millikin University. He earned a doctorate in history from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he worked with Professor Robert W. Johannsen. He received the Heiligenstein Award for Teaching Excellence and was a fellow at the Virginia Historical Society and Lincoln Legal Papers. More recently, he was named 2013 Misher Visiting Professor of Humanities at the University of the Sciences, Philadelphia.
Monroe is the author of three books: The Republican Vision of John Tyler (2003), At Home with Illinois’ Governors: A Social History of the Illinois Executive Mansion (2002), and Shapers of the Great Debate on the Civil War: A Biographical Dictionary (2005), with co-author Dr. Bruce Tap. He is currently working on his fourth book, a study of everyday life in the antebellum U.S.