Dr. Steve Messer

Stephen Messer

Professor of History

Office Location: Reade 146
Phone: (765) 998-5101
Email: stmesser@taylor.edu

Specialties: african american history, civil rights movement, colonial america, cultural landscape of the united states, history of the space program, home front during wartime, responses to death in american history, united states women’s history


Major career accomplishments:

During my career, I’ve led eleven student and faculty Civil Rights Movement tours of the South, participated in two National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institutes at Harvard University and Columbia University, published six articles, twenty-one books reviews, and one video presentation, and participated as a presenter or chair on twenty scholarly conference sessions.  I also served as the Indiana Coordinator on the Membership Committee of the Organization of American Historians from 2002-2013.