Joshua D. Koenig

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Joshua D. Koenig
Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of History and Faculty Specialist of History
Office: 
(269) 387-5382
Location: 
4436 Friedmann Hall, Mail Stop 5334
Mailing address: 
Department of History
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5334 USA
Office hours: 

Tuesday and Thursday, 2 to 3 p.m.
And by appointment

Education: 
  • Ph.D., History, Western Michigan University, 2020
  • M.A., History, Southern Illinois University, 2006
  • Graduate Certificate in Museum Studies, Southern Illinois University, 2003
  • B. A., Anthropology & German, Southern Illinois University, 2001
Teaching interests: 
  • Public history
  • Historic preservation
  • Art and architectural history
  • History of the American West, American environmental history
Research interests: 
  • Public history
  • Museum studies
  • History of the American West
Bio: 

Dr. Joshua Koenig is the Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of History at Western Michigan University. Additionally, Koenig teaches courses in American history, public history and historic preservation, environmental history, American art and architectural history and the history of the American West.

His research interests focus on public perceptions, preservation and representation of American history; specifically, within the history of the American West.