Wilson Warren

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Wilson J. Warren (Bill)
Department Chair and Professor of History
Office: 
(269) 387-4649
Location: 
4305 Friedmann Hall, Mail Stop 5334
Mailing address: 
Department of History
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5334 USA
Education: 
  • Ph.D., History, University of Pittsburgh, 1992
  • M.A., History, University of Iowa, 1983
  • B.A., History, St. Ambrose College, 1982
Certification: 
  • Teaching Certification, University of Iowa, 1984
Bio: 

Dr. Wilson (Bill) Warren is professor and chair of the History Department at Western Michigan University.

His course offerings include HIST4245: American Food History and Culture, HIST4940: Teaching Methods for Secondary Schools, and several courses in other areas of modern U.S. history.

Warren’s research focuses on the meat industry as well as history education. His most recent book on the meat industry is Meat Makes People Powerful: A Global History of the Modern Era. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2018. His most recent book on history education is Collaboration and the Future of Education: Preserving the Right to Think and Teach Historically, co-authored with Gordon Andrews and James Cousins. New York: Routledge, 2016.