John Husmann

John Husmann

John Husmann

Professor in the Department of History


Department: History
Location: McGovern Library | Office

Dr. John Husmann, professor of history and chairman of the department of history at Dakota Wesleyan University, teaches areas of United States history and history courses ranging from Asian history to Latin American history. He earned his Ph.D. and Master of Arts degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where his dissertation compared the history of tree-planting traditions in Nebraska and South Australia. Husmann focuses his research and writings on the area of environmental history and uses his experience in comparative history to bring a cultured and diverse approach to the historical subjects he teaches. During his career, Husmann has contributed encyclopedia articles, book reviews and a chapter to the “Plains Political Tradition: Essays on South Dakota Political Culture.”