Susan Schulten

Susan Schulten is professor of history at the University of Denver, where she has taught since 1996. She is the author of A History of America in 100 Maps (2018); Mapping the Nation: History and Cartography in Nineteenth-Century America (2012), and The Geographical Imagination in America, 1880- 1950 (2001), all published by the University of Chicago Press. She is also co-editor of Constructing the American Past: A Sourcebook of a People’s History (Oxford University Press, 2018), and, most recently, author of Emma Willard: Maps of History (2022). 

Her work has been funded by the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Professor Schulten teaches courses on Civil War and Reconstruction, America at the turn of the century, the history of American ideas and culture, the Gilded Age and Progressive Era, the Great Depression, the Cold War, war and the presidency, and the methods and philosophy of history. She also serves as history editor for the longform history podcast, “Lost Highways.” In 2024-2025 she will serve as the State Historian of Colorado.

Denver, CO
United States

Elected to AAS
October 2018


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