Michael Welsh

Michael Welsh


College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Contact Information

(970) 351-2223
(970) 351-2199
Ross 3280C
Office Hours
MWF 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. & WF 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. & by appointment
Mailing Address
University of Northern Colorado
Department of History
Campus Box 116
Greeley, CO 80639


Professional/Academic Experience

Other Experience

Consulting Services, American Battle Monuments Association (ABMC), Washington, DC, Summer 2016. Provide assistance with development of book-length research project on ABMC operations in the US and worldwide.

Director, Presidential Academy in American History and Civics Education. US Department of Education. 2006-2012. Professional-development program for 300 teachers on the Navajo Nation. Award: $2.5 million.

Director, Four Corners Community History Project. US Department of Education, 2009-2012. Professional-development program for 80 teachers in four schools districts on Colorado’s West Slope and Four Corners Region. Award: $1.7 million.

Director, Four Corners Special Education Project. US Office of Indian Education. 2007-2012. Delivery of on-line teacher-education degree and licensure in K-12 Special Education. Award: $1.3 million.

Research/Areas of Interest

Publications/Creative Works

A Mission in the Desert: The US Army Corps of Engineers, Albuquerque District, 1985-2010. Washington, DC: Government Publishing Office, 2015.

“Hero, Villain, Puzzle: Academia, Popular Culture, and George Armstrong Custer,” in Brad D. Lookingbill, ed., A Companion for Custer and the Little Bighorn Campaign (Hoboken, NJ: Joseph Wiley and Sons, 2015).

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