William Svelmoe

Faculty Profiles

William Svelmoe

Department Chair
230W Spes Unica Hall



PhD, University of Notre Dame
MA, University of Notre Dame
MDiv, Talbot Theological Seminary
BA, University of California, Irvine

Research Interests 

  • American religious history
  • The history of Protestant fundamentalism and evangelicalism
  • The history of Protestant foreign missions

Courses Recently Taught 

  • HIST 201: U.S. history to 1865
  • HIST 202: U.S. history since 1865
  • HIST 321: The American west
  • HIST 397: Independent study
  • HIST 416: History of religion in America
  • HIST 998: Advanced writing proficiency
  • HIST 999: Senior comprehensive
  • HIST 201W: U.S. history to 1865