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Michael Konig

Michael Konig, PhD                 
Office:  Bates Hall
Email:  mkonig@westfield.ma.edu

Joined Westfield State University in 1985

Education:
Ph.D., History, Arizona State University (1983)
M.A., University of San Diego (1977)
B.A. History and Communications, United States International University (1975)

Courses Taught:
United States History to 1865
United States History since 1865.

Research Interests:
Urban and Higher Education Historical Public Policy

Selected Scholarship/Publications/Other:
Saviors of Our Cities:  Metropolitan Universities and Urban Economies.  Published by Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities, 2010

A Political History of Massachusetts: Selected Essays. Published by the John F. Kennedy Library and the Institute of Massachusetts, 1995.

Shaping an Urban Image: A History of Downtown Planning in Springfield. Massachusetts. Published by Springfield Library and Museums Association and the Institute for Massachusetts Studies, 1992.

A History of Education in Massachusetts:  Selected Essay. Published by the Institute for Massachusetts Studies, 1989.

A Case Study in Leadership: Springfield Massachusetts and its Mayors 1945-Present. Published in 1987 by the Institute for Massachusetts Studies.

350 Years of History in Springfield Massachusetts Historical Essays Commemorating the Anniversary. (Edited). Published by the Springfield Library and Museums association and funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, 1987.

Awards:
Westfield State University, John M. Nevins Outstanding Educator Award 04/08.

Westfield State University Outstanding Professor. 5/05

Westfield State University Distinguished Service Award.  5/86

Special Interests:
Community Service
Grandchildren