Dustin Gann

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Midland University

Dustin Gann is a native Kansan whose research examines the relationship between national culture and regional identity. He is especially interested in the processes and individuals which have shaped Midwestern communities during the early to mid-twentieth century. After earning a Ph.D. in 20th century United States history from the University of Kansas, Gann spent four years in the desert teaching at Arizona State University. He has recently returned to the Midwest and currently serves as an Assistant Professor of History at Midland University in Fremont, Nebraska.  

Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
The Pendergast Years, Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression.
KC History, Missouri Valley Special Collections at the Kansas City Public Library.