History

Dr. Carlos Schwantes

 



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Carlos A. Schwantes, Ph.D
St. Louis Mercantile Library Endowed Professor in Transportation Studies
Curriculum Vitae

Carlos Schwantes is the St. Louis Mercantile Library Professor of Transportation and the West. He holds a doctorate in American History from the University of Michigan. In total he has authored or edited fifteen books about various facets of the American West and about transportation. His most recent book is called Going Places: Transportation Redefines the Twentieth Century West (Indiana University Press, 2003). Before coming to the University of Missouri - St Louis he taught at the University of Idaho. He is an avid landscape photographer.

To contact Dr. Schwantes please use the following email schwantesc@umsl.edu