MAASA Executive Board

(Terms end on June 1st of the listed year.)

Officers
President: Jeannette Jones, University of Nebraska (2014)
Vice President: Tom Oates, University of Iowa (2014)
Treasurer: Michael Krysko, Kansas State University (2014)
Secretary: Matthew Calihman, Missouri State University (2014)
Executive Director: F. Walter Kihm (Lawrence, KS) (2018)

Elected Representatives (at-large)
Joseph Bauerkemper, University of Minnesota-Duluth (2015)
Matthew Calihman, Missouri State University (2015)
Erica Hannickel, Northland College (2015)
Jeannette Jones, University of Nebraska (2015)
John Kinder, Oklahoma State University (2015)
Michael Krysko, Kansas State University (2014)

Faculty Representatives, Degree-Granting Institutions
Ruben Flores, University of Kansas (2013)
Ben Looker, St. Louis University (2014)
Tom Oates, University of Iowa (2014)
University of Minnesota – Suspended through June 1, 2014

Graduate Student Representatives, Degree-Granting Institutions
Tom Collins, University of Iowa (2014)
Mingwei Huang, University of Minnesota (2015)
Christopher Kaluzienski, University of Kansas (2015)
Alan Blair, Saint Louis University (2015)

Editors, American Studies
Randal Jelks
Sherrie Tucker

Regional Representative to the ASA
Ruben Flores, University of Kansas (2014)

Compensation for Board Service

Faculty members of the Executive Board will be reimbursed up to $250 for their travel to the fall board meeting; graduate student representatives will be reimbursed up to $500 for travel and accommodations at both the fall and the spring board meetings (up to $250 at each meeting). MAASA strongly encourages the degree-granting institutions to provide matching funds to support travel by graduate student representatives to the Executive Board meetings. All board members should provide copies of receipts to the Executive Director for quick compensation.


Past Presidents

Presidents of the Mid–America American Studies Association (MAASA)

2012–2013 John Kinder (Oklahoma State University)
2011–2012 Michael Krysko (Kansas State University)
2008–2011 Jane Simonsen (Augustana College)
2007–2008 Kathryn Kuhn (Saint Louis University)
2006–2007 D. Anthony Clark (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
2005–2006 Jeffrey Miller (Augustana College)
2004–2005 Cheryl Lester (University of Kansas)
2003–2004 Lauren Rabinovitz (University of Iowa)
2002–2003 Matthew Mancini (Saint Louis University)
2001 Wayne Wiegand (University of Wisconsin–Madison)
2000–2001 Mary Ann Wynkoop (University of Missouri–Kansas City)
1999–2000 Greg Cazharias (Creighton University)
1997–1999 James J. Farrell (St. Olaf College)
1996–1997 Elaine Berland (Washington University in St. Louis)
1995–1996 Kent Blaser (Wayne State College, Neb.)
1994–1995 Sue Zschoche (Kansas State University)
1993–1994 Ed Griffin (University of Minnesota)
1992–1993 Richard Horwitz (University of Iowa)
1991–1992 Daniel F. Littlefield (University of Arkansas–Little Rock)
1988–1991 Bryan F. Le Beau (Creighton University)
1987–1988 Steven Watts (University of Missouri–Columbia)
1986–1987 Elmer Suderman (Gustavus–Adolphus College)
1985–1986 Greg Sojka (Wichita State University)
1984–1985 Winton U. Solbert (University of Illinois–Urbana)

Presidents of the Midcontinent American Studies Association (MASA)

1983–1984 Nancy Walker (Stephens College)
1982–1983 Albert Stone (University of Iowa)
1982 Haskell Springer (University of Kansas)
1981–1982 Theodore Agnew (Oklahoma State University)
1980–1981 Theodore R. Hovet (Northern Iowa University)
1979–1980 Roger Whitlow (Eastern Illinois University)
1978–1979 Elizabeth Kolmer (Saint Louis University)
1977–1978 Forrest Berghorn (University of Kansas)
1975–1977 Max J. Skidmore (Southwest Missouri State University)
1974–1975 Hamilton Cravens (Iowa State University)
1973–1974 Jules Zanger (Southern Illinois University–Edwardsville)
1972–1973 Wayne Wheeler (University of Nebraska–Omaha)
1972 Jerry Hauptmann (Park College)
1970–1972 Norman R. Yetman (University of Kansas)
1969–1970 Joseph G. Knapp (Saint Louis University)
1967–1969 Alexander C. Kern (University of Iowa)
1966–1967 Norris Yates (Iowa State University)
1965–1966 Leon T. Dickinson (University of Missouri–Columbia)
1965 Nicholas Joost (Southern Illinois University)
1964–1965 John Q. Reed (Kansas State College of Pittsburg)
1963–1964 Kenneth J. LaBudde (University of Kansas City)
1962–1963 Richard Herrnstadt (Iowa State University)
1961–1962 Robert Cobb (University of Kansas)

Presidents of the Central Mississippi Valley American Studies Association (CMVASA)

1960–1961 Wayne Wheeler (University of Chicago)
1959–1960 Edward F. Grier (University of Kansas)
1958–1959 Stow Persons (State University of Iowa)
1957–1958 Arthur E. Bestor (University of Illinois)
1956–1957 Guy Cardwell (Washington University in St. Louis)