“Teaching at Marquette University has been a tremendous experience for me. It is an outstanding institution and the students are disciplined, dedicated, and serious about their education. I am also very proud of my association with the College of Professional Studies at Marquette.”

Tim Crain, Ph.D.

Courses Taught

  • HIST 1001: Growth of Western Civilization to 1715
  • HIST 1002: Growth of Western Civilization since 1715
  • LEOR 2100: History and Theories of Leadership
  • LEOR 3150: Leadership and Diversity in Organizations
  • PRST 3110: Leadership and Diversity in Organizations


  • Arizona State University
    • Ph.D., Modern European History
  • Marquette University
    • M.A., 19th and 20th Century European History
  • Marquette University
    • B.A., Philosophy, History, Political Science

Professional Experience

  • Professor, Marquette University, College of Professional Studies
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (1998-2013)
  • Lecturer, University of Wisconsin-Stout (1990-1993)
  • Teaching and Research Assistant, Marquette University (1998-1990)

Professional Affiliations

  • Phi Alpha Theta: International Honor Society in History
  • Phi Delta Tau: International Honor Society in Philosophy
  • Holocaust Executive Board, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Professional Awards

  • College of Professional Studies Excellence in Service Award (2010)
  • Marquette University Outstanding Teaching Award (2000)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout Outstanding Teaching Award (1992)

Presentations and Publications

  • "Franklin Roosevelt and the Jews" (forthcoming book) the book will focus on the Roosevelt Administration's relationship with Jewish-Americans, as well as Franklin Roosevelt's response to the Holocaust.
  • "Anti-Semitism: History" - in the Encyclopedia of Human Development, volume one, 2005, pp. 101-103.
  • "Baby Boomers" - in the Encyclopedia of Human Development, volume one, 2005, p. 154.
  • Lawrence University Bjorklunden Seminars - present historical based seminars two weeks each summer on Lawrence University's Door County Campus.
  • Dr. Crain delivers over 100 public lectures each year on a variety of historical topics throughout Wisconsin at St. John's on the Lake, San Camillo, Eastcastle Place, Newcastle Place, Luther Haven, Alexian Village, Tudor Oaks, Forest Ridge, the Unitarian Church of Milwaukee, and the Jewish Community Center.




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Marquette University College of Professional Studies
707 Building, Room 403
P.O. Box 1881
Milwaukee WI 53201-1881
Phone: (414) 288-3153 or (800) 793-6450, extension 2
FAX: (414) 288-3298