Dr. James Marten

Chair of the History Department

James Marten begins his twenty-ninth year as a faculty member and eleventh year as chair of the History Department. He has been deeply involved with the First Year Reading, the mentoring program, the Faculty Activities Report Committee, the Foundations of Excellence Steering Committee, and various efforts related to scholarship and to diversity. He is currently a member of the Faculty Council.

He is author or editor of fifteen books on the Civil War era and children’s history, winner of the 2010 Lawrence G. Haggerty Faculty Award for Excellence in Research, and current president of the Society for the History of Children and Youth.




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Department of History
Sensenbrenner Hall, 202A
1103 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Marquette University
P.O. Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881 (USPS); 53233 (courier)
(414) 288-7217 | (414) 288-5099 (FAX)
Email: history@marquette.edu