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Geib, George

Professor - History


Jordan Hall - 382B
T & R 11 to 11:45

Academic/Professional/Personal Focus

Areas of Expertise
U. S. History, 1750 to 1870

Contributions: (published works or studies, conference presentations)
Indianapolis: Hoosiers' Circle City, Tulsa, Continental Heritage Press, 1981 Lives Touched By Faith: Second Presbyterian Church, 150 Years, Indianapolis, 1987; [awarded the Indiana Religious History Association Prize for Superior Merit, 1991] Indianapolis First: The Centennial History of the Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce, Indianapolis, 1990, Miriam K. Geib, co-author) See bibliography on my web page for additional contributions

Butler Assignment (classes or work duties)
Professor of History


BA Purdue 1961, MA, Ph.D. Wisconsin (Madison) 1963, 1969

Association Memberships (professional/educational)
He is a past president of the Ohio-Indiana American Studies Association and of the Indiana AAUP Conference, and has served on the board of directors of the Indiana Association of Historians and the Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences. He has been a member and officer of the Indiana Humanities Council, and represented that group and the Indiana Historical Society as chair of the Indiana Heritage Research Grant Program.

Professional Experience
Distinguished Professor of Liberal Arts at Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana. He has been a member of the Butler History faculty since 1965, where he has served as Director of the American Studies Program; Chairman of the Butler Faculty Assembly; Head of the Department of History, Political Science and Geography; and acting Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. He has won several awards for outstanding teaching, including the Mortar Board Scarlet Quill award.