David Voelker

David Voelker

Associate Professor

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David Voelker is an Associate Professor of Humanistic Studies and History. He is passionate about teaching the history of early America up to the Civil War, with a special interest in integrating First Nations. In recent years, he has also nurtured his interest in environmental history--which is the study of the historical relationship between humans and the natural world--and he has taught a course on the contested history of the wilderness ideal. He is an avid cyclist and rock climber, and he loves to take his son camping and hiking.