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Employee Directory: Kip Wedel

Kip Wedel

Kip Wedel

Assistant Professor of History and Peace Studies
  • B.S. in Business Management McPherson College 1987
  • M.A. Emporia State University 1989
  • Ph.D. Kansas State University 2011
About Kip:

Kip spent approximately 15 years in business before joining the faculty at Bethel College. He teaches all of Bethel's American history courses and several courses in its Peace, Justice, and Conflict Resolution curriculum. His research focuses on American civil religion and popular culture from the 1930s through 1950s, and his articles have appeared in academic journals on both sides of the Atlantic. He also has published on Anabaptist topics. Courses taught at Bethel include:

  • Religion in American History
  • Race and Ethnicity in American History
  • Kansas History
  • United States History I
  • United States History II
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Introduction to Peace Studies
  • Case Studies in Collective Violence
  • Historical Methodologies (co-taught)
  • History Seminar (co-taught)