Professor of History
Dr. D'Ann Campbell joined the Culver-Stockton faculty in August 2010. She develops and teaches courses on various topics in history. As an academic mentor to the football and baseball teams, she also focuses on retention and student success for students who typically face the greatest barriers to success.
She was the recipient of the Walter S. Reuling Faculty Prize for Innovation in Student Learning in 2020, and she was the recipient of the President's Award for exemplary service to the college in 2015.
Campbell has an extensive background in higher education, having worked in various academic and leadership positions at the United States Air Force Academy, Montana State University-Billings, United States Coast Guard Academy, Chester College of New England, New Hampshire College, the Sage Colleges, Austin Peay State, the United States Military Academy and Indiana University. She was the first woman to teach military history at the United States Military Academy and the first woman to be the dean (at the United States Coast Guard Academy) at any of the service academies.
Campbell has written two books -- "Women at War with America: Private Lives in a Patriotic Era," a comprehensive study of women in World War II, and "Americans at War: Society, Culture and the Homefront." She has had 42 research articles on military history, women's history and World War II published in scholarship journals and books. She has been assigned to committees in national offices for nine groups, including the American Historical Association, the American Studies Association and the Organization of American Historians.
Campbell lives in Canton, Mo. Her interests are the military, women's history and United States history.
1972 -- B.A., History, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, Colo.
1979 -- Ph.D., History, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C.
Postgraduate training in quantitative methods (Newberry Library, 1975), legal contracts (Indiana University Law School, 1983) and military history (U.S. Military Academy, 1985).