Russell Magnaghi

Russell MagnaghiRussell M. Magnaghi

Professor of History Emeritus
Research Associate, Center for UP Studies
University Historian
145 Gries Hall
906-361-7877

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Education

B.A., University of San Francisco
M.A., St. Louis University
Ph.D., St. Louis University

Interests

Dr. Magnaghi retired from active teaching in December 2014. He is now focused on giving presentations on regional history and completing old and developing new publication projects. He has been invited by The History Press of Charleston, SC to write for their Palate series. He is acquisitions editor for the Michigan State University Press’ Discovering the Peoples of Michigan series.

Recent Publications:

Italians in Alabama, A History. Marquette, Mich: 906 Heritage Press, 2018.

The Upper Peninsula of Michigan, A History. Marquette, Mich.: 906 Heritage, 2017.

Prohibition in the Upper Peninsula: Booze and Bootleggers on the Border. Charleston, SC: The History Press, 2017.

Portals to the Past: A Bibliographical and Resource Guide to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Revised edition. Marquette: Northern Michigan University, Center for Upper Peninsula Studies, 2017. (on-line)

With James Shefchik. Tsu-Ming Han: A Man of Two Different Worlds. Marquette: Northern Michigan University, Center for Upper Peninsula Studies, 2016.

French in Michigan. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2016.

Upper Peninsula Beer: A History of Brewing above the Bridge. Charleston, SC: The History Press, 2015.

With Howard Nicholson and Anders Gillis. Danes and Icelanders in Michigan. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2014.

John X. Jamrich: The Man and the University. Marquette: Northern Michigan University Center for Upper Peninsula Studies. 2014.

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