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William Pratt

Bill Pratt

William C. Pratt is professor of history emeritus at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. His research, focused on the history of political and farm movements on the Northern Plains, has taken him from Montana to Moscow. Pratt has served as Distinguished Fulbright Lecturer in American History at Moscow State University, lecturing on U.S. farm and labor movements, and Senior Fulbright Lecturer in American Studies at the University of Warsaw, teaching about the Great Plains and recent American history. 

Featured Book: After Populism: The Agrarian Left on the Northern Plains, 1900-1960


  • Friday, Sept. 23 @ 1:30 p.m.Prairie Politics: A Discussion of Great Plains Political History – SDSU Briggs Library Archives & Special Collections Reading Room
  • Friday, Sept. 23 @ 3:30 p.m.Author Signing Event– Oscar Larson PAC, Room 140
  • Saturday, Sept. 24 @ 1:00 p.m. – From Montana to Moscow: Researching Populism in the Northern Plains – Brookings Public Library Cooper Rooms A&B
  • Saturday, Sept. 24 @ 4:00 p.m.Author Signing Event– Oscar Larson PAC, Room 140

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