Chadron State College
Chadron State College

Employee Profile


Kurt Kinbacher

Communication & Social Sciences
Associate Professor

Contact Information

Phone: 308-432-6251
Office: Old Admin 214

Kurt E. Kinbacher is an associate professor of history at Chadron State College who completed his PhD at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2006. He is author of Urban Villages and Local Identities: Germans from Russia, Omaha Indians, and Vietnamese in Lincoln Nebraska; co-editor of Reconfigurations of Native North America; and author of several articles and book chapter that focus on identity construction, human migration, and region. He is active in the programming and direction of the Mari Sandoz High Plains Heritage Center. His teaching interests are global in scope with favoritism towards East Asia and North America from a world-wide perspective.

Undergraduate Courses

World History to 1500
United States to 1877
Cultural Anthropology
Global and Identity
Belief and Culture
Ancient West
Ancient East Asia
Modern East Asia
Pacific Rim
Great Plains Capstone
Processes in World History
Social Science Seminar

Graduate Courses

Global and Identity
Modern East Asia
Research Seminar

Curriculum Vitae