Montana State University

Department of History and Philosophy

Montana State University
P.O. Box 172320
Bozeman, MT 59717-3440

Tel: (406) 994-4395
Fax: (406) 994-7420
Location: Wilson Hall 2-155

Department Chair

Dr. David Cherry

Endowed Stegner Chair

Current Chairstegnerchair

The Department of History and Philosophy at Montana State University, Bozeman invites applications for the 2014-2015 Wallace Stegner Distinguished Chair. We encourage applicants -- senior faculty and public intellectuals -- working in the broad spirit of Stegner’s passion for the history of Western lands and people.

The chair is expected to work in residence on her/his research project and share in the intellectual community of the department. We are a well-published, friendly department with a thriving graduate program situated in a spectacular mountain environment. The chair will also present the annual Wallace Stegner Lecture usually held in the Spring semester.

We seek applicants for the full academic year or a semester-long appointment. Funding is negotiable and might include sabbatical supplement, a semester at salary, or a significant research stipend.

Applicants may submit a letter of interest and CV to, informal inquires may be directed to Rob Campbell at

We will begin reviewing submissions on December 15, 2013 until the appointment is filled.


Current Chair

Past Chairs

Upcoming Stegner Lecture

Past Stegner Lectures

Wallace Stegner Bibliography

Support the Wallace Stegner Chair Endowment