Kamphoefner, Walter D.

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KAMPHOEFNER, Walter D. American, b. 1948. Genres: History. Career: University of Muenster, West Germany (now Germany), postgraduate research associate at Institute of Comparative Urban History, 1978-81; California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, Mellon postgraduate instructor, 1981-83; University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, assistant professor, 1983-87, associate professor of history, 1987-88; Texas A&M University, College Station, assistant professor, 1988-90, associate professor of history, 1990-96, professor of history, 1996-. Publications: Westfalen in der Neuen Welt: Eine Sozialgeschichte der Auswanderung im 19. Jahrhundert, 1982; The West-falians: From Germany to Missouri, 1987. EDITOR: (with W. Helbich and U. Sommer) Briefe aus Amerika: Deutsche Auswanderer schreiben aus der Neuen Welt, 1830-1930, 1988, trans. as News from the Land of Freedom: German Immigrants Write Home, 1991; (with W. Helbich) Deutsche im amerikanischen Burgerkrieg: Briefe von Front und Farm, 1861-1865, 2002 Work represented in anthologies. Contributor of articles and reviews to scholarly journals. Address: Department of History, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-4236, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]