Michael S. Green

Michael S. Green

An associate professor of history at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Michael S. Green specializes in nineteenth-century politics and the American West. His works on the Civil War era include Freedom, Union, and Power: Lincoln and His Party during the Civil War (2004); Politics and America in Crisis: The Coming of the Civil War (2010); and Lincoln and the Election of 1860 (2011). His books on Nevada include Las Vegas: A Centennial History (2005), with Eugene Moehring, and Nevada: A History of the Silver State (2015). A recipient of the American Historical Association's Eugene Asher Distinguished Teaching Award, he is also on the board of directors of the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement. He serves as the executive director of the Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association and the director of Preserve Nevada, the state's only statewide historic preservation organization.

Lectures

  • From Atomic Cocktails to Witch Hunts: Nevada's Forgotten Role in the Cold War
  • Lincoln and Leadership: Lessons and Legends
  • Lincoln and the Far West
  • Mavericks, Mobsters, mbas, and Museums: Gaming and Organized Crime in Las Vegas
  • The Mississippi of the West: Civil Rights in Las Vegas
  • The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln
  • The Reconstruction Amendments: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow