Brett Barker

Associate Professor

(715) 261-6250


Presentation Topics
  • Civil War Topics: Wisconsin in the Civil War, Women in the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln, The Ordinary Union Soldier. Other topics upon request.
  • American Indian History: Talks and discussions can focus on a time period, a specific tribe, or Wisconsin's native peoples.
  • Slavery: An overview, the Middle Passage, the antislavery movement in the United States and Wisconsin.
  • How Wisconsin Abolished the Death Penalty in the 1850s.
  • The Home Front During American Wars: American Revolution, Civil War, World War I, and World War II.
  • The History of Environmental Thought in the United States.
These topics can be aimed at any grade level. I have experience working with 4th and 5th graders and high school students.