Mark D. Van Ells, Professor
Office Phone: 718-631-6043
Mark D. Van Ells received his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, and is a native of the Badger State. Prior to his position at Queensborough, he taught at Mt. Senario College and the University of Wisconsin – Platteville. Dr. Van Ells also served as Archivist/Historian at the Wisconsin Veterans Museum in Madison. His research specialties include the social history of U.S. military, World War II, , immigration and ethnicity, and popular culture, and has taught a wide range of courses on American, Asian, and European history.
Dr. Van Ells is currently writing a history of the 32nd Infantry Division during World War II.
- A Postcard View of Hell: One Doughboy's Souvenir Album of World War. Editor with Frank Jacob, Venom Books, 2018
- America and World War I: A Traveler's Guide. Northampton, MA: Interlink Books, 2015
- Wisconsin [On the Road Histories]. Northampton, MA: Interlink Books, 2009.
- The Daily Life of an Ordinary American Soldier during World War II: The Letters of Wilbur C. Berget. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen, 2008.
- To Hear Only Thunder Again: America’s World War II Veterans Come Home. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2001.