Kimberly Steele

Kimberly Steele

Doctoral Candidate


Kimberly Steele

Research Interest/Area of Expertise

  • My area of interest and expertise in in indentured servitude. My dissertation is entitled:
    Bound to Serve: Servants, Slaves, Apprentices, Orphans and Debtors under Indenture in the Old Northwest

Education – Degrees, Licenses, Certifications

  • M.S., Illinois Central College, 2001
  • B.S., Illinois Central College, 1984

Awards and Grants

  • Dr. GeraldDreslinski Award and Research Fund, Wayne State University, 2013

    Keogh-Naughton Institute of Irish Studies, Notre Dame University, NEH Fellowship, Summer 2009

Selected Publications

 "Will Diligently and Faithfully Serve": Mr. Askin's Indentured Servants, published in Revolutionary Detroit: Portraits in Political and Cultural Change, 1760-1805.

Currently Teaching

  • At Lansing Community College:
         American History to 1877
         American History from 1877

Courses taught

At Lansing Community College:
     HIST 211 - US History to 1877
     HIST 212 - US History from 1877
At Wayne State:
     HIS 2040 - US HIstory to 1877
     HIS 1050 - American Civilization since 1945