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Lori Ann Lahlum

Lori Ann Lahlum is professor of history at Minnesota State University, Mankato, where she teaches courses on the American West, environmental history, Minnesota history, western women’s and gender history, and political history in the northern grasslands. With Betty Bergland, she edited Norwegian American Women: Migration, Communities, and Identities. Her current research focuses on Norwegian immigrant women in the northern grasslands and Richard Olsen Richards, a leader of the progressive reform movement in South Dakota. Lahlum grew up on a farm in LaMoure County, North Dakota.