Dr. Steven Foulke is a Professor of History at Ottawa University at the Ottawa, KS campus. He holds a doctoral degree in Geography from the University of Kansas. He earned an M.A. in American Studies from the University of Wyoming and B.A. degrees in History and English from McPherson (KS) College. Prior to joining Ottawa University in 2004, he taught at St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York, and Emporia State University in Emporia, Kansas.
Dr. Foulke teaches a variety of American history courses at Ottawa University, as well as classes in geography, and has had the pleasure of teaching abroad on several occasions. In 2007 and 2013 he was awarded a Fulbright Teaching Award by the Council for International Exchange of Scholars and taught American history and culture classes at the University of Saints Cyril and Methodius in Skopje, Macedonia. In the summer of 2010 Steven traveled to Paraguay and taught a geography course at Universidad Católica Nuestra Señora de la Asunción. And for several years, Dr. Foulke conducted week-long seminars focusing on the cultural geography of the United States at Phillips Universität in Marburg, Germany.
Dr. Foulke resides in Ottawa, Kansas with his wife, Carine Ullom. They have two sons, Schuyler and Stefan. In his spare time, Dr. Foulke enjoys gardening, bicycling, and disc golf.