A celebrated educator, historian and author has been named interim dean of the University of Oklahoma’s College of Arts and Sciences, OU President David L. Boren announced today.
David Wrobel, David L. Boren Professor and Merrick Chair of Western American History at OU, is known for his scholarship on the history of the American West. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on the American West, modern American thought and culture, the Progressive Era, historical methods and the introductory history course U.S. Survey: 1865-Present. In 2015, he received the OU College of Arts and Sciences Holden Award for Teaching Excellence.
“Dr. David Wrobel is a highly regarded teacher and scholar,” Boren said. “I am deeply grateful to him for his willingness to take on the important added responsibilities of serving as interim dean. The university is very fortunate to have such a well-qualified faculty member to serve in this capacity.”