Robert P. Swierenga

[From the 2005 proceedings]
Robert P. Swierenga is the A.C. Van Raalte Research Professor of History at the A.C. Van Raalte Institute, Hope College, Holland, Mich, and Professor of History Emeritus, Kent State University. He earned a Ph.D. degree in history at the University of Iowa. He is the author of numerous publications on Dutch immigration and ethnicity. His most recent works are Dutch Chicago: A History of the Hollanders in the Windy City (Eerdmans) and the edited book, Iowa Letters: Dutch Immigrants on the American Frontier (Eerdmans).