Department of History
203 Cockefair Hall
William B. Ashworth, Jr.
Andrew S. Bergerson
Rebecca Miller Davis
Gary L. Ebersole
Sandra I. EnrÍquez
James S. Falls
Carla L. Klausner
Linda E. Mitchell
Diane Mutti Burke
Matthew Warner Osborn
Lynda S. Payne
Patrick A. Peebles
Louis W. Potts
1989 Ph.D., University of Kansas
1973 M.A., Cooperstown Graduate Programs
1969 B.A., Denison University
Linna Place is a long-time member of the Department of History
where she has taught a variety of course in the areas of Museum Studies,
10th century social history and material culture, and oversees student
internships in history archives and museums. She is presently the Director of
International Academic Programs, which reports to the Office of the Provost.
IAP manages Study Abroad, student applications for nationally competitive
fellowships, and UMKC’s international academic partnerships. She is active in community history organizations.
Introduction to Material Culture
Material Culture and Applied History
Historical Agencies in American Life
Dr. Place had published throughout her career in the areas of folk art, social gerontology, and material culture.