Daniel "Dan" Bubb — a former airline pilot — is an expert on commercial aviation and airport history in the American West. His other research areas include United States, American Western, and world history.
An associate professor in residence with the UNLV Honors College, Bubb also serves as the college's coordinator of academic affairs.
In 2012, he published his first book, Landing in Las Vegas: Commercial Aviation and the Making of a Tourist City (University of Nevada Press). Currently, Bubb is researching and writing a second book that examines the role airlines and airports play in connecting Western American cities with the world.
Bubb serves as the deputy director of the Nevada Aerospace Hall of Fame.
- Ph.D., History, University of Missouri, Kansas City
- Ph.D., Political Science, University of Missouri, Kansas City
- M.A., History, UNLV