Michael Green

Associate Professor, History
Expertise: Nevada, Gaming, Civil War Era, Politics

Biography

Michael Green is an associate professor of history at UNLV and teaches classes for both the history department and the Honors College. His courses range throughout U.S. history, but his teaching and research particularly focus on Las Vegas and Nevada history, the Civil War era and Abraham Lincoln, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

He is the author of Nevada: A History of the Silver State and co-author of Las Vegas:  A Centennial History, among other books and articles about Nevada. He has published three books on the Civil War era, including Lincoln and the Election of 1860 and Politics and America in Crisis: The Coming of the Civil War. He writes "Nevada Yesterdays," read by former U.S. Senator Richard Bryan, for KNPR and Nevada Humanities. He is a columnist for Nevada's Washington Watch and Vegas Seven. He is a member of the board of directors for The Mob Museum, for which he was one of the researchers.

 

Education

  • Ph.D., Columbia University
  • M.A., University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • B.A., University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Michael Green In The News

Casino.org
June 21, 2022
Some 1,000 players are expected to take part in the event at the downtown Las Vegas gaming venue.
Japan Today
June 17, 2022
Fifty years since it ignited Washington, the Watergate affair remains a cautionary tale on the threat of untrammeled presidential power and the yardstick against which all other political scandals are judged.
Al Jazeera America
June 17, 2022
Fifty years after it set Washington on fire, the Watergate affair remains an instructive story about the threat of unfettered presidential power and the yardstick by which all other political scandals are judged.
La Prensa
June 16, 2022
Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward, journalists who publicized the scandal that led to Richard Nixon's departure from power, talk about the parallels with Donald Trump.

Articles Featuring Michael Green

2022 UNLV Spring Commencement Ceremony for the Graduate College.  May 13, 2022 (Josh Hawkins/UNLV)
Campus News | June 2, 2022

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UNLV Football players entering Allegiant Stadium
Campus News | May 2, 2022

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books inside the UNLV Bookstore
Campus News | February 10, 2022

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