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Associate Professor, History
Expertise: Nevada, Gaming, Civil War Era, Politics
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.
- Ph.D., Columbia University
- M.A., University of Nevada, Las Vegas
- B.A., University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Michael Green In The News
Make a little room in the saddle, Eddie Arcaro. You’ve got company in sports history.
Political analysts Michael Green from UNLV and Sondra Cosgrove from College of Southern Nevada stopped by News 3 to talk about today's Primary Election.
Every place News 3 checked, it was steady.
Voters will have a slew of candidates to choose from this year, an election season marked by President Donald Trump and a wave of activism. The GOP tends to have stronger turnout in the midterms, though races in Texas and elsewhere have shown an uptick in Democratic turnout.
Articles Featuring Michael Green
UNLV history professor Michael Green on why the state became a magnet for federal projects.
The 2016 Presidential Debate brought UNLV to global prominence.