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Professor of History, Director of the Honors Program, Calvin University

Bruce Berglund is professor of history and director of the Honors Program at Calvin College.

A specialist in 20th-century East European history, Berglund has twice been a Fulbright scholar in the region (in the Czech Republic and Slovenia). He has written about nationalism, religion, art and architecture, and is co-editor of the volume Christianity & Modernity in Eastern Europe (Central European University Press, 2010), featuring essays by scholars from the U.S., Western and Eastern Europe.

Berglund hosts the podcast New Books in Sports, part of the New Books Network, and he is editor of The Allrounder, an online journal that features the work of academics and journalists who look at global sport, society, and culture.


  • 2003–2015
    Professor of History, Calvin College
  • 2013–2015
    Director of the Honors Program, Calvin College