- Professor and Chair of History
- B.A. Loughborough University, M.A. University of Evansville, Ph.D. Indiana University
- Teaching areas: United States cultural, social, and political history since 1865, African American history, immigration history
Iain Anderson grew up in England, came to the United States for graduate school, and subsequently taught at Dana College, Nebraska and Nebraska Wesleyan University. Dr. Anderson joined the History Department at Northeastern State in January 2016. He has published articles on various aspects of African American music, including nonprofit sponsorship of jazz and the commemoration of slave music, and a book titled This Is Our Music: Free Jazz, the Sixties, and American Culture (University of Pennsylvania Press). He also works on research projects relating to the formation of transnational identities among Danish immigrants and the scholarship of teaching and learning history.