Robert P. Ericksen, Kurt Mayer Chair in Holocaust Studies (emeritus) at Pacific Lutheran University
Michael J. Halvorson, Professor of History, Benson Family Chair at Pacific Lutheran University
Philip A. Nordquisdt joined the history department at Pacific Lutheran University in 1963 and has taught and written about early modern Europe, Lutheranism and Lutheran higher education for 42 years. This Festschrift (a collection of writings published in honor of a scholar) celebrates Nordquist's many contributions to academic life within the University and honors his formative influence on a generation of students who are now working as professional academics.
A Lutheran Vocation decribes the role the the history department played in the early life of Pacific Lutheran College, the importance of scholarship, teaching and service within the department and new directions that the department and its graduates are exploring in historical research.