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Mary Sprunger

POSITION: Professor of History; Program Director - History and Political Science

School of Theology, Humanities and Performing Arts
History and Political Science

LOCATION: Main Campus, Harrisonburg | RLN 314

PHONE: (540) 432-4408

EMAIL: mary.sprunger@emu.edu

Mary Susan Sprunger has taught at EMU since 1992. She earned a B.A. in History and German at Bethel College (Kansas) and an M.A. and Ph.D. in History from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. Her teaching interests include European, world, women’s and Mennonite history. Her newest course topics include food history and comparative colonialisms. She is writing a book on the economic and cultural dimensions of a wealthy, urban Mennonite church during the Dutch Golden Age (the seventeenth century). She is married and is the mother of two adult children.


BA, Bethel College (History & German)
PHD, University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana (History Renassance Reformation with a Minor in Medieval Europe & Medievel Art History)
MA, University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana (History)

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