Howard Allen | History | SIU

Southern Illinois University



College of Liberal Arts

Howard W. Allen

Emeritus Professor

Phone: (618) 453-4391

Dr. Howard W. Allen received his Ph.D. from the University of Washington in 1959, and joined the SIU faculty three years later. He was the Executive Director of the Social Science History Association from 1981 to 1993. Professor Allen is an authority on the application of quantitative methods to historical research.

He is also the department's specialist on the Progressive Era. His publications include Electoral Change and Stability in American Political History (1971) and Poindexter of Washington: A Study of Progressive Politics (1981).