Professor and Chair, History
Ph.D., University of Oregon
M.A., Wheaton College
B.A., Southern Oregon University
Hired in 1977
As a native Oregonian, Dr. Daniel Scalberg enjoyed completing his advanced level graduate training in European History at the University of Oregon. He is active in several academic societies including the Fides et Historia, French Colonial Historical Society, the Western Society for French History, and the Conference on Faith and History. Daniel conducts historical research studies and was awarded two National Endowment for the Humanities Grants and several research grants from the Canadian government. His current research focuses on the Church in 17th century New France and the cultural encounter among Northeastern Canadian First Nations and French European Colonial populations. He has published several scholarly articles on the history of New France and Post-Tridentine Catholic Reform in 17th century France.
At Multnomah, he enjoys the strong sense of faculty collegiality and the university commitment to the integration of faith and learning. He has enjoyed over twenty-five student study abroad trips to Europe with MU history students. He is married and has two children, and they are active members of St. Matthew’s Anglican Church and the Portland Art Museum.
- Scalberg, D. A. (2002). The Kregel pictorial guide to Christian heritage in English. Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Publications.