Missouri State University


Harvey Asher

Harvey Asher is an emeritus professor of history. His distinguished career included teaching a variety of courses in history and interdisciplinary studies at Drury University for 35 years.

His articles on themes in Russian history, American history and the Holocaust have appeared in the Russian ReviewKritika, the Journal of Genocide Research, the Russian Dictionary, the SHARF NewsletterFederalism in America: An Encyclopedia, and Lessons and Legacies of the Holocaust

Dr. Asher’s blog, America – The Owner’s Manual: How Your Country Really Works and How to Keep It Running, is also an ebook of the same name. He also authored “The Drury Story Continues,” an informal but thorough history of Drury University. 

Asher received his doctorate from Indiana University. He and his wife, Sandy, live in Lancaster, Pa.

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