Stephen L. Vaughn

Title: Professor Emeritus
Company: University of Wisconsin
Location: Madison, Wisconsin, United States

Stephen L. Vaughn, Professor Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in higher education.

Throughout Dr. Vaughn’s time as a student, he discovered a passion for writing. In 1968, he earned a Bachelor of Arts from Southeast Missouri State University, which was followed by a Master’s from Indiana University one year later. He then earned a PhD in 1977 from Indiana University. That year, Dr. Vaughn began his career as a visiting assistant professor at Indiana University. He additionally explored the industry as a visiting historical assistant professor with the Organization of American Historians. In 1981, he was hired as an assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin. There, Dr. Vaughn excelled, being promoted to a professor in 1992 and earning the title of professor emeritus in 2017.

Outside of his educational ventures, Dr. Vaughn found success as an author. Some of his most notable works include, “Holding Fast the Inner Lines,” and “Ronald Reagan in Hollywood: Movies and Politics.” In 2008, as a testament to his success, he earned the Alumni Merit Award from Southeast Missouri State University. Dr. Vaughn maintains affiliation with the Organization of American Historians, the Center for the History and Print of Digital Culture, and UW-Madison, for which he was a founding member. Further, he is featured in the 23rd edition of Who’s Who in the Midwest.

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