Bruce Kahler is a professor of history at Bethany College, where he has taught American history and art history since 1988.
At Bethany, he has served in numerous administrative positions, including Assistant Academic Dean, Faculty Representative to the Board of Directors, and Co-Coordinator of the Higher Learning Commission Self-Study Team.
He is the author of numerous articles, book reviews, and encyclopedia entries. He also has written op-ed columns for the Salina (KS) Journal. His current research is focused on Civil War veterans in Kansas.
Kahler holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in History-American Studies from Purdue University. His B.A. in History is from Kutztown (PA) State College.
He is professionally affiliated with the Organization of American Historians and the Kansas State Historical Society.