University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee History Professor Emeritus Glen Jeansonne has published 15 books, many of them historical biographies. He has also published more than 50 articles and more than 170 book reviews and won 3 teaching awards. His book Gerald L.K. Smith: Minister of Hate, won the Wisconsin Writer's Award, the Gustavus Meyers Award for research related to bigotry, and was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. His work deals with 20th century American political history and Jeansonne frequently performs guest interviews for the media on historical and current events.