Betti VanEpps-Taylor

Betti VanEpps-Taylor is an independent scholar, writer, lecturer and historian specializing in the multi-cultural history of the Northern Great Plains and the American West.  She holds a B.A. in Sociology from the University of Missouri, Kansas City, and an M.A. in history from the University of South Dakota.  She taught history at Wayne State College, Wayne, Nebraska and English Composition at the College of Southern Idaho, the latter for 8 years. An Idaho resident since 1998, she continues to enjoy an active retirement that includes lecturing, study, and writing. While much of her writing continues to deal with African American history, including the civil rights movement of the 1960s, she currently is working in the genre of memoir, and has two writing projects in process.

Presentation Needs

Varies with presentation: Overhead projector, Screen, DVD player and monitor, room capable of being darkened.