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Amy Poppinga

Job Title

  • Instructor in History
    History, College of Arts and Sciences

Started at Bethel



  • Bethel College - B.A., 1999
  • Luther Seminary - M.A., 2006
  • University of Exeter - Ph.D. candidate,

Areas of expertise

Poppinga studies the history of Islamic communities in the United States with her current project asking how growing up in a Western, non-Muslim society has impacted young Muslim-Americans' views on marriage. She's also interested in the history of Islamic societies in the Middle East (particularly after the end of colonialism) and the global history of Muslim women.