David I. Macleod, born June 8, 1943, earned his B.A. at the University of Toronto in 1965 and both his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1967 and 1973, respectively. Macleod was awarded the Woodrow Wilson Fellowship in 1965 and the Four Prize Fellowship, 1965-1969. Since 1970, Professor Macleod has taught in Central Michigan University (CMU)’s Department of History. During his career, Professor Macleod has taught a variety of courses on United States history, chaired the Department of History in the fall of 1997 and from 1985 through 1991, served as the Graduate Coordinator for the department, 1996-1997, and as Chair of CMU’s Academic Senate, 1982-1983. Since 1998, Professor Macleod has edited the Michigan Historical Review, the only scholarly publication devoted to the history of Michigan. Professor Macleod has a solid publication record of books, articles, and reviews, which includes the topics of Boy Scouts, American children, YMCA, Carnegie libraries, and Michigan mapping, among others. A number of his publications are separately cataloged in the Park and Clarke libraries at CMU. He is a member of a number of professional, historical organizations and associations and has been actively involved throughout his career with campus committees.
Professor Macleod is married to Beth Macleod, a CMU librarian emerita. Their home is in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. (This information is from the collection and Professor Macleod.)