ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University professor Dr. Erin Fouberg will
serve on the board of directors of the South Dakota Historical Society Foundation.
Fouberg, a professor of geography, is a graduate of Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., with advanced degrees from the University of Nebraska. Fouberg has received numerous grants to assist in travels to augment her knowledge and ability to effectively teach geography. She has written several textbooks, books and professional articles.
The South Dakota Historical Society Foundation is headquartered at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre and was established in 1982. The foundation is a private, charitable nonprofit that seeks funding to assist the South Dakota State Historical Society in programming and projects to preserve South Dakota’s history and heritage for future generations.
Fouberg is the second generation in her family to serve on the foundation’s board of directors. Her father, Edward Hogan, was a board member in the 2000s.
Fouberg joins nine others on the foundation’s board of directors, along with three other inductees.