Lecturer of History
Director of Museum Studies
Campus: McNichols Campus
- M.A., History from Michigan State University
- B.A., History from Grand Valley State University
Lecturer of History and Director of Museum Studies, he teaches American history and coordinates the Museum Studies minor. An experienced museum professional, Kroupa has worked as an historical interpreter at Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village and managed the educational programs of the Automotive Hall of Fame in Dearborn. He worked for eight years as Social Science Education Specialist and Manager of Docent Programs for the Education Division of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. Prior to pursuing formal studies in history, he studied illustration at Kendall College of Art and Design in Grand Rapids. Kroupa holds a B.A. degree in history from Grand Valley State University and a M.A. degree in history from Michigan State University. He joined the Detroit Mercy faculty as an adjunct instructor in 2010.