John spent 30 years at Boeing working as an electrical engineer. Following his retirement he went on to earn a Ph.D. in leadership and organization. For years John has been active in Donauschwaben activities. He has written and facilitated the publication of eight books relating to the ethnic history of the Donauschwaben.
This past spring John was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Leadership from the University of Mary in Bismarck, North Dakota.
The following is a list of books available from the University of Mary Press. See the information at the bottom of the page for purchasing information.
North Dakota Pioneers From The Banat
John M. Michels
Edited by John M. Michels
The Banat Germans
(Tr. by John M. Michels)
Bakowa -- A German Village in the Banat
(English Translation by Sr. Helen Kilzer, O.S.B.)
Soft Cover, 99 pages, color $20, Postpaid
Between Hitler and Tito
The Innocent Must Pay
Maria Horwath Tenz
University of Mary
7500 University Drive
Bismarck, ND 58504