David B. Danbom (born 1947) is a historian, author, columnist, and retired professor of agricultural history at North Dakota State University. Danbom spent nine years on the Fargo Historic Preservation Commission. He was a frequent contributor to the Fargo Forum newspaper until his relocation to Colorado in 2011.
- Going it Alone: Fargo Grapples with the Great Depression
- Fargo, North Dakota: 1870-1940
- Born in the Country: A History of Rural America
- Our Purpose Is to Serve: The First Century of the North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station
- The Resisted Revolution: Urban America and the Industrialization of Agriculture, 1900-1930
- "The World of Hope": Progressives and the Struggle for an Ethical Public Life
- 1985, 1990, 1997 Mortar Board Preferred Professor
- 1990 Burlington Northern Faculty Achievement Award
- 1990 Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) North Dakota Professor of the Year
- 2002 Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Outstanding Educator Award
- Borish, Linda J. "Book Reviews." Technology and Culture, Vol. 38, No. 3 (Jul., 1997), pp. 799–801.
- Beltman, Brian W. The Journal of Southern History, Vol. 63, No. 1 (Feb., 1997), pp. 220–222.