Bio and Contact Information -- Ed O'Donnell
Bio: Edward T. O’Donnell, Ph.D. earned his doctorate in American History from Columbia University (1995) and currently is Assoc. Professor of History at Holy Cross College in Worcester, MA.
He is the author of several books, including Ship Ablaze: The Tragedy of the Steamboat General Slocum (Random House, 2003) and the forthcoming Talisman of a Lost Hope: Henry George and Gilded Age America (Columbia University Press). His scholarly articles have appeared in the Public Historian, Journal of Urban History, and the Journal of the Gilded Age and progressive Era. This July he will publish (as co-author) a new U.S. History college-level textbook, Visions of America: A History of the United States (Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2009).
O’Donnell is also active in the field of public history. He has curated several major museum exhibits on American history and appeared in several historical documentaries. He has provided historical insight and commentary for PBS, the Discovery Channel, and National Public Radio.
Since 2002 O’Donnell has made scores of teacher professional development presentations, including content lectures, pedagogy workshops, and walking tours, for TEACHING AMERICAN HISTORY grant programs in New York, Massachusetts, Maine, Michigan, Virginia, and Florida.
Contact Information: Professor O'Donnell can be reached by office phone at 508/793-3730, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.