Edward T O’Donnell-
Edward T O’Donnell is an Associate Professor of History at Holy Cross College in Worcester, MA.
He is the author of several books, including (as co-author) the U.S. History college-level textbook, Visions of America: A History of the United States 3rd edition (Pearson, 2016), Ship Ablaze: The Tragedy of the Steamboat General Slocum (Random House, 2003) and Henry George and the Crisis of Inequality: Progress and Poverty in the Gilded Age (Columbia University Press. 2015). His scholarly articles have appeared in the Public Historian, Journal of Urban History, and the Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era. More info at http://www.EdwardTODonnell.com
O’Donnell also hosts a popular podcast, In The Past Lane, that explores topics in US history. Many episodes feature in-depth interviews with historians about their latest books. More information at: http://www.InThePastlane.com or at iTunes http://apple.co/1UBr3yD.
He writes history-themed opinion pieces for outlets such as the Huffington Post, Newsweek, and the New York Times.
O’Donnell has also created video courses for the Great Courses Company titled, “Turning Points in American History” and “America in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era” (more info: http://bit.ly/1LDyqDW).
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, the History Channel, and National Public Radio.