Daniel J. McInerney
PhD, History-American Studies, Purdue University, 1984
MA, History-American Studies, Purdue University, 1974
BA, with honors, Manhattan College, 1972
Daniel J. McInerney is Professor of History, teaching courses on the U.S. with a 19th-century focus on the Civil War, slavery, and social reform. Born in Brooklyn, New York, McInerney did undergraduate work in history at Manhattan College and doctoral work at Purdue University in American Studies-History. He is the author of two books, The Fortunate Heirs of Freedom: Abolition and Republican Thought (1994) and A Traveller’s History of the USA (2001; rev.ed in 2019). His current work focuses on the scholarship of teaching and learning with recent articles in the Journal of American History, Arts and Humanities in Higher Education, The History Teacher, and American Historical Association Perspectives on History.