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Daniel J. McInerney

Daniel J. McInerney


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Office Location: Old Main 323H
IconPhone: 435-797-1283


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 HistoryArts and Humanities in Higher EducationThe History Teacher, and American Historical Association Perspectives on History.