Ann Durkin Keating

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General Information

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Name: Ann Durkin Keating

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction, History

Born: 1957 Evanston, Illinois

Website: N/A

Email: adkeating@noctrl.edu


Illinois Connection

Ann Keating earned a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Illinois, and master of arts and doctorate degrees from the University of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Ann Durkin Keating holds the C. Frederick Toenniges Professorship at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. She is a history professor and chair of the History Department.

Keating has taught at North Central College since 1991 and helped establish the College's Chicago Team, which takes students from all majors into the city to learn about its past and present and to pursue internships there. She spearheaded publication of the book, Encyclopedia of Chicago, and appears regularly as a public speaker and is often quoted as an expert source about Chicago-area history.

Published Works

  • Building Chicago: Suburban Developers & the Creation of a Divided Metropolis, Ohio State University Press, 1988
  • Invisible Networks: Exploring the History of Local Utilities and Public Works , Krieger Publishing , 1994
  • Chicagoland: City and Suburbs in the Railroad Age, University of Chicago Press, 2005
  • Chicago Neighborhoods and Suburbs: A Historical Guide, University of Chicago Press, 2008
  • Rising Up from Indian Country: The Battle of Fort Dearborn and the Birth of Chicago , University of Chicago Press, 2012

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Building Chicago: Suburban Developers & the Creation of a Divided Metropolis (Urban Life and Urban Landscape)

ISBN: 0814204554
Release Date: 1988-12

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Invisible Networks: Exploring the History of Local Utilities and Public Works (Exploring Community History)

ISBN: 0894648713
Release Date: 1994-10

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Chicagoland: City and Suburbs in the Railroad Age (Historical Studies of Urban America)

ISBN: 0226428826
Release Date: 2005-11-15

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Chicago Neighborhoods and Suburbs: A Historical Guide

ISBN: 0226428834
Release Date: 2008-11-15

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Rising Up from Indian Country: The Battle of Fort Dearborn and the Birth of Chicago

ISBN: 0226428966
Release Date: 2012-08-15

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Ann Durkin Keating on WorldCat

Ann Durkin Keating on Amazon

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