Ann Durkin Keating
Pen Name: None
Genres: Non-Fiction, History
Born: 1957 Evanston, Illinois
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.
- 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)
Release Date: 1988-12
Invisible Networks: Exploring the History of Local Utilities and Public Works (Exploring Community History)
Release Date: 1994-10
Chicagoland: City and Suburbs in the Railroad Age (Historical Studies of Urban America)
Release Date: 2005-11-15
Chicago Neighborhoods and Suburbs: A Historical Guide
Release Date: 2008-11-15
Rising Up from Indian Country: The Battle of Fort Dearborn and the Birth of Chicago
Release Date: 2012-08-15
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
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