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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Jonathan R. Genzen  

Pen Name: None

Genre: History Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;


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Illinois Connection

Dr. Genzen lived in Hyde Park in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Dr. Jonathan Genzen is an avid canoeist and kayaker. He spent countless hours paddling on the Main and South Branches of the Chicago River when he lived in Hyde Park. He earned both his Ph.D. in neurobiology and M.D. from the University of Chicago and previously lived in Evanston when he was an undergraduate at Northwestern University. He has previously served on the Board of Directors of the Chicago River Rowing and Paddling Center. He currently is Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Weill Cornell Medical College.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

The Chicago River
ISBN: 1565795539

Westcliffe Pub. 2007

The Chicago River is an ever-changing waterway that has contributed to the growth of one of the nation's most important cities. Never before has the full story of the Chicago River been told with such striking and historically significant images. Jonathan Genzen has compiled an amazing array of photographs chronicling prosperity and disaster over the history of the river.

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