Individual Author Record
Name:Pen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT History Non-Fiction Born: 1957 Evanston, Illinois
Illinois ConnectionKeating was born in Evanston. She earned a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Illinois, and master of arts and doctorate degrees from the University of Chicago. Currently, she is a professor at North Central College in Naperville.
Biographical and Professional InformationAnn 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. She has taught at the 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 *"Chicago Neighborhoods and Suburbs: A Historical Guide", University of Chicago Press, 2008 *"Chicagoland: City and Suburbs in the Railroad Age", University of Chicago Press, 2005 *"Invisible Networks: Exploring the History of Local Utilities and Public Works", Krieger Publishing, 1994 *"Rising Up from Indian Country: The Battle of Fort Dearborn and the Birth of Chicago", University of Chicago Press, 2012 *"The World of Juliette Kinzie: Chicago before the Fire",University of Chicago Press, 2019