Individual Author Record
Name: Carl SmithPen Name: None Genre: Non-Fiction Born: Sites:
Illinois ConnectionSmith is a professor at Northwestern University in Evanston.
Biographical and Professional InformationCarl Smith is the Franklyn Bliss Snyder Professor of English and American Studies and professor of history at Northwestern University. In collaboration with Academic and Research Technologies at Northwestern and the Chicago History Museum, he is author/curator of two major online exhibitions, ''The Great Chicago Fire'' and the ''Web of Memory and The Dramas of Haymarket''. He is one of the founders of the Program in American Studies at Northwestern, which he has served multiple times as director or associate director. In 1994 he was named Charles Deering McCormick Professor of Teaching Excellence at Northwestern.
*''Chicago and the American Literary Imagination 1880-1920'', University of Chicago Press, 1984*''Urban Disorder and the Shape of Belief: The Great Chicago Fire, the Haymarket Bomb, and the Model Town of Pullman'', University of Chicago Press, 1996*''The Plan of Chicago: Daniel Burnham and the Remaking of the American City'', University of Chicago Press, 2006*''City Water, City Life: Water and the Infrastructure of Ideas in Urbanizing Philadelphia, Boston, and Chicago'', University Of Chicago Press, 2013