William G. Thomas III is the John and Catherine Angle Professor in the Humanities and Professor of History at the University of Nebraska. He currently serves as the Chair of the Department of History. He has produced award-winning digital history projects, and his research has been funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Council of Learned Societies. His most recent book is The Iron Way: Railroads, the Civil War, and the Making of Modern America (Yale University Press, 2011). He is currently working a history of slavery and freedom in early Washington, D.C. and Prince George’s County, Maryland, “A Question of Freedom”: The Odyssey of an American Family from the Revolution to the Civil War.”
- Taking Another Look at the Reconstruction Era, via @nytimes a national survey of sites #nps #slavery http://t.co/c7BxMf3bd6 08:29:20 PM August 24, 2015 from NYTimes for iPad - Breaking N...
- Rhode Island Church Taking Unusual Step to Illuminate Its Slavery Role, via @nytimes #episcopal http://t.co/rrad2g8XZy 07:09:57 AM August 24, 2015 from NYTimes for iPad - Breaking N...
- What is Digital Scholarship? A Typology
- Why the Digital, Why the Digital Liberal Arts? (Middlebury College, December 2014)
- The Future of Digital History, #rrchnm20
- O Say Can You See Project on Early Washington, D.C. first release: petitions for freedom
- Fall 2014 Graduate Interdisciplinary Readings Seminar in Digital Humanities