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 is a Faculty Fellow of the Center for Digital Research in the Humanities. In 2016-2017 he is a Fellow of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. 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 Ordeal of an American Family in the Age of Revolution.”
- Excellent interview with @jmjafrx https://t.co/A0DhngRDvq 02:16:39 PM July 24, 2016 from Twitter Web Client
- So Many Research Scientists, So Few Openings as Professors, via @nytimes https://t.co/2UeuG6JTOD 07:16:49 AM July 14, 2016 from NYTimes for iPad - Breaking N...
- What Clinton Should Have Said About Race, via @nytimes from John McWhorter, on limits of a "conversation" https://t.co/PsHbG96uoU 07:10:52 AM July 14, 2016 from NYTimes for iPad - Breaking N...