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John M. McCarthy, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of History (Social Sciences)
412-397-5412 phone (M)
412-397-6044 fax
Nicholson Center 470

Educational Background

  • Bachelor of Arts, History, Bethany College, WV, 1997
  • Ph.D., History, Marquette University, 2005
  • Masters', History, Marquette University, 1999

Area of Expertise/Research

  • American History, Urban History, Planning History


  • Making Milwaukee Mightier: Planning and the Politics of Growth, 1910-1960 (Northern Illinois University Press, 2009)--Winner of Gambrinus Prize for Best Book on Milwaukee History, Milwaukee County Historical Society, 2010.
  • "Bowling Together?  Resurrecting the "'Public' in Modern America," Reviews in American History, September 2011.
  • "Familiar Competitors on a New Playing Field: Sports Venues and Urban Dvelopment in Contemporary America," Journal of Planning History, November 2009, 330-338.

Schedule of Courses
Schedule Book for All Active and Available Future Terms, John

Fall 2014
  • HIST1100-K
  • 01:45-03:00 PM T RMMccarthy1 (08/25-12/13/14)5 Seats
  • HIST1200-L1
  • -ONLINEFMccarthy4 (10/18-12/13/14)2 Seats
  • HIST2200-A
  • 10:45-12:00 PM T RMMccarthy1 (08/25-12/13/14)6 Seats
  • HIST4800-C1
  • 01:45-02:35 PMM W FMMccarthy1 (08/25-12/13/14)19 Seats
  • HIST4803-C2
  • -APPTMMccarthy1 (08/25-12/13/14)0 Seats
  • SOSC4800-C1
  • 01:45-02:35 PMM W FMMccarthy1 (08/25-12/13/14)16 Seats

    Spring 2015
  • HIST1100-L1
  • -ONLINEFMccarthy2 (01/10-03/06/15)0 Seats
  • HIST1200-L1
  • -ONLINEFMccarthy4 (03/07-05/02/15)9 Seats
  • HIST1200-G
  • 01:45-03:00 PM T RMMccarthy1 (01/12-05/02/15)17 Seats
  • HIST3280-A
  • 10:45-12:00 PM T RMMccarthy1 (01/12-05/02/15)-3 Seats


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