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The OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program

Elliott J. Gorn

Elliott J. GornElliott J. Gorn holds the Joseph A. Gagliano Chair in History at Loyola University, Chicago, where he teaches courses in nineteenth- and twentieth-century American history. Gorn has received awards from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities and he is an elected member of the Society of American Historians. His most recent books are Mother Jones: The Most Dangerous Woman in America (2001) and Dillinger's Wild Ride: The Year that Made America's Public Enemy Number One (2009). He is currently writing a book about Emmett Till.