John E. Bodnar

John E. Bodnar

John E. Bodnar is a Distinguished Professor of History at Indiana University. His scholarly and teaching interests focus on modern U.S. history with a special interest in the relationship between politics and culture. His publications include The Transplanted: A History of Immigrants in Urban America (1985); Remaking America: Public Memory, Commemoration, and Patriotism in the Twentieth Century(1992); Blue-Collar Hollywood: Liberalism, Democracy, and Working People in American Film (2003); and The "Good War" in American Memory (2010).


  • Patriotic Optics and the War on Terror
  • The American Remembrance of World War II
  • Unruly Adults and Dissent in the 1950s

Process: A Blog for American History

Patriotic Myths and American Sniper