About the Author
Thomas Hunt is a Professor in the Center for Catholic Education and the Department of Teacher Education at the University of Dayton, where he has taught since 1996. He received his B.A. in History at Loras College, a Licentiate of Sacred Theology and an M.A. in Seondary Education Administration from the Catholic University of America, and his Ph.D. in Educational Policy Studies (Social and Historical Foundations of Education) from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He has authored or co-authored 20 books.
Timothy Walch is the director emeritus of the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library, a former trustee of the State Historical Society of Iowa, and a longtime member of the Iowa State Historical Records Advisory Board. Educated at the University of Notre Dame and Northwestern University, Dr. Walch is a frequent contributor to Iowa Heritage Illustrated, the quarterly magazine of the State Historical Society of Iowa.