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MORRISSEY COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

Patrick J. Maney

professor

Patrick Maney

Telephone: 617-552-2399

Office: Stokes Hall S391

E-mail: maneyp@bc.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Education

Ph.D., University of Maryland, 1976


Fields of Interest

U.S. history, 1865-present; the Presidency; Congress


Academic Profile

Patrick Maney teaches modern American history with an emphasis on politics and the presidency. He has written biographies of Franklin D. Roosevelt and New Deal Senator Robert La Follette, Jr., one of the most prominent U.S. senators of the 1930s and 1940s until his defeat by Joseph McCarthy.  His latest book is a study of the presidency of Bill Clinton.

A native of Wisconsin, he has served as Dean of BC's College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and as chair of the history departments at the University of South Carolina in Columbia and Tulane University in New Orleans. He has appeared on public television, C-SPAN, and National Public Radio.


Representative Publications