Bednarek, Janet R. Daly 1959-

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BEDNAREK, Janet R. Daly 1959-


Born October 14, 1959, in Omaha, NE; daughter of John L. and Corinne J. Daly; married Michael H. Bednarek (an acquisitions manager), March 23, 1991. Ethnicity: "Irish." Education: Creighton University, B.A., 1981, M.A., 1983; University of Pittsburgh, Ph.D., 1987. Religion: Roman Catholic. Hobbies and other interests: Aviation.


Office—Department of History, University of Dayton, 300 College Park, Dayton, OH 45469-1540. E-mail—[email protected].


Air Force History and Museums Program, Washington, DC, historian, 1989-92; University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, assistant professor, 1992-98, associate professor of history, 1998—, department chair, 1999—. National Aviation Hall of Fame, member of board of trustees, 1995—.


American Historical Association, Organization of American Historians, Urban History Association, Society for the History of Technology, Society of City and Regional Planning History.


The Changing Image of the City: Planning for Downtown Omaha, 1945-1973, University of Nebraska (Omaha, NE), 1992.

The Enlisted Experience: Conversations with the Chief Master Sergeants of the Air Force, Air Force History and Museums Program (Washington, DC), 1995.

America's Airports: Airfield Development, 1918-1947, Texas A & M University Press (College Station, TX), 2001.

Newsletter editor, Urban History Association.



Aerospace Power Journal, summer, 2002, review of America's Airports: Airfield Development, 1918-1947, p. 123.