Keating, Ann Durkin 1957–

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Keating, Ann Durkin 1957–

PERSONAL: Born January 21, 1957, in Evanston, IL; daughter of John T. (a lawyer) and Dorothy (a physical therapist; maiden name, Schmugge) Durkin; married John J. Keating (an accountant), June 23, 1984; children: Betsy, Jack. Ethnicity: "White." Education: University of Illinois, B.A. (anthropology), 1978; University of Chicago, M.A. (urban studies), 1979, Ph.D. (history), 1984.

ADDRESSES: Home—7221 West Coyle, Chicago, IL 60631. Office—North Central College, 30 North Brainard, Naperville, IL 60540. E-mail[email protected].

CAREER: Williams College, Williamstown, MA, assistant professor of history, 1984–88; Public Works Historical Society, Chicago, IL, research associate, 1989–91; North Central College, Naperville, IL, professor of history, 1991–.


(With Eugene P. Moehring and Joel A. Tarr) Infrastructure and Urban Growth in the Nineteenth Century, Public Works Historical Society (Chicago, IL), 1985.

Building Chicago: Suburban Developers and the Creation of a Divided Metropolis, 1988, Ohio State University Press (Columbus, OH), with new introduction, University of Illinois Press (Champaign, IL), 2002.

(Editor, with Howard Rosen) Water and the City: The Next Century, Public Works Historical Society (Chicago, IL), 1991.

Invisible Networks: Exploring the History of Local Utilities and Public Works, Krieger Publishing (Malabar, FL), 1994.

(Editor, with James R. Grossman and Janice L. Reiff) The Encyclopedia of Chicago, University of Chicago Press (Chicago, IL), 2004.

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