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Thomas E. CarneyThomas E. Carney

associate professor
Division of Legal, Ethical and Historical Studies

Contact Information:

Phone: 410.837.4061

Ph.D., West Virginia University
J. D., University of Toledo, College of Law
B.A., M.A., Youngstown State University

As a young man, I studied for the Roman Catholic priesthood for four years. Later, I obtained my law degree, and as a much older person, I received my doctorate in American colonial history. These varied life experiences are reflected in my teaching and research interests. I currently teach courses in American legal and constitutional history and American religious history.

My work, "The Political Judge: Justice John McLean’s Pursuit of the Presidency," in Ohio History, 111 (Summer/Autumn 2002): 121-144, can be read online.