About the Author

Dominic Pacyga is an award-winning author or coauthor of several books, including Polish Immigrants and Industrial Chicago: Workers on the South Side, 1880–1922 and Chicago: A Biography. He is the 2014 Mieczyslaw Haiman Award winner for exceptional and sustained contribution to the study of Polish-Americans. Pacyga teaches in the Department of Humanities, History, and Social Sciences at Columbia College Chicago.


Hometown: Chicago, IL