Andrew J. Theising
Andrew J. Theising, Ph.D., is associate professor and chair of political science at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. His research focuses on industrial legacy in urban cores. He is the author of the award-winning Made in USA: East St. Louis and co-editor, with Terry Jones, of St. Louis Currents: The Fifth Edition, newly-released by Reedy Press (February 2016).
Posts by Andrew J. Theising
The story of Delyte Morris and the Southern Illinois University he created is what Robert A. Harper calls “a story of unlikely success and a tragic end.” It does read like an American tragedy, somehow, based in a rustic start, ambition, ingenuity, and the fallibility of good intentions.