Department of History

Edward K. Muller

  • Professor

Fields

Urban History
Historical Geography
History of Planning

Teaching

History of the American City
History of Pittsburgh
Evolution of the American Landscape
Writing Seminar for Majors
History Honors Seminar

Education & Training

  • PhD, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1972

Representative Publications

An Uncommon Passage: Traveling through History on the Great Allegheny Passage, editor, University of Pittsburgh, 2009.

Before Renaissance: Planning in Pittsburgh, 1889-1943 (with John F. Bauman), University of Pittsburgh Press, 2006.

DeVoto’s West: History, Conservation, and the Public Good, an edited collection, Swallow Press/Ohio University Press, 2005.

North America: The Historical Geography of a Changing Continent, coeditor, Rowman and Littlefield, second edition 2001.

Research Interests

Pittsburgh: A Popular History with Rob Ruck, University of Pittsburgh Press.

John Ormsbee Simonds: Landscape Architect and Planner