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educator , historian

Charlene Mires, American historian, educator.


Mires, Charlene was born on September 11, 1957 in Wilmington, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Charles W. and Jane D. Mires.


Bachelor of Science, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, 1979. Modern Language Association, University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1992. Doctor of Philosophy, Temple University, Philadelphia, 1997.


Reporter Michigan City News Dispatch, Indiana, 1979—1980. Reporter, section editor Fort Wayne News Sentinel, 1980—1984. Editor Philadelphia Inquirer, 1984—1992.

Assistant professor history Villanova University, 1997—2004, associate professor history, 2004—2010, Rutgers-Camden, since 2010. Director Mid-Atlantic Regional Center Humanities, since 2010. Editor Pennsylvania History Studies Series, Mansfield, 2004—2008.

Editorial board member Public Historian, Santa Barbara, California, 2003—2009, Pennsylvania Magazine History and Biography, Philadelphia, 2005—2009, Journal American History, Bloomington, Indiana, 2007—2010.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Independence Hall in American Memory (Philadelphia Athenaeum Literature award, 2004).


Charles W.

Jane D. Mires