Carlos A. Schwantes
Mercantile Endowed Professor for Transportation Studies
One University Blvd.
408 Lucas Hall
University of Missouri-St. Louis
St. Louis, MO 63121
Carlos A. Schwantes is a St. Louis Mercantile Library Endowed Professor of Transportation Studies.
Ph. D. (History), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
M. A. (History), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Transportation in American Life; Transportation Landscapes; History of the American West; History of the United States
Author or editor of fifteen books to date.
Current projects include: "On the Move: Transportation Shapes the Twentieth Century West," a book under contract with Indiana University Press "Workers on the Anvil of Adversity: American Labor and the Phelps Dodge Copper Strike of 1983," a book under contract with The University Press of Kansas
- Past-president Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association
- Shipboard lecturer for Lindblad Expeditions since 1990 (on the Columbia River and in Alaska) and train lecturer for the American Orient Express Railway Company since 1995 (across the United States and Canada)