Dr. Gregory Wilson is Professor of History at the University of Akron. He earned his Ph.D. from Ohio State University. His research and teaching focus on recent U.S. history, Ohio history, and public history. His publications include:
Above the Shots: An Oral History of the Kent State Shootings (with Craig Simpson). Kent: Kent State University Press, 2016.
Ohio: A History of the Buckeye State (with Kevin F. Kern). West Sussex, UK: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.
Communities Left Behind: The Area Redevelopment Administration, 1945 – 1965. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2009.
He spent the last year on a fellowship from the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities researching a new book on the story of the public health crisis surrounding the Kepone contamination of the James River in the 1970s..