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Thomas R. Hietala

Born: 1-Feb-1952
Birthplace: Biwabik, MN

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Historian
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Manifest Design

Father: Lloyd C. Hietala
Mother: Angeline O. Miletich
Wife: Heather T. Kenvin (m. 1-Jul-1989, one son)
Son: Kyle A. Hietala

    University: BA, Gustavus Adolphus College (1974)
    University: MA, Yale University (1975)
    University: PhD, Yale University (1979)
    Lecturer: History, Yale University (1979-80)
    Assistant Professor: History, Dartmouth College (1980-85)
    Professor: Grinnell College (1985-)

Author of books:
Manifest Design: Anxious Aggrandizement in Late Jacksonian America (1985, history)
The Fight of the Century: Jack Johnson, Joe Louis, and the Struggle for Racial Equality (2002, sports)

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