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Daniel Walker Howe

Born: 10-Jan-1937
Birthplace: Ogden, UT

Gender: Male
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: What Hath God Wrought

Father: Maurice Langdon Howe
Mother: Lucie Walker
Wife: Sandra Fay Shumway (m. 3-Sep-1961, two sons, one daughter)
Son: Christopher
Daughter: Rebecca
Son: Stephen

    High School: East High School, Denver, CO
    University: BA, Harvard University (1959)
    University: MA, Magdalen College, Oxford University (1965)
    University: PhD, University of California at Berkeley (1966)
    Associate Professor: History, Yale University (1966-73)
    Professor: History, University of California at Los Angeles (1973-92)
    Department Chair: History, University of California at Los Angeles (1983-87)
    Professor: American History, Oxford University (1992-2002)

    Guggenheim Fellowship 1984
    Pulitzer Prize for History 2008 for What Hath God Wrought

Author of books:
The Unitarian Conscience: Harvard Moral Philosophy, 1805-1861 (1970, religion)
The Political Culture of the American Whigs (1979, politics)
Making the American Self: Jonathan Edwards to Abraham Lincoln (1997, social studies)
What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America, 1815-1848 (2007, history)

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