Individual Author Record
Name: Dominic A. PacygaPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction Born: May 1, 1949 Sites:
Illinois ConnectionPacyga was born and raised in Chicago’s Back of the Yards neighborhood and attended De La Salle Institute. His undergraduate and graduate work was conducted at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He received a Ph. D. in 1981.
Biographical and Professional InformationDominic A. Pacyga is professor emeritus of history in the Department of Humanities, History, and Social Sciences at Columbia College Chicago. His books include Polish Immigrants and Industrial Chicago: Workers on the South Side, 1880–1922; Chicago: A Biography; and Slaughterhouse: Chicago’s Union Stock Yard and the World It Made, all from the University of Chicago Press. Pacyga is the 2014 Mieczyslaw Haiman Award winner for exceptional and sustained contribution to the study of Polish Americans.
*''Chicago City of Neighborhoods: Histories and Tours '', Loyola University Press, 1986 - written with Ellen Skerrett *''Chicago's Southeast Side Revisited '', Arcadia Publishing , 1998 - written with Rod Sellers *''Chicago: A Biography'', University of Chicago Press, 2009 *''Chicago: A Historical Guide to the Neighborhoods '', Chicago Historical Society, 1979 - written with Glen Holt *''Polish Immigrants and Industrial Chicago: Workers on the South Side, 1880-1922 '', University Of Chicago Press, 2003 *"American Warsaw: The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of Polish Chicago", University of Chicago Press, 2019 *"Slaughterhouse: Chicago's Union Stock Yard and the World It Made", University of Chicago Press, 2015