Timothy Moran, Ph.D.

Timothy Moran, Ph.D.

Honors Senior Lecturer

tim.moran.writer@gmail.com

Timothy Moran, Ph.D.

Biography

Tim Moran has spent a career as a journalist and author, writing for national, regional, and local publications on subjects that range from sailing to the automotive industry. He has worked as a staff reporter on a daily newspaper and, more extensively, as a freelance writer. He received his Ph.D. in Early American History from Wayne State in 2015 and has taught European History and American History both in the classroom and online. His thesis, “Our News is Sent by Lightning,” studied the creation of the earliest electric networks in American and how they affected news coverage from 1840 to the 1890s. Tim’s research interests include the Civil War, the Press, communication theory, and medieval history.