Timothy Kelly

Timothy Kelly chairs the history department at St. Vincent College, where he teaches courses on environmental, religious, cultural and social history. He has written on the history of Catholics in the U.S., including a book on Vatican II in the Pittsburgh Diocese. He has recently written about the New Deal community of Norvelt, Pennsylvania, and is beginning to work on a similar Depression- era Catholic community of coal mining families in western Pennsylvania.

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