Ward Regan has a Ph.D. in Labor and Cultural History from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He teaches history and philosophy at New York University Liberal Studies and Global Liberal Studies Program.
Dr. Regan's recent book, as editor and contributor, Great Books Written in Prison (2015) was published by McFarland Press. His essay “Thomas Paine: Life During Wartime” is included as a chapter in the anthology Experiencing the French Revolution (SVEC, Oxford University, 2013), and he has an article on Transportation in The World of the Civil War: A Daily Life Encyclopedia.
He has worked in off-Broadway theater and independent film in New York for over twenty-five years, most recently as a Consulting Producer for the documentary Obit (2016). Previously, he wrote and widely performed his own show, A Paranoid’s Guide to History.