Jason Stacy is associate professor of U. S. History and Social Science Pedagogy. He is the author of Walt Whitman's Multitudes: Labor Reform and Persona in Whitman's Journalism and the First Leaves of Grass, 1840-1855 (2008) and editor of Leaves of Grass, 1860: the 150th Anniversary Facsimile Edition (2009).
Recently, he co-authored Documenting United States History: Themes, Concepts and Skills for the AP® Course with Stephen Heller (2015) and co-edited Walt Whitman’s Selected Journalism with Douglas Noverr (2015).
Stacy has published articles in Studies in American Culture, Social Education, the Walt Whitman Quarterly Review, and American Educational History and his reviews have appeared in American Literature, the Journal of American History, and the Walt Whitman Quarterly Review.
Stacy edits The Councilor: A Journal of the Social Studies and is a contributing editor for the Walt Whitman Archive, where he works on Whitman's journalism as part of a National Endowment for the Humanities grant.
In 2014, he served as president of the Illinois Council for the Social Studies.