Jeff Manuel is an associate professor in the Department of Historical Studies at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Manuel's research interests focus on the history of industry, energy, and the American Midwest. Manuel's book, Taconite Dreams: The Struggle to Sustain Mining on Minnesota's Iron Range, 1915-2000, was published by the University of Minnesota Press. Manuel's current research--tentatively titled Agrarian Energy: Alcohol Fuels and Critiques of America's Oil Century--explores the history of fuel alcohol (or ethanol) in the United States from the 1830s to the present. Manuel is also active in public and oral history. He is a co-editor of Madison Historical: The Online Encyclopedia and Digital Archive for Madison County, Illinois.
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