Richard Aquila

Richard Aquila
PROFESSOR EMERITUS , History and American Studies
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Richard Aquila is a professor emeritus of history and American studies at Penn State Erie. He specializes in U.S. social and cultural history, the American West, American Indian history, and popular culture. Aquila has written, produced, and hosted numerous documentaries for NPR. From 1998 to 2000, his weekly public history series, “Rock & Roll America,” was syndicated on NPR and NPR Worldwide.

Education: 
Ph.D., Ohio State University, History
Research Interests: 
U.S., social and cultural history, the American West, American Indian History, popular culture