Sean Byrnes

Sean Byrnes
Sean Byrnes is a teacher, writer, and historian living in Baltimore, Maryland. He earned a B.A. in history, philosophy and the classics from Fordham University and his Ph.D. in history from Emory University. When he isn’t struggling to keep his herb garden alive, or with writing his first book, he’s known to occasionally post on his blog, the Dayshift.

Recent Essays

Whither Liberalism?

We live, to borrow the title from Daniel T. Rodgers’s excellent 2011 book, in an age of fracture. Whether any time in history has been...

The Economic Value of Streetcars

Although you would hardly know it today, Baltimore was once a city of streetcars. Crackling densely across the city’s center like fissures in old...