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Janet Bednarek

Janet Bednarek

Professor of History, University of Dayton
Dr. Janet R. Daly Bednarek is a professor and former chair of the Department of History. Before coming to the University of Dayton, she worked for three years as a historian with the United States Air Force at Bolling AFB, the Pentagon, and Wright-Patterson AFB. Since coming to UD in 1992, she has combined her original professional training as an urban historian with her on-the-job training as an aviation historian. She currently works on the history of airports in the United States, examining them as pieces of the urban transportation infrastructure and also looks at the relationship between airports and city planning. She teaches courses in both urban and aviation history.

In 'airports of the future,' everything new is old again

Jan 20, 2019 06:26 am UTC| Insights & Views Business

As massive new airports open across Asia and the Middle East, U.S. airports are enhancing security checkpoints with technological gadgets to screen passengers and luggage more quickly. All these projects are often touted...

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Economy

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Politics

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