Donald Worster
Donald Worster

Donald Worster is Hall distinguished professor of American history at the University of Kansas and the author most recently of A Passion for Nature: The Life of John Muir.

Books
June 6 2011 6:56 AMThe Transcontinental TravestyWhat Gilded Age railroad-building frenzy reveals about American greed.
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus
Aug. 28 2015 12:31 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 1 2015 12:35 PM The Top 10 Movie Villains of All Time, in One Video Countdown
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 1 2015 12:20 PM Does Contraception Reduce Abortions? The relationship is surprisingly ambiguous—until you look at the best evidence.