Daniel Graff is a professor of the practice in the department of history at the University of Notre Dame, where he has served as the director of Undergraduate Studies for fifteen years. He won the Edmund P. Joyce Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching in 2011 and offers courses in US labor and nineteenth-century history. Graff is also the director of the Higgins Labor Program at Notre Dame, which promotes research, teaching, and conversation relevant to the Catholic commitment to the dignity of work. His academic work has been published extensively and his paper “Lovejoy's Legacies: Race, Religion, and Freedom in St. Louis (and American) Memory” won the Best Paper Prize at the 2010 Collective Memory in St. Louis Symposium. Graff holds a M.A. and PhD in US history from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.