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Peter Shea

Peter Shea is a writer, historian, and director of professional development at the community college level. He has written about prominent Irish Americans, educational gaming, and cutting-edge technologies in higher education. He is also the author of In the Arena, A History of American Presidential Hopefuls, which includes 34 profiles of history's most famous losing candidates for the U.S. presidency.

Articles by this Author

From Henry Clay to Barry Goldwater and Shirley Chisholm, our failed presidential contenders can still inspire us with their legacies.