John F. Wasik, BA ’78, MA ’88
John F. Wasik is publishing his 19th book: "Lincolnomics: How President Lincoln Constructed the Great American Economy" (Diversion).
John F. Wasik is publishing his 19th book: "Lincolnomics: How President Lincoln Constructed the Great American Economy" (Diversion). This book is a novel look at how our 16th President transformed the country by signing into law infrastructure legislation early in his career and at the height of the Civil War. Publisher's Weekly said of the book "In this unique blend of biography and policy prescription, journalist Wasik (Lightning Strikes) casts Abraham Lincoln as America’s “foremost moral architect of economic and social opportunity” and looks to his life and political career for lessons in how the nation might rebuild its infrastructure and redress income inequality." https://diversionbooks.com/books/lincolnomics/ . John Wasik is a two time graduate of the UIC School of Liberal Arts and Sciences earning his BA in Psychology in 1978 and MA in Communication and Theater in 1988.