Carl Lane is a professor emeritus of history at Felician University and author of Understanding The National Debt: What every American Needs to Know and A Nation Wholly Free: The Elimination of the National Debt in the Age of Jackson (Westholme Publishing).
Carl received his Ph.D. in history from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. His articles have appeared in William and Mary Quarterly, Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, and several other publications.
His article “The Elimination of the National Debt in 1835 and the Meaning of Jacksonian Democracy” in Essays in Economic and Business History won that journal’s James Soltow Award. Carl and his wife live in Montclair, New Jersey.
Author + Historian + Professor
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