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Kathleen Brady

Kathleen Brady's latest book Francis and Clare The Struggles of the Saints of Assisi won an award in biography from the Catholic Media Association. She is also the author of Ida Tarbell: Portrait of A Muckraker, for which she was named a Fellow of the Society of American Historians; and Lucille: The Life of Lucille Ball. She is featured on many electronic media discussing both women. Her recent articles on her subjects have appeared in Smithsonian digital, America and Commonweal.

She is a past co-chair of The Biography Seminar at New York University, a former reporter for Time magazine, and a former trustee of her alma mater Saint Bonaventure University, home of the Franciscan Institute, an international center for the study of Francis and Clare and the Franciscan intellectual tradition. She is a Mentor Editor at The OpEd Project and a guest speaker at The School of the N.Y. Times. She makes her home in New York City.
Her website is  www.kathleenbrady.net