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Thomas Sugrue, Fellowship Mentor

Thomas J. Sugrue is Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis and History, New York University


Advisee(s): Anthony Chen Nancy Banks Suleiman Osman   

A specialist in twentieth-century American politics, urban history, civil rights, and race, Sugrue was educated at Columbia; King's College, Cambridge; and Harvard, where he earned his Ph.D. in 1992. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, an elected member of the Society of American Historians, and past president of both the Urban History Association and the Social Science History Association. He taught from 1991-2015 at the University of Pennsylvania, where he was David Boies Professor of History and Sociology and founding director of the Penn Social Science and Policy Forum. Sugrue is the author of four books and editor of two others, and contributes to the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, the London Review of BooksThe Nation, and Salon.  He is a frequent commentator on modern American history, politics, civil rights, and urban policy. Sugrue has given over 300 public lectures throughout the United States and in Argentina, Canada, England, France, Germany, and Japan. 


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