Professor of Modern American History
PhD, Princeton University, 1984
Field of Study
United States since 1945; History of American Law; U.S. Civil Rights Movement; Post-World War II American Culture
The Eisenhower Years. New York: Facts on File, 2009.
The Eisenhower Presidency and the 1950s. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1998.
Merril Proudfoot: Diary of a Sit-In. Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1990.
"With Much Deliberation and Some Speed: Eisenhower and the Brown Decision." Journal of Southern History 52 (Feb. 1986), 43-76.
Simon E. Sobeloff. Baltimore, MD: University of Maryland School of Law, 1980.
Social Science Resources in the Electronic Age: Volume II, U.S. History. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2004; American History - Volume II: From Reconstruction and the Gilded Age to Postwar America. Greenhaven Press, 2003; American History - Volume I: From Colonial America to the Age of Civil War. Greenhaven Press, 2002; Instructor's Manual to accompany The American Nation. New York: Longman, 2003;The American Nation. New York: HarperCollins, 1994; The American Nation, Instructor's Manual. New York, HarperCollins, 1994; Instructor's Manual for John A. Garraty, The American Nation, ninth and tenth editions. New York: Addison, Wesley, Longman, 1998, 1999; Instructor's Manual for John A. Garraty, A Short History of the American Nation, seventh edition. New York, NY: Addison, Wesley, Longman, 1997; Instructor's Manual for John A. Garraty, A Short History of the American Nation, sixth edition. New York, NY: HarperCollins, 1992; Instructor's Manual for John A. Garraty, The American Nation, seventh, eighth editions. New York: HarperCollins, 1991, 1994.
Department of History
Area of Expertise
History of American Law; Post-World War II American Culture; United States Since 1945; U.S. Civil Rights Movement