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The OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program

Michael A. Bernstein

Michael A. BernsteinMichael A. Bernstein is the provost and senior vice president for academic affairs of Stony Brook University, State University of New York, where he also serves as a professor of business, economics, and history. His research and teaching interests focus on the economic and political history of the United States, macroeconomic theory, industrial organization economics, and the history of economic theory. His publications explore the connections between political and economic processes in modern industrial societies as well as the interaction of economic knowledge and professional expertise with those processes as a whole. Along with numerous articles and anthology chapters, Bernstein has published four volumes, including, most recently, A Perilous Progress: Economists and Public Purpose in Twentieth-Century America (2001). He also received a Distinguished Teaching Award from the University of California-San Diego, where he taught for almost two decades.