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The OAH Distinguished Lectureship Program


Daniel Czitrom

Daniel CzitromDaniel Czitrom has taught American cultural and political history at Mount Holyoke College since 1981. His latest book is New York Exposed: The Gilded-Age Police Scandal that Launched the Progressive Era (2016). He is a coauthor, with Bonnie Yochelson, of Rediscovering Jacob Riis: Exposure Journalism and Photography in Turn of the Century New York (2008), and his Media and the American Mind: From Morse to McLuhan (1982) received the American Historical Association's First Book Award and has been translated into Chinese and Spanish. He is also a coauthor of Out of Many: A History of the American People (8th edition, 2015), which was banned from Texas high schools in 2003. Czitrom has appeared as a featured on-camera consultant for numerous documentaries and he was a historical advisor for BBC America's historical drama, "Copper." He is also a member of the Society of American Historians.

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