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Sugrue Elected UHS President

Thomas J. Sugrue, David Boies Professor of History and Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania, has been elected president of the Urban History Association for a two-year term (2013-14). A historian of the twentieth-century US, he is author of The Origins of the Urban Crisis, winner of the Bancroft Prize; Sweet Land of Liberty: The Forgotten Struggle for Civil Rights in the North; and Not Even Past: Barack Obama and the Burden of Race. Sugrue will deliver his presidential address at the 2014 Urban History Association biennial conference in Philadelphia.

Posted: April 23, 2013
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