Professor of History
Campus: McNichols Campus
- J.D. from the University of Michigan
- Ph.D. from Indiana University
- M.A. from Indiana University
- B.A. from Indiana University
Professor and Co-Chair of History, teaches courses on twentieth-century American politics and culture. He is the author of Dwight Macdonald and the Politics Circle: The Challenge of Cosmopolitan Democracy (1996), Unstruck in Time: A Journey Through Kurt Vonnegut's Life and Novels (2012) and Detroit in World War II (2015). A fellow of the Andrew Mellon Foundation, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Humanities, he also was selected as a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Rome (2001, 2010). He holds B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Indiana University and a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School. He joined the University in 1993.