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Gregory Sumner

Professor of History
Department Co-Chair

Gregory Sumner
Contact Info:
Campus: McNichols Campus
Building: Briggs
Room: 326
Phone: 313-993-1121
Gregory Sumner
Areas of Expertise:
History - 1960s
Historical Events
Holocaust
Popular Culture
World War II

Degrees

  • J.D. from the University of Michigan
  • Ph.D. from Indiana University
  • M.A. from Indiana University
  • B.A. from Indiana University

Biography

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.
 
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