Thomas J. Sugrue

Thomas J. Sugrue is Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Professor of History and Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania. A specialist in the history of race, politics, and society in twentieth-century America, he is author of the Bancroft Prize winning book, The Origins of the Urban Crisis: Race and Inequality in Postwar Detroit, co-editor of W.E.B. DuBois, Race and the City, and author of more than twenty-five articles. He is currently writing two books: a history of the struggle for racial equality in the North and a history of America in the twentieth-century.

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