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Through the Faculty Fellows Program, the Institute fosters an environment that encourages cross-disciplinary connections and nurtures a collaborative spirit among faculty across the 12 schools. This program identifies faculty with a demonstrated interest in urban research and provides research and communication services.

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Thomas J. Sugrue

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David Boies Professor of History and Sociology

Director, Penn Social Science and Policy Forum

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    About

    Thomas J. Sugrue is David Boies Professor of History and Sociology in the Department of History in the School of Arts and Sciences, and Director of the Penn Social Science and Policy Forum. His first book, The Origins of the Urban Crisis: Race and Inequality in Postwar Detroit (1996), won the Bancroft Prize in American History, the Philip Taft Prize in Labor History, the President's Book Award of the Social Science History Association, and the Urban History Association Award for Best Book in North American Urban History. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. 

    Selected Publications

    Sugrue, Thomas. 2010. Not Even Past: Barack Obama and the Burden of Race. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

    Sugrue, Thomas. 2008. Sweet Land of Liberty: The Forgotten Struggle for Civil Rights in the North. New York: Random House.

    Sugrue, Thomas. 1996. The Origins of the Urban Crisis: Race and Inequality in Postwar Detroit. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

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    David Boies Professor of History and Sociology

    Director, Penn Social Science and Policy Forum

    School/Department

      About

      Thomas J. Sugrue is David Boies Professor of History and Sociology in the Department of History in the School of Arts and Sciences, and Director of the Penn Social Science and Policy Forum. His first book, The Origins of the Urban Crisis: Race and Inequality in Postwar Detroit (1996), won the Bancroft Prize in American History, the Philip Taft Prize in Labor History, the President's Book Award of the Social Science History Association, and the Urban History Association Award for Best Book in North American Urban History. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. 

      Selected Publications

      Sugrue, Thomas. 2010. Not Even Past: Barack Obama and the Burden of Race. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

      Sugrue, Thomas. 2008. Sweet Land of Liberty: The Forgotten Struggle for Civil Rights in the North. New York: Random House.

      Sugrue, Thomas. 1996. The Origins of the Urban Crisis: Race and Inequality in Postwar Detroit. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

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