DANIEL T. RODGERS, Princeton University

Daniel Rodgers, Henry Charles Lea Professor of History, Emeritus, at Princeton, is a historian of American culture and ideas. He is the author of four prize-winning books: The Work Ethic in Industrial America, 1850-1920; Contested Truths: Keywords in American Politics Since Independence; Atlantic Crossings: Social Politics in a Progressive Age; and Age of Fracture. Recipient of two awards for teaching excellence and of Princeton’s Behrman Award for Distinguished Achievement in the Humanities, he is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and has held the Pitt Professorship of American History and Institutions at Cambridge University. His research has been supported by fellowships from the NEH, the ACLS, the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the Wilson Center.


Mon-Tue, Sept. 26-27
    McDaniel C., Westminster, MD

Mon-Tue, Oct. 17-18
    Wake Forest U., Winston-Salem, NC

Thur-Fri, Oct. 20-21
    Louisiana State U., Baton Rouge

Mon-Tue, Feb. 13-14
    U. of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Mon-Tue, March 6-7
    Temple U., Philadelphia, PA

Mon-Tue, March 27-28
    Elon U., Elon, NC

Thur-Fri, March 30-31
    Davidson C., Davidson, NC


As a City upon a Hill:  How an Unknown Text Became a Foundation Stone of American National Identity

Age of Fracture:  The Transformation of Ideas and Society in Modern America

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