Historian, Author, Critic

About Thomas J. Sugrue

Thomas J. Sugrue is David Boies Professor of History and Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania and Director of the Penn Social Science and Policy Forum. The author of three books and editor of two others, he contributes to the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, the London Review of Books, The Nation, and Salon.  He is a frequent commentator on modern American history, politics, civil rights, and urban policy.

Sugrue has given nearly 300 public lectures throughout the United States and in Argentina, Canada, England, France, Germany, and Japan.