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David Farber, PhD Biography

Title:
Professor of History at Temple University
Position:
None Found to the question "Should Prostitution Be Legal?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Dec. 30, 2008

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Roy A. Roberts Distinguished Professor, University of Kansas, 2015-present
  • Professor, Department of History, Temple University, July 2004-2015
  • Board Member, Center for Humanities, College of Liberal Arts, Temple University, 2004-2008
  • Director, Graduate Studies, Department of History, Temple University, July 2005-June 2007
  • Professor, Department of History, University of New Mexico, Jan. 1997-June 2004
  • Recipient, General Library Faculty Acknowledgment Prize, College of Arts and Sciences, University of New Mexico, 2004
  • Assistant Professor, Department of History, Barnard College, Columbia University, July 1990-Dec. 1996
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of History, Barnard College, Columbia University, July 1989-June 1990
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Kansas, Jan. 1988-May 1989
  • Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Hawaii, Aug. 1986-Dec. 1987
Education:
  • PhD, American History, University of Chicago, 1985
  • MA, American History, University of Chicago, 1981
  • BA, History and English, University of Michigan, 1979
Other:
  • Member, Editorial Board, The Sixties: The Journal of History, Politics, and Culture, 2007-present
  • Advisory Board Member, Myer and Rosaline Feinstein Center for American Jewish History, Oct. 2006-present
  • Advisory Board Member, Editorial Board, H-1960s, H-Net (Humanities and Social Sciences Online), 2005-present
  • His book Taken Hostage: The Iran Hostage Crisis and America’s First Encounter with Radical Islam was selected as “The Best of the Best from University Presses” by the American Library Association, 2005
  • Recipient, Herbert Hoover Prize for his book Sloan Rules: Alfred P. Sloan and the Triumph of General Motors, 2003
  • Recipient, Cugnot Award for his book Sloan Rules: Alfred P. Sloan and the Triumph of General Motors, 2003
  • Recipient, Organization of American Historians – Japanese Association for American Studies Short-term Residency, Mita Campus, Keio University (Japan), June 2002