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Alan Brinkley

Governing Board Member, SOF/Heyman, Columbia University (2000–2004)

website In memoriam
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Alan Brinkley specialized in the history of twentieth-century America. From 2003 to 2009, he was University Provost, and before that chair of the Department of History. In 1998-99, he was the Harmsworth Professor of American History at Oxford University, and in 2011-2012, he was the Pitt Professor of American History at the University of Cambridge. He had been a member of the Columbia faculty since 1991 as Professor of American History.