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Alexander von Hoffman

historian

Alexander von Hoffman, American historian. Fellow Charles Warren Center for American Studies, Harvard University, 1994. Member American History Association, Organization American Historians, American Studies Association, Social Science History Association, Society for American City and Regional Planning History.

Background

Hoffman, Alexander von was born on July 11, 1951 in Evanston, Illinois, United States. Son of Nicholas and Ann Cremin (Byrne) von Hoffman.

Education

Bachelor summa cum laude, University Massachusetts, Boston, 1977. Master of Arts, University Massachusetts, Boston, 1979. Master of Arts, Harvard University, 1980.

Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1986.

Career

Assistant professor department visual and environmental studies Harvard University Graduate School Design, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1986-1990, associate professor department visual and environmental studies, 1990-1995. Fellow Taubman Center for State and Local Government Harvard University Kennedy School Government, 1995-1997. Senior research fellow Joint Center for Housing Studies Center-Harvard University, since 1998.

Board directors The Bostonian Society, Boston.

Works

book Local Attachments: The Making of an American Urban Neighborhood, 1850 to 1920 (Creating the North American Landscape) book Local Attachments: The Making of an American Urban Neighborhood, 1850 to 1920 (Creating the North American Landscape) by Von Hoffman, Professor Alexander (1996) Paperback

Membership

Member American History Association, Organization American Historians, American Studies Association, Social Science History Association, Society for American City and Regional Planning History.

Connections

Married Glenna Lang, July 5, 1951. 1 child, Esmé.

father:
Nicholas Hoffman

mother:
Ann Cremin (Byrne) Hoffman

spouse:
Glenna Lang

child:
Esmé Hoffman