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historian

James Richard Grossman, American historian. Charles Phelps Taft postdoctoral scholar University Cincinnati, 1982-1983; National Endowment for Humanities fellow, 1984-1985; Lloyd Lewis fellow Newberry Library., 1989-1990.

Background

Grossman, James Richard was born on July 26, 1952 in New Rochelle, New York, United States. Son of Howard Morton and Adele (Stiller) Grossman.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Cornell Univercity, 1974;Master of Arts, University of California, Berkeley, 1976;Doctor of Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley, 1982.

Career

Visiting assistant professor, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, 1983-1984;assistant professor, University of Chicago, 1984-1990;director Doctor William M. Scholl Center Family and Community History, The Newberry Library., Chicago, since 1990. Vice president Chicago Metropolitan History Fair, 1992, president, since 1993.

Works

Membership

Member advisory committee Harold Washington Project, Chicago, 1991-1992. Member American History Association (nominating committee 1993-1995), Association for Study of Afro-American Life and History, Illinois State History Society (advisory board 1991-1992), Immigration History Society (executive board 1992-1994), Organization American Historians (life), Social Science History Association (program committee 1991), Urban History Association.

Connections

Married Ann Billingsley, September 5, 1981. Children: Ruth H., Alice B.

father:
Howard Morton Grossman

mother:
Adele (Stiller) Grossman

spouse:
Ann Billingsley

children:
Ruth H. Grossman

Alice B. Grossman