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educator , writer

John Dizikes is a Professor Emeritus of American Studies at the University of California.


John Dizikes was born on November 8, 1932 in the United States.


Dizikes graduated from Harvard University in 1964.


Dizikes served as Cowell College provost. Nowadays he works as a professor of history at University of California, Santa Cruz, California, United States.

In 2000 he wrote a biography of Hall of Fame jockey Tod Sloan.


  • Dizikes is the author of numerous articles and four books, and winner of the 1993 National Book Critics Circle Award for "Opera in America: A Cultural History."


Dizikes has an interest in thoroughbred horse racing.


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    horse racing