Jonathan Sperber Edit Profile
While there he studied with historian Leonard Krieger. He received his Ph.D. from Chicago in 1980, and went to work at the University of Missouri in 1984, where he still resides.
Archivist Leo Baeck Institute, New York City, 1979—1982. Visiting assistant professor, history Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1982—1984. Assistant professor, history University Missouri, Columbia, 1984—1987, associate professor, history, 1987—1992, professor, history, 1992—2003, Curator's professor of history, since 2003.
History web site consultant German History Institute, Washington, since 2002. Associate editor Scribners Publishers, New York City, since 2003. President Conference Group for Central European History, 2003—2004.
Sperber has written a number of books on the political, social and religious history of nineteenth-century Europe. His 2013 book Karl Marx: A Nineteenth-Century Life was critically well-reviewed, which the New York Times described as an "absorbing, meticulously researched biography".
Member of German Studies Association, American History Association (member George Louis Beer prize committee 1999—2002).
Married Nancy Lynn Katzman. 1 child Adam Philip.
1979 - 1982
1982 - 1984
1984 - 1987