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history professor

Richard Lee Turits, American history professor. Recipient Outstanding Academy Book award, Choice Magazine, 2003, James Alexander Robertson Memorial prize, Conference Latin American History, 2003, Bolton-Johnson prize, 2005, John Edwin Fagg prize, American History Association, 2004; scholar, Harvard Academy International and Area Studies, 1996-1997, 1998-1999.

Background

Turits, Richard Lee was born on October 11, 1960 in Passaic, New Jersey, United States. Son of Philip Daniel Turits and Nancy Barnett Morse.

Education

Bachelor, Brown University, 1983. Master of Arts, Yale University, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1997.

Career

Assistant professor history Princeton University, New Jersey, 1997—2003. Associate professor history and Afro-American and African studies University Michigan, Ann Arbor, since 2003.

Works

Connections

Married Hannah Rosen, July 22, 1963.

father:
Philip Daniel Turits

mother:
Nancy Barnett Morse

spouse:
Hannah Rosen