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Stuart M. Blumin, American history professor. Recipient Kerr History prize, New York State History Association, 1975, Best Book in North American Urban History award, Urban History Association, 1990, Binkley-Stephenson prize, Organization of America Historians, 2000; fellowship, Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History, Harvard University, 1971-1972, National Endowment of the Humanities, 1987-1988, 1997-1998.


Blumin, Stuart M. was born on March 29, 1940 in Miami, Florida, United States. Son of Harry and Faye Blumin.


Bachelor of Science in Economic, University Pennsylvania, 1962. Master of Arts, University Pennsylvania, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, University Pennsylvania, 1968.


Assistant professor american studies Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York, 1967—1969. Assistant professor history Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1969—1973. Faculty member Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1974—1982, professor american history, since 1982, director, Cornell in Washington, since 1998.


  • Other Work

    • Author: The Urban Threshold: Growth and Change in a Nineteenth-Century Community, The Short Season of Sharon Springs: Portrait of Another New York, The Emergence of the Middle Class: Social Experience in the American City, 1760-1900, The Encompassing City: Streetscapes in Early Modern Art and Culture. Co-author Rude Republic: Americans and their Politics in the Nineteenth Century. Co-author: The GI Bill: The Veteran's New Deal.

      Editor: New-York by Gaslight and Other Urban Sketches by George G. Foster.


Trustee New York State History Association, Cooperstown, New York, 2000—2006. Member of Urban History Association, Organization of America Historians, American History Association.


Married Deborah A. Adelman, June 12, 1965. Children: Jennifer A., Daniel A.

Harry Blumin

Faye Blumin

Deborah A. Adelman

Jennifer A. Blumin

Daniel A. Blumin