Bruce Kuklick

Bruce  Kuklick

Nichols Professor of American History Emeritus

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Bruce Kuklick is Nichols Professor of American History Emeritus. His historical interests are broadly in the political, diplomatic, and intellectual history of the United States; and in the philosophy of history. He has won all the major teaching prizes given by the University, including the Senior Class Award. In 2004 he was elected to the American Philosophical Society. 

He has written many books among them one on baseball, To Every Thing A Season. His most recent books are Death in the Congo: Murdering Patrice Lumumba (with Emmanuel Gerard) (2015); and The Fighting Sullivans: How Hollywood and the Military Create Heroes (2016).

A second edition of his Academic Choice book of 2009, A Political History of the USA: One Nation Under God will be published in 2019. 


Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania, 1968

M.A. University of Pennsylvania, 1966

M.A. Bryn Mawr College, 1965

St. John's College, Oxford, 1963-1964

B.A. University of Pennsylvania, 1963


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