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Shannan Clark

Associate Professor, History

Dickson Hall 415
BA, University of Pennsylvania
MA, Tulane University
MPhil, Columbia University
PhD, Columbia University
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Professor Clark teaches a range of courses on the history of the modern United States. Prior to joining Montclair State in 2008, he taught at Tulane University, the University of Missouri at St. Louis, Columbia University, the Van Arsdale Labor Center of Empire State College (SUNY), and Princeton University. His research explores the development of white-collar work in the twentieth-century United States, with a particular focus on labor relations within the culture industries, including advertising, the print media, the broadcast media, and design. He is the author of The Making of the American Creative Class: New York's Culture Workers and Twentieth-Century Consumer Capitalism.


Professor Clark teaches the following courses at Montclair State University:
HIST 100 -- The Study of History
HIST 118 -- U.S. History since the Civil War
HIST 212 -- Social History of the United States
HIST 321 -- History of American Workers since 1860
HIST 365 -- History of the Mass-Communication Media in the United States
HIST 400 -- Senior Seminar: Inequality in Modern America
HIST 411 -- Cultural and Intellectual History of the United States since 1880
HIST 437 -- The Rise and Decline of the New Deal Order: U.S. Politics and Society, 1920-1980

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