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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Brent Staples  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT

Born: Chester, Pennsylvania


Illinois Connection

Brent Staples has a doctorate in psychology from the University Of Chicago. He has been a Adjunct Professor of Psychology at colleges in both Pennsylvania and Chicago, 1977-81. He was a reporter for the Chicago Sun-Times, 1982-83.

Biographical and Professional Information

Brent Staple is currently an editorial writer, specializing in politics and culture, for the New York Times.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library


-- Danforth Fellowship for graduate study at University of Chicago, and Anisfield Wolff Book Award for , Parallel Time, Growing up in Black and White.