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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  John D'Emilio  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction

Born: 1948 in Bronx, New York


Illinois Connection

D'Emilio is a professor of history and of women's and gender studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

John D'Emilio is one of the leading and best-known scholars in the area of GLBT studies. Many scholars consider him to be one of the founders of GLBT studies. In addition to being a scholar, he is a social activist who has dedicated a considerable amount of time to various activities helping both GLBT and mainstream social causes. D'Emilio is a professor at the University of Illinois, Chicago where his teaching centers on US history and gender studies.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library


-- *Pulitzer Prize Nomination *Brudner Prize at Yale University, 2005 '''''The World Turned ''''' *Lambda Editor`s Choice Award Literary Award, 2002 '''''Sexual Politics, Sexual Communities ''''' *Stonewall Book Award, 1984 '''''Lost Prophet