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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  George Chauncey  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction

Born: 1954


Illinois Connection

Chauncey was a professor at the University of Chicago from 1991 - 2006.

Biographical and Professional Information

George Chauncey is the Samuel Knight Professor of History & American Studies and DGS of American Studies at Yale University. His field of interests include: U.S.: 20th century US social, cultural, and urban history; Lesbian & gay history; and History of gender & sexuality. In 2012 he was awarded the Sidonie Miskimin Clauss Prize for Teaching Excellence in the Humanities. He is co-director of the ''Yale Research Initiative on the History of Sexualities'' and has served as the chair of the History Department, chair of LGBT Studies, and Director of Graduate Studies and Undergraduate Studies for American Studies. Along with the books listed below, Chauncey was also one of three editors of the book, ''Hidden from History: Reclaiming the Gay and Lesbian Past.''

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