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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Carl Smith  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction



Illinois Connection

Smith is a professor at Northwestern University in Evanston.

Biographical and Professional Information

Carl Smith is the Franklyn Bliss Snyder Professor of English and American Studies and professor of history at Northwestern University. In collaboration with Academic and Research Technologies at Northwestern and the Chicago History Museum, he is author/curator of two major online exhibitions, ''The Great Chicago Fire'' and the ''Web of Memory and The Dramas of Haymarket''. He is one of the founders of the Program in American Studies at Northwestern, which he has served multiple times as director or associate director. In 1994 he was named Charles Deering McCormick Professor of Teaching Excellence at Northwestern.

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-- '''''Urban Disorder and the Shape of Belief