James Grossman

Jim Grossman is executive director of the American Historical Association. From 1997–2010, he was vice president for research and education at the Newberry Library, while also teaching graduate courses at the University of Chicago. He received his PhD from the University of California, Berkeley, and has taught at the University of Chicago and the University of California, San Diego. He is the author of Land of Hope: Chicago, Black Southerners, and the Great Migration (Univ. of Chicago Press, 1989) and A Chance to Make Good: African Americans, 1900–1929 (Oxford Univ. Press, 1997).

Bio courtesy: AHA.

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