Dr. Thomas Sugrue
Professor of History and Sociology
University of Pennsylvania
• Teaches a course on American history in the 1960s which emphasizes the transformation of liberalism and the revitalization of conservatism, and the tensions between integration and separatism, between libertarianism and communitarianism that shaped the social movements of the sixties.
• Research specialties include the civil rights movement, the debate over Vietnam, student radicalism, sexual-liberation movements, black power, the counterculture, the urban crisis and white backlash.