Lawrence B. Glickman

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Lawrence B. Glickman
Born (1963-01-10)January 10, 1963
New York
Citizenship American
Alma mater Princeton University, University of California, Berkeley
Occupation History professor and author

Lawrence B. Glickman (born January 10, 1963) is an American historian, university professor and administrator and author of books and articles on consumerism. He currently teaches at Cornell University.[1] Previously, he was head of the History Department at the University of South Carolina, where he has taught since 1992.[2]

Education and career[edit]

Glickman did his undergraduate work at Princeton University, from which he received an A.B. degree in history magna cum laude in 1985. He did his graduate work at the University of California, Berkeley and received his M.A. in 1989 and his Ph.D. in 1992. That same year he became an assistant professor of history at the University of South Carolina and became a full professor in 2006.[3] He began teaching at Cornell in 2014.

Personal life[edit]

He is married to Canadian-born Jill Frank, who was formerly an associate professor of political science at the University of South Carolina[4][5] and now also teaches at Cornell.


  • Books:
    • Glickman, Lawrence B. (2009), A Living Wage: American Workers and the Making of Consumer Society, Cornell University Press, ISBN 978-0-8014-8614-2
    • Glickman, Lawrence B. (2009), Buying Power: A History of Consumer Activism in America, University of Chicago Press, ISBN 978-0-226-29865-8[6]
    • Glickman, Lawrence B., editor (2009), Consumer Society in American History: A Reader, Cornell University Press ISBN 978-0-8014-8486-5
    • Glickman, Lawrence B., co-editor (2009), The Cultural Turn in U. S. History: Past, Present, and Future, University of Chicago Press, ISBN 978-0-226-11507-8[7]

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