Bruce Kuklick

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Bruce Kuklick (born March 3, 1941 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American historian. He currently serves as the Nichols Professor of American History at the University of Pennsylvania, specializing in diplomatic and intellectual history of the United States, as well as the history of philosophy. He has written several books on these subjects, including Black Philosopher, White Academy: The Career of William Fontaine, which was described as "a biography of Fontaine is as good a story as that life itself."[1]

Selected publications[edit]

  • Black Philosopher, White Academy: The Career of William Fontaine. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press. 2008. 
  • Death in the Congo: Murdering Patrice Lumumba. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. 2015.  Co-author with Emmanuel Gerard.


  1. ^ Romano, Carlin (December 28, 2008). "A quiet scholar who broke barriers". The Philadelphia Inquirer. Retrieved 2009-06-18. 

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